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Country Cemetery

Date: 1963-07-21 ca.

Description: View of a small cemetery in the countryside with a tree in the center. The cemetery is enclosed by a thin metal fence with gate. There is a hill in the bac...

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Stone Barn

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A crowd has gathered at a well preserved large stone barn with a cupola. Two men with cameras watch the scene from a hatch in the roof; there is a van wit...

Date: 1912-05-17 

Description: Workers use shovels to level fresh concrete at the base of the chutes from the high trestle. The steam powered pile driver is at work in the background.

Date: 1915 

Description: Hillside Home School designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1901 and constructed over the next two years. The school was operated by the architect's family.

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Color postcard of the rock formation called Tomahawk Rock in Devil's Lake State Park. The lake and beach, trees, bluffs and sky are visible in the backgrou...

Date: 1912-04-12 

Description: A diver poses with other workmen at the power dam construction site prior to assessing underwater damage.

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Timme Mill

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A view of the Timme Mill and its reflection in Dell Creek at Mirror Lake. There is a bridge on the right; a wooden building with cupola stands in the backg...

Date: 1918 

Description: View of the First Methodist Church and surrounding buildings.

Date: 1912-11-02 

Description: Workmen use a crane to erect the gate guides for the power house.

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Cliff House Inn

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A copy of an original photograph by H.H. Bennett of the Cliff House Inn at Devil's Lake as seen from the beach. Abraham Lincoln is reported to have slept h...

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....

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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.

Date: 1946 

Description: View of the Al. Ringling Theatre from across 4th Street. Neighboring businesses include Pointon Appliance, and an antique shop. Several cars are parked alo...

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Hop House

Date: 1909 ca.

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

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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: 1913-09-01 

Description: A view of the power house from the southwest showing progress of the brickwork. Two cars stand on the railroad extension. Workers are pushing cars along...

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...

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