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Group Playing Cards

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men and women sit outdoors, playing a card game around a table at Devil's Lake.

Date: 1912-11-02 

Description: Workmen use a crane to erect the gate guides for the power house.

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Pine Hollow

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: A view of Pine Hollow looking south. Ferry bluff is visible in the distance. Family group at edge of field; girl sitting on the rock is Everetta Bass. The...

Date: 1913-02-08 

Description: A winter view with workers posing with brush mats at the power dam construction site. The gate guides and high trestle form the background.

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Baxter House

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View from across road of Baxter House, a two-story wooden structure. A man is sitting on the roof working on the chimney. A bell tower is seen behind the r...

Date: 1913-03-11 

Description: Workers pose by a piling coated with sand suspended from a crane.

Date: 1924 

Description: Children play on makeshift seesaws created from construction materials outside the old schoolhouse.

Date: 1911-06-19 

Description: Looking west over the Wisconsin River at the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle built for construction of the dam. Two pile drivers are seen in the...

Date: 1931 

Description: A man and his dog are on the lawn in front of a house. A wooden sign reads, "Cottage and Rooms for Rent." Another sign below advertises for "N.F. Sherman 2...

Date: 1912-07-16 

Description: Workers pose inside the coffer dam. The narrow gauge railroad is behind them. One of the pile drivers is in the background. A bare area on the bluff in...

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Dance Band

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Six musicians pose in front of a backdrop with their instruments, including saxophones, clarinets, a banjo, drums and trumpet with mutes. The drum has bee...

Date: 1912-11-02 

Description: Workmen pose during erection of the draft tubes for the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Man and woman seated on an overgrown hillside. The woman has ferns on her lap and is holding an umbrella. Inscribed on reverse of original mount: "B.D.L. a...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Courtyard at Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. The house has a stone first floor, a balcony on ea...

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Portrait of a Man

Date: 1908 

Description: A copy print of a studio portrait of a seated African American man with a full beard. He wears a tattered hat and soiled overalls and jacket.

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Group Near Tent

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Men in summer clothes stand in small groups outside of a large canvas tent. The men on the right wear badges with ribbons. In the background, a man in Na...

Date: 1914-02-28 

Description: Group portrait of workers assembled with construction materials south of the power dam at Prairie du Sac. Three men in suits are on the right. The smokes...

Date: 1912-04-13 

Description: Workmen operate a steam shovel loading gravel into electric rail cars during construction of the power dam.

Date: 1911-06-21 

Description: Looking east over the Wisconsin River showing the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle. Two steam-driven pile drivers on barges with construction work...

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Baseball Team

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Twelve members of a baseball team, and the bat boy, all in uniform, and one man in a suit, pose for a group portrait. One player holds a mitt, another hold...

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