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Energee Gas Station

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View from street of a cement block building housing an Energee brand gas station and Ben Doty's Tire Service. Next door on the right is Mueller's Garage, a...

Photograph

Family Camping

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Native American (possibly Ho-Chunk) family rests at their campsite under a large tree. There is a bucket suspended over a small campfire.

Date: 1963-07-27 ca.

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

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from road of large two-story house which has been converted to a funeral home. The two-story structure has a large porch and brick on the first story,...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Trees broken and bowed under the weight of a heavy coating of ice stand in front of the Al. Ringling home. Limbs litter the snow-covered ground. Ice is on...

Photograph

Cleopatra's Needle

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The rock formation at Devil's Lake known as Cleopatra's Needle.

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: 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:  date unknown

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.

Photograph

Rowley House

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...

Date: 1852 

Description: Devil's Lake from shore flanked by steep tree-covered hillsides. A small solitary rowboat floats near the distant shore.

Photograph

W.H. Canfield

Date: 1906 

Description: William H. Canfield, an early settler of Sauk County, civil engineer, local historian and archeologist, poses outdoors holding a walking stick.

Postcard

Devil's Lake

Date: 1906 

Description: View from bluff of Devils Lake. A road runs along the far shoreline. There is handwriting along the right side of the card.

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

Speaker and Crowd

Date: 1940 ca.

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...

Photograph

Woman and Child

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A Native American woman wearing a mix of traditional and western dress holds a child in her lap outdoors.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The photographer stands on a park or garden path holding his gloves. He wears a coat with attached cape, hat, and large cravat.

Photograph

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...

Date: 1952-08-21 

Description: From left to right are Lewis, Nellie and Bernard Arms posing behind a convertible on Old Lake Road, with Bernard and Nellie's house in the background.

Postcard

Street Scene

Date: 1910 

Description: Colorized postcard of an elevated view of a parade going through the central business district. People in the parade are wearing helmets and riding horseba...

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