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Photograph

August Derleth

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Sauk City author August Derleth sits in a wing back chair near a fireplace in his home, "The Place of Hawks."

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman stands holding a sea shell. She wears wings and is loosely wrapped in diaphanous cloth.

Photograph

Woman Knitting

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An elderly woman in an old-fashioned dress sits and knits by a table in front of a painted backdrop.

Photograph

Portrait of a Man

Date: 1908 

Description: A copy print of a studio portrait of a seated African American man with a full beard. He wears a tattered hat and soiled overalls and jacket.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman poses reclining and reading a magazine. She wears a bangled costume, tights, and dance slippers.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A group portrait of boys and young men in oriental costume and make-up. Most are holding opened hand fans.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A doll with china head from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey is posed by a miniature chair. She wears a silk dress and dates from the mid-nineteenth c...

Photograph

Jennie Rooney

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A woman poses with a mirror and powder puff. She wears a bangled costume and dance slippers.

Photograph

Baseball Team

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Twelve members of a baseball team, and the bat boy, all in uniform, and one man in a suit, pose for a group portrait. One player holds a mitt, another hold...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A doll is posed beside a miniature chair. The doll, from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, wears a long gown and a bead necklace. She has a tinted chin...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Portrait of Alice Kent Trimpey, an authority and writer on American decorative arts and historic dolls.

Postcard

The Wonder Spot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of a man and woman demonstrating the visual characteristics apparent at the Wonder Spot.

Date:  

Description: Women of the Free Congregation (Free Thinkers) of Sauk City, gathered in the basement of their meeting house.

Photograph

Jennie Rooney

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman poses seated in front of a painted forest backdrop. She wears wings and is wrapped in a diaphanous material. On the left on the ground is a s...

Photograph

Eliza Beers Gale

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A portrait of Eliza Beers Gale, the mother of novelist and playwright Zona Gale.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of room at House on the Rock. A young man is sitting on a bench near the window.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A studio portrait, presumably of Brad Robinson, his son and grandson. The eldest wears a badge of he Grand Army of the Republic, identifying him as a Civi...

Photograph

Angel in the Woods

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A model posed as an angel sits on the ground in front of a sylvan backdrop, warming her hands over a fire. She wears wings and a dress of diaphanous materi...

Photograph

Alex Elliott

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A seated, head and shoulders portrait of a man with a full, gray beard moustache holding a pipe to his mouth. He is wearing a hat and a vest.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Interior view of Civilian Conservation Corps barracks at Devil's Lake State Park. Several men can be seen sitting leisurely on their bunks. Two heating sto...

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