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Ironton Monument

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A stone obelisk marks the grave of Jonas Tower in a country cemetery. A smaller obelisk stands to the left, and other grave markers can be seen in the bac...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of a tourist camp at Devil's Lake State Park. Features a scene of men, women and children among picnic tables, automobiles. Tents are pi...

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Dancers at Hillside

Date: 1905 

Description: Elevated view of students at the Hillside Home School performing a may pole dance while an audience looks on. Dance instruction at the school was provided...

Date: 1933 

Description: Colorized postcard of Devil's Lake and bluffs seen through the trees. Some of the trees have autumn color. A roof and chimney are visible. The text at the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view looking through the shop windows of the Fredie P. Wirth Lamp Shop. This image was used in the original brochure for the House on the Rock.

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Trimpey Home

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Interior view of the home of the photographer, including a four panel screen, open secretary desk, and small round table.

Date: 1950-03-10 

Description: An exterior view of the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Scholl on East Monroe Street. The ranch style house is an attractive combination of Lannon stone and...

Date: 1922 

Description: Exterior of the Methodist Church and the Denzer Cemetery.

Date: 1952-01-03 

Description: Interior view of the recreation room in the house of Harold Baumgartner at 240 South Oak Street, featuring pine paneling on the walls, a brick fireplace an...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Man sitting atop ridges of quartzite rock in the Baraboo Range.

Date: 1931-03-06 

Description: Nick Knechtges, watchmaker, at his workbench in his home shop.

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Taliesin

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: An exterior view of Taliesin, the headquarters of the Frank Lloyd Wright organization.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Lorinda Hill Bass sits in the center, with daughters Martha Bass Haskin, left, and Rhoda Bass Shephard beside her. Her sons, Edward, left, and Frank, righ...

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Alba House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Men stand on the street level porch and women on the second floor wrap-around balcony of the Alba House. A sign on the railing advertises a harness shop.

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Dance Band

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Six musicians pose in front of a backdrop with their instruments, including saxophones, clarinets, a banjo, drums and trumpet with mutes. The drum has bee...

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Store Interior

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The interior of a small food market with produce, beverages, canned goods and coolers. This appears to be the City Food Mart. There is a decorative pressed...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aldo Leopold inspecting white pine, on Wisconsin River farm, a weekend retreat for the Professor of Wildlife Management at UW-Madison.

Date: 1957-07-07 

Description: Mrs. Robert Ott (left), Marianna Steele, Althea Steele and Robert Ott attend the first performance of "Bell, Book, and Candle" at the opening of the Green...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down trail along steep hill in the woods with birch and pine trees. A sign posted on a tree reads: "To The Cave."

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