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Water Street

Date: 1937 

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

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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Sauk City Brewery

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from unpaved road of workers gathered in front of the brewery building, which has numerous chimneys, and one very tall chimney pipe. One of the men is...

Date: 1939 

Description: View of the Lueders cottage, home of the Hamburg-born botanist Frederick Lueders, just before it was torn down to make way for the home of August Derleth.

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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: 1952 

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

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: 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.

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...

Photograph

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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Turner's Academy

Date: 1909 

Description: Exterior view of Professor Turner's academy.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Monroe (Munroe?) House, with three people posing on the front porch.

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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Corn Crib

Date: 1962-07-01 ca.

Description: A corn crib that doubles as a wagon shelter on Mr. Breunig's farm.

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...

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...

Date: 1902 ca.

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

Date: 1938 

Description: View down the center of Main Street, with many diagonally parked automobiles. Prominent on the right hand side of the street at a corner is the Classic Rev...

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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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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...

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