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Description: View of a row of businesses on Fourth Avenue, including Warren Cafe, Wang's Rexall Drug Store, Wisconsin Power & Light, a restaurant, and a hotel.
Description: View of an ice covered street, trees and houses. Text on back of photograph reads: "Sleet storm of February 22nd & 23rd/22. Looking west from street inters...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A fleet of four pickup trucks of various makes and a larger truck, all advertising L.C. Welch Plumbing and Heating on the door. They are parked on a reside...
Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the County Jail surrounded by a lawn. A sidewalk leads to wide stone steps that rise up to an arched entrance. The...
Description: Cottage, with a spinning wheel on the porch, at the Bonnie View Resort near Devil's Lake.
Description: Mr. Trimpey creates a self-portrait while photographing the window of his antique shop at 128 Fourth Avenue. The window display features dolls from the col...
Description: A repair man checks a tire on a stand and a second inspects an inner tube while a customer looks on. Signs advertise Goodrich Tires, Bowes Seal Fast, and t...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A portrait of the photographer's wife, Alice Kent Trimpey, sitting. Mrs. Trimpey was an authority on antiques and antique dolls.
Description: View from bluff of Devils Lake. A road runs along the far shoreline. There is handwriting along the right side of the card.
Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called Cleopatra's Needle in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees and foliage can be seen to the left and below. The lak...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View across river of a large mill or factory complex, possibly the Island Woolen Mill. In front of the mill is a roofed boathouse, with a canoe hanging fro...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Six young women posed among the rocks at Devil's Lake.
Description: A small, wood frame building with a band of high windows and three short spires stands on the snowy Sauk County Fair Grounds. There is a covered entry porc...
Description: Highcliffe, a cottage with a large porch near the shore of Devil's Lake which was the meeting place of the Heart of the Hills Walking Club, founded by H.E....
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Old Canfield Hop House, exterior of building.
Description: A young woman sits on the floor, one arm resting on an open dresser drawer, gazing into the distance and holding a letter. She is wearing an old-fashioned...
Description: View of Fourth Street.
Description: Nellie Arms, aunt of Lewis Arms, holds a cat outdoors at the farm she shared with her husband Bernard.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: View of the Ringling Brothers Circus winter quarters, including the print shop and the wardrobe building.
Description: View of the Al. Ringling Theatre from across 4th Street. Neighboring businesses include Pointon Appliance, and an antique shop. Several cars are parked alo...
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