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Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

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Cliff House

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Trees broken and bowed under the weight of a heavy coating of ice stand in front of the Al. Ringling home. Limbs litter the snow-covered ground. Ice is on...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Downed wires and broken tree limbs mar the scene in front of the First Congregational Church at 131 6th Avenue.

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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View features a dirt street and a horse-drawn wagon. On the right is a brick building with signs, a lamppost, and a sign that says "LIVERY". In the far bac...

Date: 1967 

Description: A man and woman are standing near a child riding a llama, with a young girl on the right standing and holding the llama's lead. In the background, people a...

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...

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Bed and Cupboards

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The head and foot boards of a maple bed lean against two cupboards. The cupboards hold pewter ware as well as crockery.

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Madonna and Child

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of a veiled woman and sleeping infant.

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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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Submerged Car

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View across river of a crowd gathered on a steep riverbank overlooking a submerged car. There is a large house at the top of the hill.

Date: 1929 

Description: Exterior view of a small guest cottage with screened porch. A sign on the side of the cottage reads: "Minnows for Sale," and a man is standing under the la...

Date: 1948-08-14 

Description: Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus float in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade on street downtown with a large crowd in the street and park...

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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 man crosses Oak Street in this view north across the intersection with Third Street. The Bank of Baraboo is on the left; First National Bank is diagonall...

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Parlor

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An interior view of a parlor or sitting room, possibly the photographer's, with furnishings of several periods and styles. There is a Victorian settee and...

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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: 1931 

Description: Two employees standing along the storefront of an International Harvester dealership owned by the Schwartz Bros. The dealership sold McCormick-Deering farm...

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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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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View features a dirt street, horse-drawn wagons, storefronts, and several pedestrians walking on the sidewalk bordering the street. In the background is a...

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