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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...
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...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A worker stands at the controls of a generator, most likely in the temporary power house at the Prairie du Sac dam site. The steam driven generator produc...
Description: Three children playing under a fallen tree outside of Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Fr...
Description: A crowd gathers for the laying of the cornerstone of the Hon. J.S. Tripp Library and Hall. J. Stephen Tripp was a pioneer in Prairie du Sac, a lawyer, and...
Date: date unknown
Description: Several farm workers load corn from a wagon into a silo, which is in front of a barn. There are two windmills in the background. Behind the wagon is belt-d...
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...
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: A group portrait including Dr. Edward A. Bass, seated on the far right, next to his parents, Isaac W. and Lorinda Hill Bass. Dr. Bass's brother Frank Bas...
Date: 1911-04 ca.
Description: Men stand on and beside a rail car in front of the main construction office at the site of the Wisconsin River dam.
Date: 1942 ca.
Description: Author August Derleth surrounded by books at his desk.
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., waving a flag from the back of a train as he campaigns for governor.
Description: Children play on slides, see-saws, and swings in the playground of the public school.
Description: Two unidentified men pose with ten fish attached to a board in front of a canvas backdrop.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Six young women posed among the rocks at Devil's Lake.
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.
Description: Workmen pose while erecting the first smoke stack at the power plant construction site on the Wisconsin River. Two men have scaled the stack.
Description: Lewis Arms (left, wearing a hat) poses with his arm around his uncle Otis Arms, probably at Bernard Arms's farm. There is a woman in a field walking away i...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: View from cobblestone street of a man standing next to a police officer at the corner of Third and Oak Streets, in front of the Corner Drugstore. A horse-d...
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...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Group portrait of a Boy Scout band in front of a large brick building, possibly the old Baraboo High School. The bass drum head reads "Boy Scout Band" and...
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