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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: 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...

Photograph

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.

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.

Photograph

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: 1928 

Description: Two girls standing and sitting in the foreground on a lawn. In the background on the left a group of people stand near a tent and a parked automobile. Behi...

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.

Photograph

Corn Crib

Date: 1962-07-01 ca.

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

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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"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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State Bank

Date: 1914 

Description: Corner view from unpaved street of the State Bank. A meat market is next door on the left. Flyers on the power poles are for an upcoming fair. A metal and...

Date: 1939-10-01 

Description: A group poses at the laying of the cornerstone for August Derleth's new house, the Place of Hawks. Attendees include, back row, left to right, E.B. Trimpey...

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: 1902 ca.

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

Date: 1909 ca.

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

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Black Hawk Bluff

Date: 1896 

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

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Winter scene of snow-covered Jackson Street, Sauk City, Wisconsin.

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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: 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: 1952 

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

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