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Date: 1949-04-27 

Description: Aerial view of La Valle.

Photograph

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.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of toll bridge under construction.

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: 1914 ca.

Description: A group of workmen pose while working on concrete forms at the Prairie du Sac dam site. Their position high above the water level affords an expansive ups...

Date: 1956-02-11 

Description: Exterior view of Sauk City High School. The water tower is visible in the background.

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Railroad Depot. North Freedom is the home of the Mid-Continent Railway Museum which operates excursion tours on a steam railroad.

Date: 1949-05-03 

Description: John Gates, a farmer near La Valle, stands beside his tractor. He was once a saxophone player with a dance orchestra.

Date: 1911-09-18 

Description: Pile drivers at work on the coffer dam. Pilings are also floating within the confines of the dam. The shoreline can be seen in the background.

Photograph

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: 1935 ca.

Description: Interior view of Civilian Conservation Corps barracks at Devil's Lake State Park. Several men can be seen sitting leisurely on their bunks. Two heating sto...

Photograph

Two Men on a Bench

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Carl Bohnsack (left) and August Marquardt seated on a bench outside a jewelry store. They are wearing hats and suits. Pocket watches are on display in the...

Date: 1895-07 ca.

Description: Two men, W.M. Smith and W.H.D., rest on a large log over Little Bear Creek.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: House and retail stores lining Main Street.

Date: 1913-06-13 

Description: Workmen and machinery at the quarry on Blackhawk Bluff. The gravel was used in construction of the power dam.

Photograph

Group Playing Cards

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men and women sit outdoors, playing a card game around a table at Devil's Lake.

Photograph

Tower Rock Farm

Date: 2012-06-23 

Description: View of the Tower Rock Farm, which is owned by the Gasser family. A large bush obscures the view of the house.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down slope towards a man sitting on the shore of a lake beneath a tree, near a rowboat. Another boat is pulled up on the shore nearby. In the backgrou...

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:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the hospital. A curved driveway leads up to the entrance behind a low stone wall planted with shrubs. Trees line the street.

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