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Description: Bernard Arms (standing), uncle of Lewis Arms, shares a picnic with his neighbors Mr. and Mrs. (Betsy) Nofsinger.
Date: 1944 ca.
Description: Five women look at a window display at the Schweke Brothers Store, 129 Third Street, which occupied the 1910 Risley Brothers Building. A man sits in the dr...
Date: 1965 ca.
Description: Color postcard of the bathing beach at Devil's Lake State Park with a view of the East Bluff. The lake, bluffs and sky are in the background. Many visitor...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A seated young woman in a nineteenth century style dress poses with a tapestry or carpet bag and spinning wheel. A bonnet rests on an antiquer dresser beh...
Description: A woman stands with two white dogs among the trees at Effinger Park. The park features benches, a pump, a lawn swing, a gazebo and three cabins.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A studio portrait of an unidentified woman seated on a Victorian love seat with a small boy standing beside her. She wears an intricately embroidered dress...
Description: Women of the Free Congregation (Free Thinkers) of Sauk City, gathered in the basement of their meeting house.
Description: Jane Lloyd Jones (also known as Aunt Jen), co-owner of the Hillside Home School, an early progressive school in Wisconsin.
Description: Two women stand beside a waterfall "downstream from the crag."
Date: date unknown
Description: A woman stands next to a locomotive on display behind a fence at House on the Rock. This image was included in the attraction's brochure. The sign on the t...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A young woman stands holding a sea shell. She wears wings and is loosely wrapped in diaphanous cloth.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: A group of adults, including Harry E. Cole (center), stand behind a fence. A sign on the fence reads, "YOU CAN'T PLAY IN OUR BACK YARD."
Description: An elderly woman in headscarf, checked dress and sweater, sits outdoors knitting. Identified as Martha Schilling, wife of Adam Rebholz from Portage, Wiscon...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Five men and three women, employees of City Food Mart, pose in front of the store at 124 Third Street. Signs identify the store as "Baraboo's Newest Comple...
Description: Harriet Anderson (whose name has since changed to Penny Hilley) and Nancy Waterman clowning around at the Wonder Spot in Lake Delton in the Wisconsin Dells...
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...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Zona Gale (Mrs. William Breese) standing near a window and holding a rose in her left hand.
Description: Men stand on the street level porch and women on the second floor wrap-around balcony of the Alba House. A sign on the railing advertises a harness shop.
Description: A man and woman pose at the wooden walkway among the rock formations of Congress Hall, on the Dell View Resort property.
Description: Ephraim Burt Trimpey and his wife Alice Kent Trimpey sit in front of their fireplace. The Trimpeys were antique dealers and collectors; Mr. Trimpey was als...
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