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Mirror Lake Mill

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Mirror Lake Mill with bridge in foreground. Two women stand on the bridge looking down at the river.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women and a man boat through a narrow passageway amidst large rock formations. Wooden debris from an unknown cause blocks their passage. This may be Pe...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Man in work clothes holding a shovel loaded with dirt while another man watches in the background. The men were Civilian Conservation Corps workers at Devi...

Date: 1909 

Description: Two young women wearing long dresses pose on top of a large tree stump, while holding onto each other tightly. Their jackets are laying on the ground, and...

Date: 1936-08-25 

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

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...

Photograph

Joe Mayer 04

Date: 1978 

Description: Joe Mayer laughing after swatting a fly in his hand.

Date: 1911-09-23 

Description: Workers stand on the barge-mounted, steam-driven pile driver at work on the coffer dam.

Photograph

Daniel Reynolds

Date: 1909 

Description: Daniel Reynolds, wearing a hat, suit coat, and vest with watch fob, sits in a bentwood chair in front of a large tree. There is a board sidewalk behind hi...

Photograph

Mrs. Earl Baltes

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman identified as Mrs. Earl Baltes poses in nineteenth-century attire, seated on the floor with her arm resting on the open bottom drawer of an a...

Photograph

Circus Camels

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Five men in work clothes pose while riding Bactrian camels; three well-dressed men stand near a Dromedary. The group is on a dirt road with houses and util...

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: 1921 ca.

Description: Group portrait of four people standing in front of a wire fence on the edge of a cliff, with trees and a valley in the background. Walter Alexander stands...

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...

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

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: 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...

Date: 1952-08-21 

Description: From left to right are Lewis, Nellie and Bernard Arms posing behind a convertible on Old Lake Road, with Bernard and Nellie's house in the background.

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

Street Scene

Date: 1921 

Description: View of a street with automobiles and horse-drawn wagons parked along the curbs. There are commercial buildings on both sides of the street and a few pedes...

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