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Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1929 

Description: View down road, with railroad tracks in the foreground. On the left is an automobile repair shop with two cars parked near the gas pumps. A man stands and...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Beach at the Squires' Evergreen Retreat. Two children stand at the top of the water slide while others play in the water.

Photograph

Jennie Rooney

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Jennie Rooney, performer and aerialist with the Ringling Brothers Circus, poses in a sequined costume and tights with a net butterfly in her hair.

Date: 1955-05-20 

Description: Elevated view over crowd towards speaker during Women's Auxiliary 5th annual pilgrimage to historic sites in Wisconsin. Over 200 members and guests made th...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a man and woman sitting in a canoe on Lake Delton. On the left is part of what appears to be a boathouse.

Photograph

Ott Family

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: The extended Ott family posing in front of a woodpile of split and cut wood stacked against a log barn located on the Ott farm. The man is adjusting his gl...

Date: 1955-04-29 

Description: Group portrait of students, Little Prairie School, District #2, taken outside in front of school building, including teacher Miss Vera Frederickson.

Photograph

Alice Kent Trimpey

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A portrait of the photographer's wife, Alice Kent Trimpey, sitting. Mrs. Trimpey was an authority on antiques and antique dolls.

Date: 1955-04-07 

Description: Harriet Anderson (whose name has since changed to Penny Hilley) and Nancy Waterman at the Wonder Spot in Lake Delton in the Wisconsin Dells.

Photograph

German Class

Date:  

Description: A woman teaching a German class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1940 

Description: Gustave Ott (1871-1954) and Anna Ott (1871-1954) feeding a large flock of multi-colored chickens on their farm. Gustave is carrying a kettle and Anna is ho...

Date: 1955-04-07 

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...

Photograph

Jennie Rooney

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Date: 1913-08-20 

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called the Devil's Doorway in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees can be seen to the right and below. The lake, bluffs...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1928 

Description: View down street. On the left is the McCann. Undertaking building and grocery store. Two children play on a wagon on the sidewalk. Five people are gathered...

Date: 1965-06 

Description: Two girls facing each other while standing at odd angles at the Wonder Spot in Lake Delton in the Wisconsin Dells. One is wearing saddle shoes.

Postcard

Taxidermist Cart

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A man in a suit and hat, and a ribbon on his lapel, poses in front of a cart with a sign that reads: "E.D. Ochsner, Taxidermist, Prairie du Sac, Wis." Bunt...

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...

Postcard

The Wonder Spot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four women demonstrate the visual characteristics apparent at the Wonder Spot.

Photograph

Parfrey's Glen

Date: 1909 

Description: Two women pose behind a log which has fallen across the stream in Parfrey's Glen. One woman holds a small pail.

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