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Thomas Ridge

Date:  

Description: People playing golf on Thomas Ridge at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wrigh...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Two men and a police officer stand beside the "Pioneer", an early Chicago and Northwestern Railroad locomotive which is parked beside the Sauk County Court...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called the Stone Face in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees and shrubs can be seen all around. A man is standing to th...

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Cleopatra's Needle

Date:  date unknown

Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity; Cleopatra's Needle in Wonder Notch. Man standing beside Needle.

Photograph

Harry Elsworth Cole

Date: 1906 ca.

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

Date: 1945-09-27 

Description: Three farm wives taking a break at the terrace plowing demonstration and conservation field day on the Carl Ribbke farm near Ableman. From left are Mrs. Ar...

Photograph

Baxter House

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View from across road of Baxter House, a two-story wooden structure. A man is sitting on the roof working on the chimney. A bell tower is seen behind the r...

Photograph

Woman with Basket

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman poses with a basket of flowers over one arm. She wears an old-fashioned costume and stands in front of a painted backdrop which mimics a ston...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Betsy Nofsinger, a neighbor of Bernard and Nellie Arms, sits on the grass with several rabbits next to a rabbit hutch.

Date: 1962-02 

Description: Albert Derleth, chief of the Sauk City Fire Department, and the department's fleet of equipment.

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Farm Scene

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A farm scene with a fence and gate, and milk can in the foreground. In the background is a large barn with a stone foundation, with a man walking nearby.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A view of several people sitting and standing under a tree in front of a beach area at Devil's Lake State Park. People are swimming and wading in the water...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Member of a local farmers band practicing in a barnyard with a cow and pony. Another animal, unidentified, stands behind the tuba player.

Photograph

Girls' Gym Class

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Girls playing basketball outdoors at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Photograph

Slide

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a water slide at Mirror Lake State Park. A woman rides down the slide into the lake, and a few people stand on the platform behind h...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View looking up towards large rock formation with trees at Devil's Lake. A man is standing at the top of the rock formation on the right, and on the left a...

Date: 1906 

Description: Elevated view of crowds milling around attractions on a sunny day at the Sauk County Fair. Sideshows and concessions are on the left, and an oval dirt raci...

Date: 1955-04-29 

Description: Group portrait of students, Little Prairie School, District #2, taken outside in front of school building, including teacher Miss Vera Frederickson.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lewis Arms sits on the back of a horse, probably on his uncle Bernard Arms's farm.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The photographer's wife, dressed in embroidered oriental jacket and plumed hat, stands holding a rose.

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