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Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Spectators watching a rowing shells race on Devil's Lake.

Photograph

Speaker and Crowd

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from across street of a crowd sitting on the porch, lawn and street in front of the Elks Lodge (Al. Ringling house) listening to a speaker standing at...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: An unidentified young woman in old-fashioned dress holds flowers as she stands in front of entrance of the Trimpey house at 719 Oak Street.

Date: 1929-06-01 

Description: Bernard Arms (standing), uncle of Lewis Arms, shares a picnic with his neighbors Mr. and Mrs. (Betsy) Nofsinger.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A full-length studio portrait of a young woman, possibly a dancer, in costume.

Date: 1929-06-09 

Description: The Nofsinger family poses with their automobile, a Model T Ford.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A stocky man in a white suit stands at a lectern and microphone in front of the Elks Lodge (Al. Ringling home). Other men and women sit on the platform. A...

Postcard

Street Scene

Date: 1910 

Description: Colorized postcard of an elevated view of a parade going through the central business district. People in the parade are wearing helmets and riding horseba...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Two men and a police officer stand beside the "Pioneer", an early Chicago and Northwestern Railroad locomotive which is parked beside the Sauk County Court...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A man wearing a cap and apron holds a (likely taxidermied) Tom turkey while a second man offers the turkey a drink from a bottle. Wooden boxes labelled "Ol...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: View of a man driving an automobile on a dirt road in Ableman. Rock formations are on both sides of the road, and rocks and trees are in the background.

Photograph

Eight Men

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Seven men, five in work clothes and two wearing suits pose on the steps in front of a wooden building, which is a machine shop, with large paned windows. O...

Date: 1945-04-18 

Description: Elderly couple standing in a room with dried herbs hanging from the rafters, and bottles on a shelf in the background. The man is smelling dried herbs in a...

Photograph

Harry Elsworth Cole

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Harry Elsworth Cole (1861-1928), founder and first president of the Sauk County Historical Society, also president of the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Devil's Lake and surrounding area from a bluff on the east side of the lake. A man is standing on top of the rock formation near the cente...

Photograph

The Lost Chord

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman in an old style dress stands in profile by a keyboard instrument with her left knee resting on a Gothic Revival chair. A candle burns in a brass ca...

Photograph

Devil's Lake Beach

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the beach at Devil's Lake, including a few boaters and sunbathers.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Man in work clothes holding a shovel loaded with dirt while another man watches in the background. The men were Civilian Conservation Corps workers at Devi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lewis Arms and friends perch on a bluff overlooking Devil's Lake. From left to right are Arms, Eddie Elvord (Alvord?), Mary Rogers, and George Green (Green...

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