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Photograph

Mr. Kuball

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of an older man with white hair and a neck beard, wearing a denim work jacket. The buttons are embossed with the image of a lan...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Hawkins Service Station, located at 309 Seventh Avenue. The station has a pagoda style roof typical of stations designed between 1917 and 1930 by Alexande...

Photograph

Valley View

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a valley possibly in or around Devil's Lake. A man is visible in the foreground, hiking up the steep incline of the valley.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereoview of a rock formation known as Turk's Head high above Devil's Lake. Bluffs are on the far shoreline.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of a tourist camp at Devil's Lake State Park. Features a scene of men, women and children among picnic tables, automobiles. Tents are pi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called Cleopatra's Needle in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees and foliage can be seen to the left and below. The lak...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A dog and a family sit in a horse-drawn carriage parked in front of the Sauk County Court House.

Date: 1933-07-28 

Description: Colorized postcard in the Tall-Tale style. Two men standing on the shore are pulling a third man's leg out of a enormous fish's mouth. Two automobiles and...

Photograph

Thuerer House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from street of a dog standing on front walk in front of the Dr. Chris L. Thuerer home, a large Four Square Style house which has large bay windows and...

Date: 1948-08-14 

Description: Prairie du Sac's 110th birthday float in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade in downtown near park.

Date: 1931 

Description: View of the entrance to the Devi-Bara Resort. There is sign on the fence that reads, "Saddle Horses - 1/2 block" and another sign on a tree denoting that t...

Date: 1948-08-14 

Description: Spring Green's float entitled "The Century Limited", in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Courtyard at Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. The house has a stone first floor, a balcony on ea...

Photograph

Jennie Rooney

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman poses seated in front of a painted forest backdrop. She wears wings and is wrapped in a diaphanous material. On the left on the ground is a s...

Photograph

Sauk County Jail

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Dog kennels and houses border the Sauk County Jail in Baraboo.

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: A trail leading into Parfrey's Glen in Devil's Lake State Park. Parfrey's Glen was Wisconsin's first State Natural Area in 1952.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called Tomahawk Rock in Devil's Lake State Park. Foliage can be seen below. The lake, bluffs, trees and sky are vi...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A repair man checks a tire on a stand and a second inspects an inner tube while a customer looks on. Signs advertise Goodrich Tires, Bowes Seal Fast, and t...

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...

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