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Frank Lloyd Wright's Wisconsin Home

Learn about he home of architect Frank Lloyd Wright and view rare photographs of the building he designed and redesigned during his lifetime.

Date: 1965 

Description: Office of author August Derleth, Wisconsin's Very Live Radio's (WVLR) unofficial consultant on the history of the Sauk-Prairie area. Derleth's novels and s...

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Description: Billhead of Island Woolen Mills of Baraboo, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of M.J. Drown's Island Woolen Mills building, people loading a horse-drawn...

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Description: Letterhead of A.M. Reynolds of Delton, Wisconsin, a blacksmithing and automobile repairing business, with Neverslip slogans and an image of a horse's head...

The Prairie du Sac Dam

Read about the conception and inspiration behind the dam that provides electric power to Sauk and Columbia counties. Includes links to photographs.

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Baraboo River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Baraboo River.

Photograph

Warren House Hotel

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Cars are parked along the side of the Warren Hotel, 102 Fourth Avenue at the corner of Oak Street. The hotel is a large two and one half-story stone struct...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Prairie du Sac hydroelectric plant and the surrounding landscape of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1912-05-17 

Description: Workers use shovels to level fresh concrete at the base of the chutes from the high trestle. The steam powered pile driver is at work in the background.

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Cleopatra's Needle

Date:  date unknown

Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity; Cleopatra's Needle in Wonder Notch. Man standing beside Needle.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Rev. Jenkin Lloyd Jones and his wife Susan Lloyd Jones, probably on the porch of their cottage. Susan died Oct 26, 1911 and Jenkin died Sept 12, 1918.

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Effinger Park

Date: 1930 

Description: Six men and women and two dogs sitting in the shade at the park. A carved bench is in the foreground, and in the background are houses or cabins.

Date: 1965 

Description: Cedar tree and farmland in mist.

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Devil's Doorway

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Devil's Doorway rock formation. Far below is Devil's Lake and the opposite shoreline with bluffs in the distance.

Date: 1927 

Description: A man stands on a wooden dock near a tour boat. The sign on top of the boat advertises "Summer Homesites."

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Description: View of the Dawn Manor coach house, which shows a woman standing next to the fence and a man posing with a horse-drawn carriage.

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Trimpey House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Trimpey's home, the residence of Edwin B. and Alice Kent Trimpey. View of the front entrance door and front porch facing the street.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town, with the Baraboo River.

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Portrait of Cat

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A portrait of the Trimpey family cat, Mary.

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Marriott House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from street of the home of William T. Marriott, 721 Ash Street. It is a two-story brick house with Prairie Style influence, with a large chimney in th...

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