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Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Color postcard of a rock formation above the lake in Devil's Lake State Park. The lake, bluffs, trees and sky are visible in the background.

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Lake Delton Airport

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Two airplanes sit in front of the hangar at the Lake Delton Airport. The sign on the hangar identifies W.J. Newman as the owner and advertises passenger f...

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Family Camping

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Native American (possibly Ho-Chunk) family rests at their campsite under a large tree. There is a bucket suspended over a small campfire.

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Catholic Church

Date: 1909 

Description: View down unpaved street towards a church. Two people, perhaps nuns, are walking on a sidewalk lined with metal railings. Caption reads: "Catholic Church,...

Date: 1945-11-02 

Description: A house at the Baraboo Hercules Powder Plant with Corporal Robert Benson standing in the doorway. He brought his wife from Florida to live here with her so...

Date: 1930 

Description: Row of cabins in Effinger Park. Each has a screened back porch. Picnic tables, sling-back chairs, and a parked car are under the trees on the lawn.

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Top Shaft

Date: 1945 

Description: The top of the shot tower shaft with the enterance.

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Scarecrow

Date: 1960-05-29 ca.

Description: A homemade, sack-head scarecrow stands in a small garden.

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Monument for Yellow Thunder, Chief of the Winnebago tribe. The inscriptions read, "Yellow Thunder, Chief of the Winnebago, born 1774 - died 1874. And his s...

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Electrical Display

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A night view of the window display in the Hansch and Hill Electrical Store, 121 Fourth Avenue. Floor lamps and wall sconces are featured, as are displays o...

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Marshall Memorial

Date: 1929 

Description: The Marshall Memorial Hall building, located at 30 Wisconsin Dells Parkway South. The building currently serves as the Village Hall of Lake Delton.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Two well-dressed women stand at the foot of Skillet Falls. The trees in the background are bare; the hill behind is covered with tree stumps. The hill is...

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Down the Valley

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Description: A landscape photograph of the valley off of Whittier Hill at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunt...

Date: 1915 

Description: Hillside Home School designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1901 and constructed over the next two years. The school was operated by the architect's family.

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Description: The Merrimac ferry "Colsac" with an American flag.

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The Wonder Spot

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman demonstrates the visual characteristics apparent at the Wonder Spot.

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Hunters with Deer

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A group of 14 hunters poses in front of seven field dressed deer which hang from a rack made of metal pipe. There is a barn in the far background, left, an...

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Runway Through Dam

Date: 1912-07-01 

Description: A view through the runway (tunnel) cast into the concrete structure of the power dam at Prairie du Sac.

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