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Description: Letterhead of Fisher Brothers, druggists in Baraboo, Wisconsin, with framed halftone images of the three brothers and a printed advertisement on one side f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin writer August Derleth and his jazz collection.

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...

Date: 1925 

Description: View from water of two unidentified men standing on the shoreline near the dance pavilion on the north shore of Devil's Lake.

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Portrait of a Man

Date: 1908 

Description: A copy print of a studio portrait of a seated African American man with a full beard. He wears a tattered hat and soiled overalls and jacket.

Date: 1913-05-28 

Description: Workmen on temporary walkways among reinforcing bars on the roof of the power house.

Photograph

Two Men on a Bench

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Carl Bohnsack (left) and August Marquardt seated on a bench outside a jewelry store.

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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Beekeeping Class

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Description: Group portrait of men and women posing outdoors in full beekeeping gear. Part of a class on beekeeping in Wisconsin.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Members of the German-American Freie Gemeinde ("Free Thinkers") organization, posed in front of their building at Sauk City.

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Jennie Rooney

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman poses seated in front of a painted forest backdrop. She wears wings and is wrapped in a diaphanous material. On the left on the ground is a s...

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Ben Doty

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A tire repairman in coveralls and necktie is shown in his shop among tires, inner tubes and equipment. Gas pumps are visible through the front window.

Date: 1965 

Description: Teenagers studying and playing pool at the Eagle's Nest, a popular teen hangout in downtown Sauk-Prairie. The Eagle's Nest had a juke-box, but the WVLR (Wi...

Date: 1913-10-10 

Description: Workers pose with roof trusses on the power house, 85 feet above the water level at the Prairie du Sac Dam. Note the brickwork in progress.

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Circus Camels

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Five men in work clothes pose while riding Bactrian camels; three well-dressed men stand near a Dromedary. The group is on a dirt road with houses and util...

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Violet

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A portrait of the doll, Violet, from the collection of the photographer's wife, Alice Kent Trimpey. The doll has a wax-over-composition head and is describ...

Date: 1965 

Description: Radio announcer Del Viney on the air inside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station during the dinner music show.

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Lloyd Jones Family

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Members of the Lloyd Jones family informally gathered on the lawn outside their house.

Date: 1911-04-22 

Description: Two men and a boy pose on rail cars carrying two 150 horse-power boilers for use in the temporary power plant at the dam construction site at Prairie du Sa...

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Dandelions at Dusk

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Description: A woman is standing and bending over in a field of dandelions gone to seed under a large tree. The sun is setting in the background.

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