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Date: 1911-10-07 

Description: Rising waters of the Wisconsin River at the construction site. This view shows the coffer dam, pile drivers, and narrow gauge railroad. Note the partiall...

Date: 1918 

Description: A few trees and some suburban homes are adjacent to Saint John's (German) Lutheran Church in Baraboo.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View of the Island Woolen Mills Dam.

Date: 1952-01-03 

Description: Mrs. John Booher and her two daughters sit on a sofa in the first floor living room of their home overlooking the Baraboo river near Reedsburg. The poles b...

Date: 1914 

Description: View down unpaved street towards the central business district. There is a drug store on the left decorated with flags, and the Farmers & Citizens Bank and...

Date: 1911-07-01 

Description: A steam-powered centrifugal sand pump at work on the Wisconsin River during the construction of the power dam. Pilings of the coffer dam are visible in th...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1928 

Description: View of the Black Hawk State Bank, an automotive repair and gas station and other shops. There is a car with its door open in front of the repair shop, nea...

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Date: 1929-06-03 

Description: Bernard Arms stands high on a scaffold attached to a house, while two women from the family of his neighbors, the Nofsingers, stand below him on a ladder p...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior view of High School with Evangelical Church to the left.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The photographer doffs his hat and smiles at the camera. He is wearing a long coat and gloves, and carries a cane.

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Description: People playing golf in the fields at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A group of bricklayers pose with the tools of their trade in front of an unfinished brick wall at the Prairie du Sac dam site. Note the wooden form for a...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Two men and a woman pose in front of the L.C. Welch Plumbing and Heating store, 137 Third Avenue. There are signs advertising Maytag and Shellane, "compres...

Photograph

Community House

Date: 1929 

Description: A pathway through tall grass, beaten by tire tracks, leading to the side porch of the community house.

Date: 1912-05-03 

Description: Workmen on a barge use a pulley to raise sheet steel pilings which were damaged by high water in October, 1911.

Date: 2010-09 

Description: Proposed Methodist church for a congregation in Spring Green, Wisconsin, drawn by Marcus Weston with input from architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The drawings...

Date: 1901-11-10 

Description: Photographic postcard of the rock formation called the Devil's Doorway in Devil's Lake State Park. A man is sitting on the formation, wearing a suit and a...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of decorative carving and plasterwork above the stage in the Al. Ringling Theatre including a cartouche with the initials AR, flower garlands and...

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.
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