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Appliance Display

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: An interior view of Pointon Appliance, 132 Fourth Avenue, showing a variety of Maytag washers, kitchen ranges, and water heaters. There are signs for Shell...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Man sitting atop ridges of quartzite rock in the Baraboo Range.

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Cleopatra's Needle

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The rock formation at Devil's Lake known as Cleopatra's Needle.

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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.

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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: 1935 ca.

Description: Outdoor informal group portrait of Devil's Lake State Park Civilian Conservation Corps workers.

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Circus Parade

Date: 1968 

Description: View from rear of a crowd of people watching circus wagons passing by on a dirt road at Circus World Museum. Two horses are pulling a blue wagon with red a...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View looking up towards large rock formation with trees at Devil's Lake. A man is standing at the top of the rock formation on the right, and on the left a...

Date: 1918-08-07 

Description: Five Sauk County draftees pose on the day they left for Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View of the Island Woolen Mills Dam.

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Far View School

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: View of the front of Far View School.

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Lewis Arms sits on the back of a horse, probably on his uncle Bernard Arms's farm.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Trinity Episcopal Church, a stone church at 111 Sixth Street.

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Shoemaker

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A shoemaker in striped work jacket and a tie works on a machine in his shop.

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Woman in Bonnet

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A woman in old style dress with bonnet, cape and carpet bag, stands at a gate in a picket fence. There is an old house in the background.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

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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:  date unknown

Description: View of Chicago, Northwestern Railroad tracks at Devil's Lake, chartered in 1859. To the right, power lines run the length of the Devil's Lake shoreline.

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The Grand Regatta

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." Spectators sit on the railroad bed at Devil's Lake.

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