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Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Car ferry on the Wisconsin River at Merrimac. A ferry has operated at this site since the 1840's. In 1924 the privately owned ferry was replaced by this...
Description: The old library at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Date: date unknown
Description: A view of the shoreline of Devil's Lake with railroad tracks in the foreground. On the back of the photograph is the photographer's information, "Sim Mould...
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...
Description: Newly poured concrete abutment on the east shore of the Wisconsin River. Iron reinforcing rods protrude from the concrete. Workmen and the steam-driven c...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Panoramic view of Devil's Lake.
Description: Tall grasses in a shaft of sunlight.
Description: A double exposure of a landscape featuring a very large tree and farm houses superimposed on an image of buildings and crowds at the Sauk County Fairground...
Description: Mr. Trimpey creates a self-portrait while photographing the window of his antique shop at 128 Fourth Avenue. The window display features dolls from the col...
Description: Steam-powered pile driver and centrifugal pump (in shed) at work at the Wisconsin River dam site. Men and children are watching the work.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Hillside Home School.
Description: The third grade class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Date: 1911-04 ca.
Description: Men stand on and beside a rail car in front of the main construction office at the site of the Wisconsin River dam.
Description: View from water of two unidentified men standing on the shoreline near the dance pavilion on the north shore of Devil's Lake.
Description: Cabinet quarter-length portrait of Mrs. Luckinsmier.
Description: View down a winding dirt road with houses on both sides, as well as a large two-story building with a loading dock in front. Two people are in the back yar...
Description: Newly construced kitchen and dining rooms at the construction camp for the dam on the Wisconsin River. The kitchen building has three ventilators on the r...
Description: Aerial view of La Valle.
Date: 1877 ca.
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.
Description: Exterior view of Hillside Home School, built in 1887.
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