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Date: 1870 

Description: Sauk City is the oldest incorporated village in Wisconsin (incorporated in 1854) and also has the oldest organized volunteer fire department in the state,...

Date: 1895-07 ca.

Description: Two men, W.M. Smith and W.H.D., rest on a large log over Little Bear Creek.

Date: 1852 

Description: Devil's Lake from shore flanked by steep tree-covered hillsides. A small solitary rowboat floats near the distant shore.

Date: 1877-06 ca.

Description: A huge crowd, mostly men, has gathered on the bank of Devil's Lake to witness the firing of a cannon. The occasion is the Grand Regatta held June 21-22, 18...

Date: 1887 

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." A stereograph showing spectators gathered behind the starter's cannon on Devil's Lake.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: An original poster advertising the eleventh annual railroad picnic, taking place at Devil's Lake State Park on Saturday, July 27, 1889. In the advertiseme...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a very large number of judges standing crowded at the very small end of a pier in Devil's Lake. The occasion is the Grand Regatta held June...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

Photograph

Talus Slope

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Talus Slope at Devil's Lake. Rocky shoreline with slope, pine trees, rock pile and formation.

Photograph

Black Hawk Bluff

Date: 1896 

Description: View of Black Hawk Bluff, site of the Battle of Wisconsin Heights in the Black Hawk War.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Lake shore with men and railroad tracks on Devil's Lake.

Date: 1877 

Description: Stereoview of a very large number of judges standing crowded at the very small end of a pier in Devil's Lake. The occasion is the Grand Regatta held June 2...

Photograph

Kipp Residence

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Kipp residence with laundry hanging in front and a man seated on the porch.

Photograph

Elderly Man Fishing

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view over water towards an elderly man using a long pole to fish from a steep rock ledge on the opposite shoreline.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Bridge over the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Spectators watching a rowing shells race on Devil's Lake.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A yellow mount stereograph of the railroad tracks skirting the edge of Devil's Lake, with several boats tied up alongside. From the stereograph series "The...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Two men on a rock formation in the Baraboo Bluffs. One man is holding out a hat.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: ,Well-dressed young couples sit in the foreground while in the background is a picket fence running along a busy road with horse and buggy traffic. Further...

Photograph

Jane Lloyd Jones

Date: 1898 

Description: Jane Lloyd Jones (also known as Aunt Jen), co-owner of the Hillside Home School, an early progressive school in Wisconsin.

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