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Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Bernard Arms holding a firearm poses on a parade float decorated in an autumn theme, including a stuffed bear, fox, and squirrel. The parade was a part of...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: View of the exterior architecture of the First Baptist Church.
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: 1877 ca.
Description: Spectators watching a rowing shells race on Devil's Lake.
Description: "Here lies the remains of German in B.H.S." is written on the pavement next to a smoldering pile of German textbooks. A car is parked along the curb in th...
Description: View of the First Methodist Church and surrounding buildings.
Description: Downed wires and broken tree limbs mar the scene in front of the First Congregational Church at 131 6th Avenue.
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: Talus Slope at Devil's Lake. Rocky shoreline with slope, pine trees, rock pile and formation.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Children play in a large swimming pool with a stone changing house.
Description: First Congregational United Church of Christ building located at 131 6th Avenue at Broadway.
Description: View of the chateau with flagpole win front. Underneath the flagpole is a plaque commemorating Wilbur William Warner, whose boyhood home was located withi...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of the "Texas," a small boat carrying three passengers on Devil's Lake.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Fourth Avenue, showing the ornate Al. Ringling Theatre, Ryan Hickethier & Co, "A Sears Associated Store", and a portion of the Trimpey Studios storefront....
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: 1910 ca.
Description: The rock formation at Devil's Lake known as Cleopatra's Needle.
Description: Bernard Arms (left) holds Lewis Arms's favorite horse Apache, upon whom Rita Arms (Witter) is seated. Behind them LuRay Arms sits on another horse holding...
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: 1900 ca.
Description: Aerial view of town, with houses in foreground, and hills on the horizon in the background.
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: 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...
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