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Date: 1913-06-13 

Description: A view, from the west, of the quarry on Blackhawk Bluff. Gravel from the quarry was used in concrete for the construction of the power plant and dam.

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.

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Little Lou Crawford

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A doll from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey is posed with a flock of toy sheep.

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Mirror Lake

Date: 1909 

Description: Two women stand beside a waterfall "downstream from the crag."

Date: 1913-11-01 

Description: Wooden forms are in place for construction of the walls of the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. The newly constructed power house is on the left.

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Early Wax Doll

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A doll from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey and dating to the mid-nineteenth century is posed in a woodland setting with a small china dog. The doll's...

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Public School

Date: 1922 

Description: A view of the public school, a wood building with two front entrances and a belfry. A flagpole, a pile of fuel wood and a seesaw on the left. Surrounded by...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: An unidentified young woman in old-fashioned dress holds flowers as she stands in front of entrance of the Trimpey house at 719 Oak Street.

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Martha

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Hand-colored photograph of a doll, Martha, from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, posed in a woodland setting. She wears a green brocade dress and hat....

Date:  date unknown

Description: View features a dirt street, an opera house on the right, storefronts, horse-drawn vehicles, several pedestrians walking on the sidewalks bordering the str...

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Young Hunter

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of a young man in front of a painted backdrop wearing rubber boots holding his gun and a dead fox with his dog standing nearby.

Date: 1909 

Description: View from street of a street corner in the business district, with a large brick building housing the J.A.W. Sprecher general merchandise store, with fire...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A full-length studio portrait of a young woman, possibly a dancer, in costume.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of Balance Rock, a formation in Devil's Lake State Park. A tree is visible to the right and the lake, trees, bluffs and sky appear in th...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A doll with china head from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey is posed by a miniature chair. She wears a silk dress and dates from the mid-nineteenth c...

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...

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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...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Ephraim Burt Trimpey and his wife Alice Kent Trimpey sit in front of their fireplace. The Trimpeys were antique dealers and collectors; Mr. Trimpey was als...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Eight new Massie-Harris tractors are parked in the snow in front of the Martiny Implement Co., 147 Third Avenue. A crowd has gathered and men sit on the tr...

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