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Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a group of men and women dressed in clothing of the mid-nineteenth century pose at the side of a Baraboo Street. Most of the women...

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Race Car

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A race car driver and passenger sit in their racer, No. 16, in front of a grandstand. Both wear goggles; the passenger wears a leather helmet. The spectato...

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Men with Fish

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Two unidentified men pose with ten fish attached to a board in front of a canvas backdrop.

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Portrait of a Woman

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of a young woman sitting on a half wall inside the photographer's studio. She is wearing a fashionable dress with a ribbon belt, dark...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of two-seat lawn swings amid trees on a lawn. Cabins are along a hill in the background. There is an information center on the far left.

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Devil's Lake

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two girls stand in the foreground, and a man and woman sit on a log over the stream in the background at a small waterfall near Devil's Lake.

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Cahoon Mine

Date: 1925-10-19 

Description: A workman smokes a cigarette in the foreground as a steam shovel loads iron ore at the Cahoon Mine.

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Portrait of a Cat

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A hand-colored portrait of the Trimpey family cat, Mary, posed by a small Christmas tree. The tree is decorated with ribbon garland and there is a toy mou...

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August Derleth

Date: 1939 

Description: A studio portrait of Sauk City author August Derleth.

Date: 1933 

Description: Colorized postcard of a paved road curving to the left through trees, shrubs and bluffs. A dirt road can be seen to the left, and the sky is blue with a fe...

Date: 1946 

Description: Colorized postcard of Devil's Lake, looking south from the East Trail. Rock formations appear in the lower left with trees below. Bluffs, trees and sky are...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A studio self-portrait of Ephraim B. Trimpey with goatee, wearing eyeglasses and a large cravat.

Date: 1925 

Description: An information station advertising: free camping, with hot sandwiches and coffee, and tents and cots for sale. On a utility line pole, there are signs for...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Devil's Lake vicinity; Boulders on top of cliff, at foot of Devil's Doorway; man on the left.

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Scandinavian Chests

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Two Scandinavian chests with handmade metal fittings and decorative rosemaling. The chest on the right is dated 1831.

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Group Near Tent

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Men in summer clothes stand in small groups outside of a large canvas tent. The men on the right wear badges with ribbons. In the background, a man in Na...

Date: 1852 

Description: Devil's Lake from shore flanked by steep tree-covered hillsides. A small solitary rowboat floats near the distant shore.

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Portrait of a Cat

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A hand-colored portrait of the Trimpey family cat, Fluffy, sitting in a basket.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The photographer's wife, dressed in embroidered oriental jacket and plumed hat, stands holding a rose.

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