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Pointon Appliance

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Four men pose in front of the Pointon Appliance store, 132 Fourth Avenue, located between the Al. Ringling Theatre and Trimpey Studio. Signs advertise Fri...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The Baraboo High School marching band, its director and majorettes, pose in uniform on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse.

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Circus Camels

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Five men in work clothes pose while riding Bactrian camels; three well-dressed men stand near a Dromedary. The group is on a dirt road with houses and util...

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Woman and Child

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman in night cap and dressing gown holds an infant in a long white dress. She is seated on a Victorian settee.

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: 1935 ca.

Description: Devil's Lake State Park Civilian Conservation Corps workers posed at rock formation, possibly Devil's Doorway.

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Draftees

Date: 1917-09-05 

Description: Eight men drafted to serve in World War I stand on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse. They would leave that day for the newly constructed Camp Grant,...

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Bonfire

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Men in hats are gathered around a nighttime bonfire, which was probably part of an anti-German demonstration.

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Zona Gale

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Zona Gale (Mrs. William Breese) standing near a window and holding a rose in her left hand.

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Family Camping

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Native American (possibly Ho-Chunk) family rests at their campsite under a large tree. There is a bucket suspended over a small campfire.

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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: 1935 ca.

Description: Outdoor informal group portrait of Devil's Lake State Park Civilian Conservation Corps workers.

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Wooded Lane

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A man stands at the end of a country lane lined with trees and carpeted with leaves. The trees overhead form a Gothic arch. The top of a wooden fence and g...

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Martha Schilling

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An elderly woman in headscarf, checked dress and sweater, sits outdoors knitting. Identified as Martha Schilling, wife of Adam Rebholz from Portage, Wiscon...

Date: 1929 

Description: Filling station with attendant standing outside near two pumps. There is a stand with signs advertising Old Gold cigarettes, 5 cent vegetable sandwiches, P...

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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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CCC 2615 and 2669

Date: 1935-06 

Description: Panoramic group portrait of Civilian Conservation Corps workers from Camps 2615 and 2669 at Devil's Lake State Park. All men are in uniform. Officers are f...

Date: 1952-08-21 

Description: From left to right are Lewis, Nellie and Bernard Arms posing behind a convertible on Old Lake Road, with Bernard and Nellie's house in the background.

Date: 1948-08-14 

Description: A covered wagon pulled by oxen, and a stage coach pulled by a team of horses in the "Century of Transportation" section of Sauk County's Wisconsin Centenni...

Date: 1915 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the theater. There are posters in front of the entrance. A current attraction is George Fawcett in "The Frame-Up"...

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