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Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Three boys pose in front of Hillside Home School near Spring Green.

Date: 1931 

Description: A man and his dog are on the lawn in front of a house. A wooden sign reads, "Cottage and Rooms for Rent." Another sign below advertises for "N.F. Sherman 2...

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity; boulder on top of a cliff at the foot of Devil's Doorway. Man sitting on rock ledge.

Photograph

Woolen Mills

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a woolen mill with an advertisement sign for Patton's Sun Proof-Paints in the front.

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The Empire House

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: A copy of a duo-tone print of the exterior of a three-story wooden classical revival building identified as the Empire House.

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Old Settlers Cabin

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: W.H. Canfield stands in front of a log cabin. There is a brick chimney on the right side of the building.

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Race Car

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A man in racing attire and goggles sits behind the wheel of a race car. There is a cement block building behind him with an open garage door.

Photograph

Cars Buried in Snow

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Three men stand beside parked cars that have been buried by snowfall and snowplow on Fourth Avenue. The Sauk County Courthouse is on the right; commercial...

Photograph

Cleopatra's Needle

Date:  date unknown

Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity; Cleopatra's Needle in Wonder Notch. Man standing beside Needle.

Photograph

Scene at Plain

Date: 1921 

Description: View of men standing near a T-intersection. The three-story building on the left side of the intersection has a sandwich board advertising "Ice Cream." A m...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The photographer stands on a park or garden path holding his gloves. He wears a coat with attached cape, hat, and large cravat.

Date: 1931 

Description: View of the entrance to the Devi-Bara Resort. There is sign on the fence that reads, "Saddle Horses - 1/2 block" and another sign on a tree denoting that t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Devil's Lake and surrounding area from a bluff on the east side of the lake. A man stands on the rocks near the center of the image.

Photograph

Pine Hollow

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: A view of Pine Hollow looking south. Ferry bluff is visible in the distance. Family group at edge of field; girl sitting on the rock is Everetta Bass. The...

Photograph

"Place of Hawks"

Date: 1940 after

Description: The entrance to "Place of Hawks", the home of author August Derleth, built in 1940. The stone house is roofed with a kind of thatch.

Date: 1921 

Description: A high wooden pedestrian bridge along a forest path, crossing over a deep gorge.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of the boat landing in front of Cliff House, a resort hotel, in Devil's Lake State Park. Two men show off their catch of seven fis...

Date: 1925 

Description: Elevated view of Main Street, with industrial and commercial buildings. Cars are parked at the curb towards the far end of the street, and fields and tree-...

Photograph

Dense Tree Growth

Date: 1961-11-11 ca.

Description: View through patch of dense tree growth towards a Wisconsin River riverbank.

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