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Windmill Hill

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Description: Windmill Hill at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1911-04-14 

Description: Workers pose inside the forms for the east shore abutment at the power dam site.

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World War I Rally

Date: 1918 

Description: A crowd has gathered facing a corner of the Sauk County Courthouse square where a man, elevated above the crowd, waves an American flag. A bonfire burns on...

Date: 1924 

Description: Elevated view of Hill Point homes, farmhouses, and fields.

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Bird's Eye View

Date: 1921 

Description: Elevated view over farm fields in the foreground and town in the distance, with low rolling hills in the far background. Buildings that stand out are St Lu...

Date: 1913-06-29 

Description: View from the west bank of the Wisconsin River showing progress on the power dam. The narrow gauge track is visible in the foreground.

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Theater Interior

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Al. Ringling Theatre highlighting the elaborate woodwork, central chandelier, and stage curtain, which features the painting "Serenade...

Date: 1911-08-06 

Description: A view following the lower trestle to the west bank. The construction camp buildings, including the office and temporary power plant are seen on the left.

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The Farm Kitchen

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A barn, windmill and shed on the grounds of The Farm Kitchen, a restaurant near Baraboo and Devil's Lake State Park. Stones line a parking area, and a swin...

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The Red Tavern

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A deteriorating wooden structure with two gables on the front, identified as the Red Tavern between Kilbourn and Mauston, built in 1848.

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from street of German Baptist Church. There is a steeple above the arched entrance.

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Depot and Yards

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View down railroad tracks of a depot and yards in Ableman. The depot is in the background, among other industrial and commercial buildings.

Date: 1913-01-09 

Description: Men stand in the completed draft tubes after removal of the steel forms.

Date: 1911-10-12 

Description: High water has scattered timber pilings through the construction camp. The office is on the right; the smoke stacks of the temporary power plant are visib...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Restored terra-cotta frieze in the lobby of Al. Ringling Theatre featuring flower garlands and dancing children.

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Street Scene

Date: 1921 

Description: View of a street with automobiles and horse-drawn wagons parked along the curbs. There are commercial buildings on both sides of the street and a few pedes...

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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Scene at Black Hawk

Date: 1922 

Description: View from yard of blacksmith shop, a home, and a two-story building with a "Gold Medal Flour" sign.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: View from across street of the ornate terra cotta facade of the Al. Ringling Theatre, with advertisements for Rex (The Wonder Horse) in the silent movie, "...

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