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Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

Date: 1909 

Description: A well-dressed woman with a walking stick stands on ice at the partially frozen Skillet Falls. Bare trees frame the scene. There are patches of snow and tr...

Date: 1922 

Description: View down center of street of a central business district. Automobiles are parked on the left, and businesses line both sides of the street. Several pedest...

Date: 1967 

Description: A man and woman are standing near a child riding a llama, with a young girl on the right standing and holding the llama's lead. In the background, people a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of a tourist camp at Devil's Lake State Park. Features a scene of men, women and children among picnic tables, automobiles. Tents are pi...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A man wearing a cap and apron holds a (likely taxidermied) Tom turkey while a second man offers the turkey a drink from a bottle. Wooden boxes labelled "Ol...

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Madonna and Child

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of a veiled woman and sleeping infant.

Photograph

Devil's Lake

Date: 1909 

Description: Two women wearing long dresses pose on a large boulder at the base of a rock formation in a shady glen.

Photograph

Draftees

Date: 1917-09-05 

Description: Eight men drafted to serve in World War I stand on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse. They would leave that day for the newly constructed Camp Grant,...

Photograph

Elderly Man Fishing

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view over water towards an elderly man using a long pole to fish from a steep rock ledge on the opposite shoreline.

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New Bath House

Date: 1938 

Description: View of the new bath house at Devil's Lake State Park, taken from the pier. Two small boats are pulled up to the shore and two girls are wading in the wate...

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Submerged Car

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View across river of a crowd gathered on a steep riverbank overlooking a submerged car. There is a large house at the top of the hill.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men stand next to the Badger Milk Train, which was part of the Sauk County Milk for Peace program. As the sign behind them notes, this program g...

Date: 1929 

Description: Exterior view of a small guest cottage with screened porch. A sign on the side of the cottage reads: "Minnows for Sale," and a man is standing under the la...

Date: 1948-08-14 

Description: Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus float in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade on street downtown with a large crowd in the street and park...

Photograph

Cleopatra's Needle

Date:  date unknown

Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity, Cleopatra's Needle. Man standing on top of needle.

Photograph

Lloyd Jones Sisters

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Portrait of Ellen Lloyd Jones and her sister Jane Lloyd Jones standing in front of the Hillside School which they founded and managed. Both sisters wear ey...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A man crosses Oak Street in this view north across the intersection with Third Street. The Bank of Baraboo is on the left; First National Bank is diagonall...

Date: 1980-09 

Description: A competitor in the State Cow Chip Tossing Contest has 30 seconds to choose her cow chip. The cow chips are specially made from cow manure.

Date: 1933-07-28 

Description: Colorized postcard in the Tall-Tale style. Two men standing on the shore are pulling a third man's leg out of a enormous fish's mouth. Two automobiles and...

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