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Date: 1911 ca.
Description: View down railroad tracks of a depot and yards in Ableman. The depot is in the background, among other industrial and commercial buildings.
Description: Posing together from left to right are Elinora, Nellie Arms (aunt of Lewis Arms), and Bonnie Childs. They are at Nellie and Bernard Arms's farm. There is a...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: A group of women stand on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse. A banner identifies them as the Department of Wisconsin, National Daughters of the G.A.R...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A studio self-portrait of Ephraim B. Trimpey with goatee, wearing eyeglasses and a large cravat.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the interior of Ryan Hickethier & Co., a "Sears Associated Store" 132 Fourth Avenue. Kenmore appliances, Silvertone radios, and floor swee...
Description: A group portrait of boys and young men in oriental costume and make-up. Most are holding opened hand fans.
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: 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.
Description: Exterior view from street of former home of historian and writer H. E. Cole, located at 908 Ash Street.
Description: View of the Circus World complex, with railroad cars, a tent and the arena where the circus shows are held. There is a parking lot in the background.
Description: View from street of a business block in Ableman. There is a storefront with umbrellas displayed in the show window, and what appears to be a hammock is hun...
Description: An old oil lamp with a cut cased glass font and a cast metal base in the form of a cavalier.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: View of the Ringling Brothers Circus winter quarters, including the print shop and the wardrobe building.
Description: A doll from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, the photographer's wife. This early twentieth century porcelain doll was made in Nymphenburg, Germany, fr...
Description: The photographer, Ephraim Burt Trimpey, and his wife, Alice Kent Trimpey, seated at a table with a tea kettle on a stand, cups and saucers. Both wear vinta...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Children play in a large swimming pool with a stone changing house.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Bernard Arms holding a firearm poses on a parade float decorated in an autumn theme, including a stuffed bear, fox, and squirrel. The parade was a part of...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: The rock formation at Devil's Lake known as Cleopatra's Needle.
Description: A hand-colored portrait of the Trimpey family cat, Mary, posed by a small Christmas tree. The tree is decorated with ribbon garland and there is a toy mou...
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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