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Date: 1908 ca.

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

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Machine Shop

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A group of eight men pose in the back of a room against a row of windows in a machine shop. There are overhead belts that power a row of grind stones; meta...

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

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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.

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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...

Postcard

City Park

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the city park with a fountain and benches visible in the foreground and a child standing in front.

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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: 1923-10-23 

Description: Men work on the concrete chutes and elevated trestle. Iron reinforcing bars protrude from the forms.

Date: 1913-11-01 

Description: A view from the hill, looking northeast at the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. Much of the brickwork has been completed. Concrete forms for the lo...

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"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: 1913-03-19 

Description: A view, looking east, of the wreckage of the high trestle caused by flooding and ice. The concrete plant is visible on the far bank.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Methodist Episcopal church.

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-...

Date: 1859 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, rural residences, schools, churches, and topography. Relief shown by hachures. "From gover...

Date: 1912-11-02 

Description: Workmen use a crane to erect the gate guides for the power house.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Alice Kent Trimpey sits painting at an easel in front of a window in the Trimpey home. There is a sofa behind her.

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Date: 1928 

Description: Two girls standing and sitting in the foreground on a lawn. In the background on the left a group of people stand near a tent and a parked automobile. Behi...

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