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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...

Photograph

Old Harness Shop

Date:  

Description: View from across street of two buildings on Water Street during the 19th century. The building on the right was built in 1866 by Christian Schumm. It later...

Date: 1952 

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

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...

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...

Photograph

"Place of Hawks"

Date: 1940 after

Description: The entrance to "Place of Hawks", the home of author August Derleth, built in 1940. The stone house is roofed with a kind of thatch.

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

Water Street

Date: 1937 

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

Date: 1936-08-25 

Description: The "House of David" traveling baseball team advertisement for an upcoming game.

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Member of a local farmers band practicing the tuba in a barnyard with cows. In the background is a barn on a hill.

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:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin writer August Derleth, wearing a boldly patterned sweater and sitting with an unidentified group on a lawn in front of a house. Probably friends...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down slope towards a man sitting on the shore of a lake beneath a tree, near a rowboat. Another boat is pulled up on the shore nearby. In the backgrou...

Photograph

Sauk City Panorama

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sepia-toned elevated panorama, built from four separate photographs, of Sauk City. The Wisconsin River is in the background, with large hills on the other...

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

"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.

Date: 1920 ca.

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

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Catholic Church

Date: 1909 

Description: View down unpaved street towards a church. Two people, perhaps nuns, are walking on a sidewalk lined with metal railings. Caption reads: "Catholic Church,...

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...

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