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Ringling Hotel

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from across street of a shirtless young man standing beside an automobile in the shade of a lean-to attached to the old Ringling Hotel. Signs on the t...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman stands holding a sea shell. She wears wings and is loosely wrapped in diaphanous cloth.

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Woman Knitting

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An elderly woman in an old-fashioned dress sits and knits by a table in front of a painted backdrop.

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Portrait of a Man

Date: 1908 

Description: A copy print of a studio portrait of a seated African American man with a full beard. He wears a tattered hat and soiled overalls and jacket.

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Cleopatra's Needle

Date:  date unknown

Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity, Cleopatra's Needle. Man standing on top of needle.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman poses reclining and reading a magazine. She wears a bangled costume, tights, and dance slippers.

Date: 1906 

Description: Elevated view of crowds milling around attractions on a sunny day at the Sauk County Fair. Sideshows and concessions are on the left, and an oval dirt raci...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A group portrait of boys and young men in oriental costume and make-up. Most are holding opened hand fans.

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...

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Sauk County Fair

Date: 1906 

Description: A double exposure of a landscape featuring a very large tree and farm houses superimposed on an image of buildings and crowds at the Sauk County Fairground...

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Jennie Rooney

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A woman poses with a mirror and powder puff. She wears a bangled costume and dance slippers.

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Hunters with Deer

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A group of 14 hunters poses in front of seven field dressed deer which hang from a rack made of metal pipe. There is a barn in the far background, left, an...

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Baseball Team

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Twelve members of a baseball team, and the bat boy, all in uniform, and one man in a suit, pose for a group portrait. One player holds a mitt, another hold...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A doll is posed beside a miniature chair. The doll, from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, wears a long gown and a bead necklace. She has a tinted chin...

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Devil's Lake Beach

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking out at beach scene at Devil's Lake. There are benches on the shore where vacationers observe the swimmers. Two wooden structures have ladders...

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...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Portrait of Alice Kent Trimpey, an authority and writer on American decorative arts and historic dolls.

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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...

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Eliza Beers Gale

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A portrait of Eliza Beers Gale, the mother of novelist and playwright Zona Gale.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Children and adults gather at Devil's Lake. Shown at the right is a large water slide.

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