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Photograph

August Derleth

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Sauk City author August Derleth sits in a wing back chair near a fireplace in his home, "The Place of Hawks."

Date: 1925 

Description: View from shoreline towards cottage at Weigands Bay, Lake Wisconsin. A pier and several small boats are along the shore, with a man posed sitting in a rowb...

Date: 1911-05-06 

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A general store counter at Weigands Bay. Two women are behind the counter, with boxes of cigars on display behind them. Other canned goods are on the shelv...

Date: 1911-06 ca.

Description: Workmen pose during construction of the temporary steam power plant at the Prairie du Sac dam. These engines provided electric power for the construction...

Photograph

Ringling Hotel

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from across street of a shirtless young man standing beside an automobile in the shade of a lean-to attached to the old Ringling Hotel. Signs on the t...

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."

Photograph

Portrait of a Man

Date: 1908 

Description: A copy print of a studio portrait of a seated African American man with a full beard. He wears a tattered hat and soiled overalls and jacket.

Date: 1915 before

Description: A group of workers pose on the east bank of the Wisconsin River at the power dam contruction site. One man strums his shovel like a banjo; another stands...

Photograph

Cleopatra's Needle

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1911-06-10 

Description: Dining rooms and kitchen at the camp on the construction site of the Prairie du Sac dam. Workers and children pose in front of the dining rooms; there are...

Date: 1949-05-03 

Description: William Frazier, village president, sits at a drug store counter visiting with druggist Burt Blank in the village of La Valle.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aldo Leopold inspecting white pine, on Wisconsin River farm, a weekend retreat for the Professor of Wildlife Management at UW-Madison.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A group of workmen pose while working on concrete forms at the Prairie du Sac dam site. Their position high above the water level affords an expansive ups...

Date: 1912-04-12 

Description: A diver poses with other workmen at the power dam construction site prior to assessing underwater damage.

Photograph

Hunters with Deer

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A group of 14 hunters poses in front of seven field dressed deer which hang from a rack made of metal pipe. There is a barn in the far background, left, an...

Date: 1911-10-18 

Description: Workmen stand on damaged and partly submerged railroad track on the west shore of the Wisconsin River.

Photograph

Baseball Team

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Twelve members of a baseball team, and the bat boy, all in uniform, and one man in a suit, pose for a group portrait. One player holds a mitt, another hold...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the "Texas," a small boat carrying three passengers on Devil's Lake.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A group of bricklayers pose with the tools of their trade in front of an unfinished brick wall at the Prairie du Sac dam site. Note the wooden form for a...

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