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Water Street

Date: 1937 

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

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...

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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...

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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.

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...

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Turner's Academy

Date: 1909 

Description: Exterior view of Professor Turner's academy.

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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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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."

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Barn and Woodshed

Date: 1962-07-01 ca.

Description: View of a barn and woodshed on Mr. Conrad Breunig's farm.

Date: 1936-08-25 

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

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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...

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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Water Street

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of Water Street featuring a group of patrons standing in the entrance of A. Becker's Saloon.

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: 1962-07-01 ca.

Description: Conrad Breunig sits smoking on his back porch and smokes a pipe. A retired farmer, Mr. Breunig now builds models and small wagons in his shop.

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Remington House

Date: 1906 

Description: Exterior view of the Remington House, located on 2nd Street.

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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"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.

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