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Description: Workers use shovels to level fresh concrete at the base of the chutes from the high trestle. The steam powered pile driver is at work in the background.
Description: Colorized postcard of an elevated view of a parade going through the central business district. People in the parade are wearing helmets and riding horseba...
Description: Children play on makeshift seesaws created from construction materials outside the old schoolhouse.
Description: Members of the Arms family (and a friend?) pose on Bernard Arms's farm. From left to right are Nellie Arms, Bernard Arms, unidentified man with eyes rolled...
An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Portrait of Alice Kent Trimpey, an authority and writer on American decorative arts and historic dolls.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: A view of several people sitting and standing under a tree in front of a beach area at Devil's Lake State Park. People are swimming and wading in the water...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: Mrs. Trimpey sits in a chair holding her doll, Emeline.
Description: A large group of young men pose on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse. They would leave that day for the newly constructed Camp Grant near Rockford, I...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Courtyard at Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. The house has a stone first floor, a balcony on ea...
Description: A man stands on a wooden dock near a tour boat. The sign on top of the boat advertises "Summer Homesites."
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: A group portrait including Dr. Edward A. Bass, seated on the far right, next to his parents, Isaac W. and Lorinda Hill Bass. Dr. Bass's brother Frank Bas...
Description: Group portrait of men and women posing outdoors in full beekeeping gear. Part of a class on beekeeping in Wisconsin.
Description: Three women and a man posed on and around the porch of the Monroe House. Potted plants, a flower box, and vines grace the porch.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A young woman poses with a basket of flowers over one arm. She wears an old-fashioned costume and stands in front of a painted backdrop which mimics a ston...
Date: 1895-07 ca.
Description: Two men, W.M. Smith and W.H.D., rest on a large log over Little Bear Creek.
Description: A young woman poses reclining and reading a magazine. She wears a bangled costume, tights, and dance slippers.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a woman standing in the Devil's Doorway above Devil's Lake. There is graffiti on the rocks.
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.
Description: A winter view with workers posing with brush mats at the power dam construction site. The gate guides and high trestle form the background.
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