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Depot and Yards

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.

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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...

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Daughters of G.A.R.

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.

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Store Interior

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...

Date: 1930 ca.

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...

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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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Club House

Date: 1906 

Description: Exterior view from street of former home of historian and writer H. E. Cole, located at 908 Ash Street.

Date:  date unknown

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.

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Business Block

Date: 1911 

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...

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Oil Lamp

Date: 1930 ca.

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.

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German Fashion Doll

Date: 1935 ca.

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...

Date: 1912 

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...

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Swimming Pool

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Children play in a large swimming pool with a stone changing house.

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Dairy Days Parade

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...

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Cleopatra's Needle

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The rock formation at Devil's Lake known as Cleopatra's Needle.

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Portrait of a Cat

Date: 1935 ca.

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...

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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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