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Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." A crowd sits on the ground about to commence lunch at Devil's Lake.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A yellow mount stereograph of the railroad tracks skirting the edge of Devil's Lake, with several boats tied up alongside. From the stereograph series "The...

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: View of a woman taking a photograph from Lookout Cliff at Devil's Lake. Below, a train runs through a field surrounded by trees.

Postcard

Broadway Bridge

Date: 1938 

Description: Colorized postcard view from shoreline of a stone bridge lined with lampposts. Dwellings and commercial buildings are on the far side. An elevated railroad...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A crowd has gathered near a large cannon on the Sauk County courthouse square. There are drummers in military uniform and a group of youngsters in Scottish...

Photograph

Portrait of a Cat

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A hand-colored portrait of the Trimpey family cat, Sally, lying on a table.

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...

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.

Date: 1896-09-16 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of a reunion of the Iron Brigade, veterans of the Civil War, and their families at Devil's Lake, Wisconsin. The couple seated in...

Photograph

Sauk County Jail

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Dog kennels and houses border the Sauk County Jail in Baraboo. The photo was taken from the Northeast corner of the intersection of Broadway and 2nd Ave i...

Date: 1925-03-02 

Description: Eight men comprising the Heart of the Hills Walking Club, founded by H.E. Cole, pose with a dog beside a house. They are left to right, Harold Baldwin, T.F...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A spring view of a large garden with tulips and ornamental trees in bloom. There is a bench and trellis in the garden. A two-story frame house with a large...

Harry Ellsworth Cole

Cole's photographs show scenic views of the Dells and Devil's Lake area as well as geological features throughout Sauk County.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A smiling young woman poses reclining on a chaise. She wears a dress of sheer material.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A seated young woman in a nineteenth century style dress poses with a tapestry or carpet bag and spinning wheel. A bonnet rests on an antiquer dresser beh...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1918 

Description: View of the high school.

Date: 1937 

Description: A view of brick-paved Fourth Avenue, with the Al. Ringling Theatre on the left. The theater, which has an ornate terra cotta facade, advertises its air-con...

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

Office Interior

Date: 1931 

Description: An interior view of a cluttered but organized office, possibly that of the photographer. There are prints of female nudes and bathing beauties on the far w...

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