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Date: 1836 

Description: The shot tower at Tower Hill State Park.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Front of house with white fence. Man, young child, and dog stand in front of fence.

Magazine or Periodical

An Awkward Fix

Date: 1892-07 

Description: Engraved illustration depicting Frank Lenz sitting on the edge of a railroad bridge holding his safety bicycle in front of him and his box camera on his ba...

Date: 1877 ca.

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

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of people, a pier, a steamboat and row boats on Devil's Lake. An American flag is on the steamboat. The people are elegantly dressed.


Aunt Nell's Room

Date: 1898 

Description: Interior shot of Aunt Nell's room at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school, operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright...

Date: 1866 

Description: This manuscript map by Increase Lapham shows the Dells of the Wisconsin River, from Stand Rock and Witches Gulch at the north to a point approximately one...


The Grand Regatta

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." Spectators sit on the railroad bed at Devil's Lake.


Phillips' Residence

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Old Uncle Billy Johnson home at Governor Phillip's house, about six miles north of Prairie du Sac near highway 12. Portion of house, rock formation in back...

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...

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: 1870 

Description: Baraboo was first settled around 1838, and by 1870 it had become the county seat and the thriving village illustrated here. This birds eye drawing depicts...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View west from the Cliff House at Devil's Lake.

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: A pencil drawing of Tower HIll complex.

Date: 1878 ca.

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

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.

Map or Atlas

Map of Sauk County

Date: 1859 

Description: Map featuring various views of buildings and scenes from Sauk County.


Baraboo High School

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Baraboo high school with a large group of students standing around it.


Kipp Residence

Date: 1895 ca.

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

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a mill with several figures and horse-drawn vehicles located around it.

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