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Date: 1870 

Description: Sauk City is the oldest incorporated village in Wisconsin (incorporated in 1854) and also has the oldest organized volunteer fire department in the state,...

Date: 1876-07 ca.

Description: A camping party rests at the top of a bluff at Devil's Lake State Park.

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: A pencil drawing of Tower HIll complex.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View west from the Cliff House at Devil's Lake.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: View of Water Street looking north from the business district.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Man and woman seated on an overgrown hillside. The woman has ferns on her lap and is holding an umbrella. Inscribed on reverse of original mount: "B.D.L. a...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View, from the south bank of the Wisconsin River, looking towards Merrimac, Sauk County. People are standing on the 1899-foot railroad bridge, which runs...

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Reedsburg, on the Baraboo River.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: ,Well-dressed young couples sit in the foreground while in the background is a picket fence running along a busy road with horse and buggy traffic. Further...

Date: 1895-07 ca.

Description: Two men, W.M. Smith and W.H.D., rest on a large log over Little Bear Creek.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A large class stands outside a school. Front row, left to right: Stella Nuzum, unknown, unknown, unknown, Mabel Devlin, Mary Devlin, unknown, Alice Odekirk...


Ellen Lloyd Jones

Date: 1898 

Description: Ellen Lloyd Jones (also known as Aunt Nell), co-founder of the Hillside Home School, an early progressive school in Wisconsin.

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An Awkward Fix

Date: 1892-07 

Description: Engraved illustration depicting Frank Lenz sitting on the edge of a railroad bridge holding his safety bicycle in front of him and his box camera on his ba...


Talus Slope

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Talus Slope at Devil's Lake. Rocky shoreline with slope, pine trees, rock pile and formation.


Pine Hollow

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: A view of Pine Hollow looking south. Ferry bluff is visible in the distance. Family group at edge of field; girl sitting on the rock is Everetta Bass. The...

Date: 1870 

Description: Baraboo was first settled around 1838, and by 1870 it had become the county seat and the thriving village illustrated here. This birds eye drawing depicts...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a mill with several figures and horse-drawn vehicles located around it.


Kipp Residence

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Kipp residence with a woman in the front yard reclining in a hammock.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View looking northeast across the Black Hawk War battlefield at Wisconsin Heights.


Devil's Doorway

Date: 1898 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the Devil's Doorway rock formation overlooking Devil's Lake.

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