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Date: 1914 

Description: View down unpaved street towards the central business district. There is a drug store on the left decorated with flags, and the Farmers & Citizens Bank and...

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Astor House

Date: 1925 

Description: The Astor House hotel, with an automobile parked under trees on the left, and a large billboard for Wrigley's Spearmint gum on the right.

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Water Street

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of Water Street featuring a group of patrons standing in the entrance of A. Becker's Saloon.

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Wagon Toll Bridge

Date: 1909 

Description: Wagon toll bridge. There is a building on the left, and a man is sitting on a bench on the right side of the road leading onto the bridge.

Date: 1910 

Description: Three women and a man posed on and around the porch of the Monroe House. Potted plants, a flower box, and vines grace the porch.

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Pete's Cafe

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Pete Sprecher's Cafe and Bar on Water Street. A sign identifies the entrance to Pearl's Garden Dining Room. There are two benches and a penny weight machi...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Picnicking group of men and women along the shore of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1909 

Description: A view from shoreline below a bridge that crosses the Wisconsin River. There are two signs on the upper level of the bridge. One is for weight limit and th...

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Parochial School

Date: 1924 

Description: View across street of the two-story Parochial School on the corner. There is a double door entrance on the left side of the building, and an arched entranc...

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"Place of Hawks"

Date: 1940 after

Description: An exterior view of August Derleth's home, "Place of Hawks", seen from the garden and partially obscured by trees. The house was built in 1940.

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Power Plant and Dam

Date: 1922 

Description: Elevated view of the power plant and dam on the Wisconsin River. Two workers are walking near the center. On the opposite shoreline are fields and tree cov...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Member of a local farmers band practicing in a barnyard with a cow and pony. Another animal, unidentified, stands behind the tuba player.

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Water Street

Date: 1937 

Description: Water Street, looking north. On the right is the Up-To-Date Auto Company.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Members of the German-American Freie Gemeinde ("Free Thinkers") organization, posed in front of their building at Sauk City.

Date: 1962-07-01 ca.

Description: Conrad Breunig sits smoking on his back porch and smokes a pipe. A retired farmer, Mr. Breunig now builds models and small wagons in his shop.

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Remington House

Date: 1906 

Description: Exterior view of the Remington House, located on 2nd Street.

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Old Harness Shop

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Description: View from across street of two buildings on Water Street during the 19th century. The building on the right was built in 1866 by Christian Schumm. It later...

Date: 1924 

Description: View down center of Main Street. On the left is a soda shop/confectioner, with two women and a baby carriage on the sidewalk in front. Further down is a ch...

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Turner's Academy

Date: 1909 

Description: Exterior view of Professor Turner's academy.

Date: 1913 

Description: Members of the Wausau German Men's Choral Society of Sheboygan, gathered outdoors, relaxing and drinking beer. A banner behind the group says "Wausau Liede...

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