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German Class

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Description: A woman teaching a German class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a woman holding a walking stick and wearing a hat and fur coat with a fur stole sitting on a ledge of ice at Skillet Falls. Bare trees fra...

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August Derleth

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Sauk City author August Derleth sits in a wing back chair near a fireplace in his home, "The Place of Hawks."

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The Wisconsin House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A man stands near the wooden steps of the Wisconsin House, a wood frame building with a large brick wing. There is snow on the ground and on the roof.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men stand next to the Badger Milk Train, which was part of the Sauk County Milk for Peace program. As the sign behind them notes, this program g...

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Martha

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Hand-colored photograph of a doll, Martha, from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, posed in a woodland setting. She wears a green brocade dress and hat....

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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.

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...

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Messenger's Spring

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Four men, identified as Charles E. Brown of Milwaukee, Joyce W. Caron, H.E. Cole (second from right), and A.B. Stout, all of Baraboo, rest at Messenger's S...

Date: 1911-06-10 

Description: Dining rooms and kitchen at the camp on the construction site of the Prairie du Sac dam. Workers and children pose in front of the dining rooms; there are...

Date: 1948-08-14 

Description: Prairie du Sac's 110th birthday float in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade in downtown near park.

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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: 1902 ca.

Description: Members of the German-American Freie Gemeinde ("Free Thinkers") organization, posed in front of their building at Sauk City.

Date: 1955-04-07 

Description: Harriet Anderson (whose name has since changed to Penny Hilley) and Nancy Waterman at the Wonder Spot in Lake Delton in the Wisconsin Dells.

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Jennie Rooney

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A woman poses with a mirror and powder puff. She wears a bangled costume and dance slippers.

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Race Car

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A race car driver and passenger sit in their racer, No. 16, in front of a grandstand. Both wear goggles; the passenger wears a leather helmet. The spectato...

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Description: A group portrait of Pearl Clough, Myrtle Stoddard, Fraua Wiswall, Zilla Wiswall, and Roy Stoddard (probably left to right). Three of the women are posed to...

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Below the Falls

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two women stand on a ledge at Skillet Falls.

Date: 1914-03-12 

Description: The office force and foremen pose before the south facade of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.

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