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Ice Storm

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: A view down an alley following an ice storm, possibly March 2, 1922. Utility poles are leaning and their wires sag under the weight of the ice. Houses, she...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Exterior view of decorative carved stone facade of Al. Ringling Theatre including pilasters and flower garlands.

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Description: View from the east bluff of lake with a motorboat. A geologic pinacle juts out from the lower left of the image.

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Ice Storm

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Broken limbs litter the lawn of the Sauk County Courthouse; trees bow under the weight of ice. Commercial buildings lining the square are seen in the backg...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Restored terra-cotta frieze in the lobby of Al. Ringling Theatre featuring flower garlands and dancing children.

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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,...

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: 1918 ca.

Description: View of the exterior architecture of the First Baptist Church.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Two boxes in the Al. Ringling Theatre, showing plasterwork flower garlands and cupids, as well as a Dutch gold leaf pilaster.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of gilded pillars and plasterwork above a proscenium box in the Al. Ringling Theatre.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A window display at the Wisconsin Power and Light Company office, 116 Fourth Avenue, features a General Electric refrigerator as "The Gateway to Health" un...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of decorative carving and plasterwork above the stage in the Al. Ringling Theatre including a cartouche with the initials AR, flower garlands and...

Date: 1918 

Description: View of the First Methodist Church and surrounding buildings.

Date: 1918 

Description: View of First United Presbyterian Church, located at 416 Ash on the corner of 3rd Street.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Local historian and Al. Ringling Theatre docent, Robert C. Dewel, seated at the Al. Ringling Theatre's "Mighty Barton" organ.

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...

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Honeymoon Cottage

Date: 1930 

Description: View of exterior of the Honeymoon Cottage in Effinger Park. It features a screened porch. There are two other cottages behind it.

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Fair Building

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A small, wood frame building with a band of high windows and three short spires stands on the snowy Sauk County Fair Grounds. There is a covered entry porc...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Two men and a woman pose in front of the L.C. Welch Plumbing and Heating store, 137 Third Avenue. There are signs advertising Maytag and Shellane, "compres...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Awnings shade the windows of the three-story stone Richardsonian Romanesque style residence of Al. Ringling.

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