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Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An open cabinet in the photographer's home displays his collection of lustreware and other pottery. The collection is now owned by the Wisconsin Historical...

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Skillet Falls

Date: 1909 

Description: View of Skillet Falls from downstream. The trees are bare, and tree stumps are visible on the hill in the background, known locally as Mount Baldy.

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Description: Interior view of the Baraboo Carnegie Free Library. There is a fireplace, bookshelves, display shelves, and reading tables with bentwood chairs. There are...

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Effinger Park

Date: 1930 

Description: Six men and women and two dogs sitting in the shade at the park. A carved bench is in the foreground, and in the background are houses or cabins.

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The Lost Chord

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman in an old style dress stands in profile by a keyboard instrument with her left knee resting on a Gothic Revival chair. A candle burns in a brass ca...

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Cupid

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of a child as Cupid wearing wings and holding a bow and arrow, posed leaning against an owl and sitting on a tree stump.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of individuals playing croquet outside of a cabin or hotel near Devil's Lake. In addition to those playing croquet, there are also individuals on the...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of plasterwork and a painted wall panel in the Al. Ringling Theatre. Painting features Venus and cupids lounging in the clouds.

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Draftees

Date: 1917-09-05 

Description: Eight men drafted to serve in World War I stand on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse. They would leave that day for the newly constructed Camp Grant,...

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Cliff House

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...

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Devil's Bar-B-Q

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from across road of the Devil's Barbecue roadside restaurant on South Boulevard, then Highway 12, near Baraboo. The restaurant is a stone building; th...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A man wearing a cap and apron holds a (likely taxidermied) Tom turkey while a second man offers the turkey a drink from a bottle. Wooden boxes labelled "Ol...

Date: 1948-05-02 

Description: A group of men gathered in front of an airplane at the inauguration of Wisconsin Central Airline service to the Baraboo-Portage area. The men are local off...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereoview over Devil's Lake with Turk's Head rock formation in the foreground.

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Ben Doty

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A tire repairman in coveralls and necktie is shown in his shop among tires, inner tubes and equipment. Gas pumps are visible through the front window.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Devil's Lake vicinity. View of the Cliff House courtyard and croquet court. Three men and one woman playing croquet. Two women on second floor balcony: one...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of a row of cabins at the Panoramic Resort. There are two cars parked on the left.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View features a dirt street, an opera house on the right, storefronts, horse-drawn vehicles, several pedestrians walking on the sidewalks bordering the str...

Date: 1929 

Description: Filling station with attendant standing outside near two pumps. There is a stand with signs advertising Old Gold cigarettes, 5 cent vegetable sandwiches, P...

Date: 1954-10-24 

Description: Nellie Arms, aunt of Lewis Arms, holds a cat outdoors at the farm she shared with her husband Bernard.

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