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Photograph

Black Hawk Bluff

Date: 1896 

Description: View of Black Hawk Bluff, site of the Battle of Wisconsin Heights in the Black Hawk War.

Postcard

High School

Date: 1909 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the high school.

Date: 1866 

Description: This manuscript map by Increase Lapham shows the Dells of the Wisconsin River, from Stand Rock and Witches Gulch at the north to a point approximately one...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Chicago, Minneapolis, and St. Paul train crosses a bridge over the Wisconsin River.

Photograph

Wisconsin House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Wisconsin House. The brick portion was erected in about 1850. The entire building was razed by 1915, before the Ringling Theatre was bu...

Date: 1936-08-25 

Description: The "House of David" traveling baseball team advertisement for an upcoming game.

Date: 1921 

Description: A high wooden pedestrian bridge along a forest path, crossing over a deep gorge.

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Description: Letterhead of the La Valle Roller Mills, a miller of wheat, rye, and buckwheat flours and cornmeal. Includes illustrations of Plansifter System machinery,...

Magazine or Periodical

An Awkward Fix

Date: 1892-07 

Description: Engraved illustration depicting Frank Lenz sitting on the edge of a railroad bridge holding his safety bicycle in front of him and his box camera on his ba...

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Description: Men lined up for mealtime at the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) Camp at Devil's Lake State Park. The camp was reportedly opened in 1935 and closed in 19...

Date: 1952-08-21 

Description: From left to right are Lewis, Nellie and Bernard Arms posing behind a convertible on Old Lake Road, with Bernard and Nellie's house in the background.

Photograph

"Colsac II" Ferry

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: View from road of the ferry "Colsac II" arriving at the shoreline of the Wisconsin River, with an automobile on the right waiting to board.

Date: 1949-05-03 

Description: John Gates, a farmer near La Valle, stands beside his tractor. He was once a saxophone player with a dance orchestra.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey seated in a sleigh wearing overcoats and hats, and covered with a fur lap robe. A handwritten message...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Awnings shade the windows of the three-story stone Richardsonian Romanesque style residence of Al. Ringling.

Photograph

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.

Photograph

Devil's Lake

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Devil's Lake from the cliffs.

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Description: View of the Dawn Manor coach house, which shows a woman standing next to the fence and a man posing with a horse-drawn carriage.

Photograph

Scandinavian Chests

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Two Scandinavian chests with handmade metal fittings and decorative rosemaling. The chest on the right is dated 1831.

Photograph

Mill and Store

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior view across field of mill and store at Black Hawk. There are feed sacks on the porch of the mill and a horse on the far right.

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