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Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the exterior of the Ringling Mansion.

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Ironton Hotel

Date: 1923 

Description: The hotel is set in a grove of trees against a backdrop of rolling hills. There are two chimneys and a belvedere. There is a barn behind with a supply of f...

Date: 1925 

Description: Elevated view of Main Street, with industrial and commercial buildings. Cars are parked at the curb towards the far end of the street, and fields and tree-...

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Store Interior

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the interior of Ryan Hickethier & Co., a "Sears Associated Store" 132 Fourth Avenue. Kenmore appliances, Silvertone radios, and floor swee...

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.

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Theater Interior

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Al. Ringling Theatre highlighting the elaborate woodwork, central chandelier, and stage curtain, which features the painting "Serenade...

Date: 1922 

Description: View of Devil's Lake from the shore of the Kirkland Hotel, located at the southeast corner of the lake. There is building, perhaps a boathouse, on the shor...

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The Red Tavern

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A deteriorating wooden structure with two gables on the front, identified as the Red Tavern between Kilbourn and Mauston, built in 1848.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: The land and house were donated to the village. The club house is still in use (1964) as a publicaly owned building for recreation and meetings. Image show...

Date: 1927 

Description: Exterior view of a two-story house with a front porch and an enclosed porch on the side. In the background is a barn or outbuilding.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of a park in a central business district. There is a fountain, a statue, and benches along the walkway.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from street of the home of Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey, 719 Oak Street, after a snowfall. The classical revival style house has symmetrical wi...

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Evangelical Church

Date: 1922 

Description: Exterior view from road of church. The church building features arched doors and windows, stained glass, and a bell steeple. There is a cemetery behind the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of Devil's Lake and bluffs seen through the trees. A roof and chimney are visible. The text at the bottom reads: "A View From the New...

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Description: Men lined up for mealtime at the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) Camp at Devil's Lake State Park. The camp was reportedly opened in 1935 and closed in 19...

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Street Scene

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View features a dirt street, dwellings, a horse-drawn vehicle, sidewalks, power lines, and many trees. In the background is a hill with what appears to be...

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Ferry House

Date: 1923 

Description: The 1847 Ferry House, a two-story wooden, classical revival style structure with six over six windows. There is a second-story front porch and small lean-t...

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The Wisconsin House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A man stands near the wooden steps of the Wisconsin House, a wood frame building with a large brick wing. There is snow on the ground and on the roof.

Date: 1913-07-02 

Description: Workers pause while installing a maze of conduit for the switchboard in the power house. The construction camp is to the left.

Date: 1950-03-10 

Description: An exterior view of the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Scholl on East Monroe Street. The ranch style house is an attractive combination of Lannon stone and...

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