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Two Men on a Bench

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Carl Bohnsack (left) and August Marquardt seated on a bench outside a jewelry store.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin writer August Derleth and his jazz collection.

Date: 1956-03-12 

Description: Sauk City School superintendent William Leahy goes over some basketball tournament details with Coach Bob Schrader while players Larry Breunig and Wayne Sc...

Photograph

Old Harness Shop

Date:  

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...

Photograph

Sauk City Panorama

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sepia-toned elevated panorama, built from four separate photographs, of Sauk City. The Wisconsin River is in the background, with large hills on the other...

Date: 1956-03-12 

Description: Sauk City Mayor Gilbert (Gilly) Meyer discusses the state tournament with Cliff Lyons, the high school's official basketball scorekeeper for the last 12 ye...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Sauk County veterans posed outdoors.

Date: 1952 

Description: Wisconsin author August Derleth standing in front of his Sauk City home, "the Place of the Hawks."

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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.

Date: 1956-03-12 

Description: Portrait of the Sauk City High School basketball team and coach with their sectional trophy.

Date: 1956-02-11 

Description: Audrey Rasmussen, faculty adviser for the Sauk City High School cheerleading corps, demonstrates proper gestures to Betty Leykauf, Jackie Kennedy, Shirley...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin writer August Derleth, wearing a boldly patterned sweater and sitting with an unidentified group on a lawn in front of a house. Probably friends...

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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:  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.

Date:  

Description: Wisconsin writer August Derleth examining the stock of the Arkham House press. He established it in Sauk City to publish in hard cover the works of H.P. Lo...

Date:  

Description: Women of the Free Congregation (Free Thinkers) of Sauk City, gathered in the basement of their meeting house.

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...

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.

Photograph

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.

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"Place of Hawks"

Date: 1940 after

Description: The entrance to "Place of Hawks", the home of author August Derleth, built in 1940. The stone house is roofed with a kind of thatch.

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