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Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Five trucks loaded with tires are parked in front of the Philbrick Garage, a Ford and Lincoln dealership at 207 Third Avenue. Boxes on the far right truck...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of house and farm buildings in Ableman with a rocky hill in the background.
Description: View of the Circus World complex, with railroad cars, a tent and the arena where the circus shows are held. There is a parking lot in the background.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A foursquare style house with front and back porches sits on a large landscaped lot with a decorative fence and painted pergola. The house, at 220 Eighth S...
Description: Memohead of the Great Northern Nursery Company, with a street view of the company office building and apple cellar. Residential buildings, trucks, automobi...
Description: Colorized postcard view of the Devil's Doorway rock formation overlooking Devil's Lake.
Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin
Description: Elevated view of crowds milling around attractions on a sunny day at the Sauk County Fair. Sideshows and concessions are on the left, and an oval dirt raci...
Description: The photographer stands beside an automobile with a 1935 Wisconsin license plate. Four large (possibly Norwegian) trunks with decorative painting are tied...
Description: A crowd has gathered near a large cannon on the Sauk County courthouse square. There are drummers in military uniform and a group of youngsters in Scottish...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Seven men, five in work clothes and two wearing suits pose on the steps in front of a wooden building, which is a machine shop, with large paned windows. O...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: A view of the exterior of the Trimpey photographic studio and antique shop, 128 Fourth Street. The second story is set back, with a porch and flower boxes...
Description: Nellie Arms, aunt of Lewis Arms, holds a cat outdoors at the farm she shared with her husband Bernard.
Description: Colorized postcard view of the central business district. The street is lined with businesses and street lamps. A man and a dog are in front of the bank on...
Description: View from water of two unidentified men standing on the shoreline near the dance pavilion on the north shore of Devil's Lake.
Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the public school, a large brick building with a turret in the corner.
Description: View from across street of a crowd sitting on the porch, lawn and street in front of the Elks Lodge (Al. Ringling house) listening to a speaker standing at...
Description: View across road of a two-story home located on a corner lot at 330 5th Avenue. There are signs on the lawn advertising rooms for tourists. A man is standi...
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