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Cleopatra's Needle

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Cleopatra's Needle with Devil's Lake in the background. There is a cottage on the far side of the lake.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A room in the home of Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey. The walls are decorated with photographs, paintings, and prints. There are two glass-topped wood...

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Van Hise Rock

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Van Hise Rock by Ableman's Narrows (Rock Springs), with dedication plaque. Rock Springs was called Ableman until 1947.

Date: 1912-07-25 

Description: A boy poses in the excavation site for the power house within the coffer dam. He is standing on the narrow gauge tracks; the high trestle is in the backg...

Date: 1915 

Description: Hillside Home School designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1901 and constructed over the next two years. The school was operated by the architect's family.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called the Great Stone Face in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees and shrubs can be seen all around. The lake, bluffs...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Winter scene of snow-covered Jackson Street, Sauk City, Wisconsin.

Date: 1948-08-14 

Description: L.C. Welsh Plumbing float entitled "Evolution of the Chamber Pot" in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Portrait of Alice Kent Trimpey, an authority and writer on American decorative arts and historic dolls.

Date: 1965 

Description: Street corner with old Dolly Madison Dairies buildings.

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Woman Knitting

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An elderly woman in an old-fashioned dress sits and knits by a table in front of a painted backdrop.

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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.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A hand tinted photograph of a tree-framed scene along the shore of Devil's Lake is mounted on a piece of beige paper. A large bluff dominates the backgroun...

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Black Hawk Bluff

Date: 1896 

Description: View of Black Hawk Bluff, site of the Battle of Wisconsin Heights in the Black Hawk War.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior corner, with bookcase and rocking chair, at the Hillside Home School, operated by Misses Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones.

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Kipp Residence

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Kipp residence with laundry hanging in front and a man seated on the porch.

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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: 1915 ca.

Description: A worker stands at the controls of a generator, most likely in the temporary power house at the Prairie du Sac dam site. The steam driven generator produc...

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Tower Hill Trail

Date: 1945 

Description: Tower Hill State Park trail leading to the top of the shot tower shaft.

Date: 1912-09-30 

Description: Forms have been removed from the first concrete poured for the power house in the northeast corner of the coffer dam. Men pour concrete from rail cars on...

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