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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: 1912-07-16 

Description: An overview, from the west bank, of the power dam construction site. The high trestle is in the background, and the narrow gauge electric railroad is in t...

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Highcliff Cottage

Date: 1926-01 

Description: Highcliffe, a cottage with a large porch near the shore of Devil's Lake which was the meeting place of the Heart of the Hills Walking Club, founded by H.E....

Photograph

Jennie Rooney

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Jennie Rooney, performer and aerialist with the Ringling Brothers Circus, poses in a sequined costume and tights with a net butterfly in her hair.

Photograph

Hop House

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a hop house built in about 1868 by H.J. Meyer.

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: 1980-09 

Description: A competitor in the State Cow Chip Tossing Contest has 30 seconds to choose her cow chip. The cow chips are specially made from cow manure.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: The rear of Helen Baldwin's Restaurant near Baraboo. Notes on the negative envelope indicate that the restaurant was operated by the photographer and his w...

Photograph

Magazine Display

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An unidentified man with a cigar stands next to a rack displaying periodicals, including a large number of movie fan and detective magazines.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lewis Arms and friends perch on a bluff overlooking Devil's Lake. From left to right are Arms, Eddie Elvord (Alvord?), Mary Rogers, and George Green (Green...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A spring view of a large garden with tulips and ornamental trees in bloom. There is a bench and trellis in the garden. A two-story frame house with a large...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin writer August Derleth, wearing a boldly patterned sweater and sitting with an unidentified group on a lawn in front of a house. Probably friends...

Date: 1948-08-14 

Description: Spring Green's float entitled "The Century Limited", in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Man and woman seated on an overgrown hillside. The woman has ferns on her lap and is holding an umbrella. Inscribed on reverse of original mount: "B.D.L. a...

Photograph

Dense Tree Growth

Date: 1961-11-11 ca.

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

Date: 1947 

Description: Members of the Arms family (and a friend?) pose on Bernard Arms's farm. From left to right are Nellie Arms, Bernard Arms, unidentified man with eyes rolled...

Photograph

Dad's Bar

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Customers standing outside the small bar are probably waiting to take the ferry across the river.

Photograph

Devil's Bar-B-Q

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from across road of the Devil's Barbecue roadside restaurant on South Boulevard, then Highway 12, near Baraboo. The restaurant is a stone building; th...

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

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman sits on the floor, one arm resting on an open dresser drawer, gazing into the distance and holding a letter. She is wearing an old-fashioned...

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