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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin
Date: date unknown
Description: An exterior view of the Van Orden house. At the bottom is a handwritten note that reads: "Now Sauk Co Hist Soc'y Bldg."
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: View from street of the home of Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey, 719 Oak Street, after a snowfall. The classical revival style house has symmetrical wi...
Description: Panoramic group portrait of Civilian Conservation Corps workers from Camps 2615 and 2669 at Devil's Lake State Park. All men are in uniform. Officers are f...
Description: This topographical map of Devil's Lake State Park, Sauk County, Wisconsin, is based on 1922-1923 surveys of the area by the University of Wisconsin Summer...
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...
Description: Seven women and a man pose on a large boulder in front of a wall-like rock formation probably in Parfrey's Glen.
Description: View from bluff of Devils Lake. A road runs along the far shoreline. There is handwriting along the right side of the card.
Description: Stereoview of a rock formation known as Turk's Head high above Devil's Lake. Bluffs are on the far shoreline.
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Close-up of gilded pillars and plasterwork above a proscenium box in the Al. Ringling Theatre.
Description: A window display at the Wisconsin Power and Light Company office, 116 Fourth Avenue, features a General Electric refrigerator as "The Gateway to Health" un...
Description: A highly detailed, brick, storybook style Pennsylvania Oil Co. gas station with a slate roof. There is a large chimney on the left and several gas pumps. M...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Women in hats in foreground, with railroad tracks below and sign that says, "Look out for the cars", and "While the bell rings the whistle blows." Very lik...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Map showing buildings formerly used as Ringling Brothers Circus winter quarters along with adjoining buildings.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A small, wood frame building with a band of high windows and three short spires stands on the snowy Sauk County Fair Grounds. There is a covered entry porc...
Description: Colorized postcard view of the interior of the theatre as seen from a rear box in the main auditorium.
Description: Nellie Arms, aunt of Lewis Arms, holds a cat outdoors at the farm she shared with her husband Bernard.
Description: The photographer doffs his hat and smiles at the camera. He is wearing a long coat and gloves, and carries a cane.
Description: Betsy Nofsinger, a neighbor of Bernard and Nellie Arms, sits on the grass with several rabbits next to a rabbit hutch.
Description: Billhead of Island Woolen Mills of Baraboo, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of M.J. Drown's Island Woolen Mills building, people loading a horse-drawn...
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