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Date: 1913-06-13 

Description: A view, from the west, of the quarry on Blackhawk Bluff. Gravel from the quarry was used in concrete for the construction of the power plant and dam.

Date: 1913-07-02 

Description: Workers pause while installing a maze of conduit for the switchboard in the power house. The construction camp is to the left.

Date: 1913-11-01 

Description: Wooden forms are in place for construction of the walls of the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. The newly constructed power house is on the left.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Photograph

Public School

Date: 1922 

Description: A view of the public school, a wood building with two front entrances and a belfry. A flagpole, a pile of fuel wood and a seesaw on the left. Surrounded by...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: An unidentified young woman in old-fashioned dress holds flowers as she stands in front of entrance of the Trimpey house at 719 Oak Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View features a dirt street, an opera house on the right, storefronts, horse-drawn vehicles, several pedestrians walking on the sidewalks bordering the str...

Date: 1909 

Description: View from street of a street corner in the business district, with a large brick building housing the J.A.W. Sprecher general merchandise store, with fire...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View features a dirt street, dwellings, a horse-drawn vehicle, sidewalks, power lines, and many trees. In the background is a hill with what appears to be...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Eight new Massie-Harris tractors are parked in the snow in front of the Martiny Implement Co., 147 Third Avenue. A crowd has gathered and men sit on the tr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the north end of Devil's Lake and Cliff House. A number of buildings are around the shoreline with railroad tracks in the foreground. A lo...

Date: 1909 

Description: View down unpaved road towards three churches in a row. The M.E. and Catholic Churches are brick buildings with arched windows, belfry, and steeples. A sma...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the Ringling Brothers Circus winter quarters, including the print shop and the wardrobe building.

Date: 1915-08-20 

Description: A view of the south, or downstream, side of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. A man stands on pilings near the bank; the railroad extension is in...

Date: 1912-10-17 

Description: Concrete plant at east end of the dam, showing the mixers, crane, and a rail car at the abutment.

Photograph

Taliesin

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: An exterior view of Taliesin, the headquarters of the Frank Lloyd Wright organization.

Photograph

State Bank

Date: 1914 

Description: Corner view from unpaved street of the State Bank. A meat market is next door on the left. Flyers on the power poles are for an upcoming fair. A metal and...

Date: 1918-05-27 

Description: A group of more than 70 draftees poses on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse on the day they left Baraboo for Camp Grant near Rockford, Illinois. Most...

Postcard

Street Scene

Date: 1910 

Description: Colorized postcard of an elevated view of a parade going through the central business district. People in the parade are wearing helmets and riding horseba...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from road of the high school, a three-story brick building with an arched doorway and trees and bushes in the lawn in front. Two cars are par...

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