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Business Block

Date: 1911 

Description: View from street of a business block in Ableman. There is a storefront with umbrellas displayed in the show window, and what appears to be a hammock is hun...

Postcard

High School Fire

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of firemen fighting a high school fire. A small crowd of people are watching from the street.

Photograph

Martha

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Hand-colored photograph of a doll, Martha, from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, posed in a woodland setting. She wears a green brocade dress and hat....

Date: 1906 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the stone church. There are four crosses, one on the bell tower, and three others at the corners of the roof. Wind...

Photograph

Devil's Bar-B-Q

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from across road of the Devil's Barbecue roadside restaurant on South Boulevard, then Highway 12, near Baraboo. The restaurant is a stone building; th...

Date: 1956 

Description: Lewis, LuRay, Nellie and Bernard Arms arrive at Devil's Lake in a maroon DeSoto convertible automobile. This was the day after Lewis and LuRay's wedding.

Postcard

Catholic Church

Date: 1906 

Description: Photographic postcard of an elevated view across street of the front of the Catholic Church, which is a large, stone building. There is a belfry on the lef...

Photograph

Baseball Team

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Twelve members of a baseball team, and the bat boy, all in uniform, and one man in a suit, pose for a group portrait. One player holds a mitt, another hold...

Photograph

Wellington Hotel

Date: 1932 

Description: View from across street of the Wellingon Hotel and Cafe at 142 Fourth Avenue. A portion of the Al. Ringling Theatre is on the right; the Methodist Church i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the "Texas," a small boat carrying three passengers on Devil's Lake.

Photograph

Office Interior

Date: 1931 

Description: A view of a cluttered office, possibly that of the photographer, with several desks and two typewriters. There is a large model train on a mantle above a s...

Photograph

Jennie Rooney

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman poses seated in front of a painted forest backdrop. She wears wings and is wrapped in a diaphanous material. On the left on the ground is a s...

Date: 1963-07-27 ca.

Description: View from a small pier on Devil's Lake, looking south.

Photograph

Smoke Smoke

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of an elderly Native American man. He is wearing a work shirt; the handle of a cane is in the foreground. On the reverse is wri...

Photograph

Ice Storm

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: A street scene following an ice storm, possibly March 2, 1922. Utility poles are leaning and wires have been brought down by the weight of the ice.

Photograph

Cleopatra's Needle

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of Cleopatra's Needle with Devil's Lake in the background.

Photograph

Philbrick Garage

Date: 1939 

Description: An exterior view of the Philbrick Garage, a Ford dealership and Cities Service filling station located at 207 Third Avenue. A sign advertises Quaker State...

Date: 1929-06-03 

Description: Bernard Arms stands high on a scaffold attached to a house, while two women from the family of his neighbors, the Nofsingers, stand below him on a ladder p...

Photograph

Glass Collection

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A display of glass barber's bottles in the home of the photographer. There are examples of blown glass in a variety of painted, iridescent, and hobnail de...

Photograph

Harry Elsworth Cole

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Harry Elsworth Cole (1861-1928), founder and first president of the Sauk County Historical Society, also president of the...

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