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Astor House

Date: 1925 

Description: The Astor House hotel, with an automobile parked under trees on the left, and a large billboard for Wrigley's Spearmint gum on the right.


Valley View

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a valley possibly in or around Devil's Lake. A man is visible in the foreground, hiking up the steep incline of the valley.

Date: 1915 before

Description: Workers pose in a doorway at the Prairie du Sac dam construction site. Two men appear to be working on a gas lamp, while others hold spools of wire, prepa...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Winter scene of the skating pond at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1957 

Description: Aerial view of the Baraboo Wisconsin Dells airport.

Date: 1918-05-06 

Description: A group of 32 draftees pose on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse before leaving Baraboo for Columbus Barracks in Ohio. There are paper tags attached...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of the original pin rail fly system backstage at the Al. Ringling Theatre.

Date: 1948-08-14 

Description: Spring Green's float entitled "The Century Limited", in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade.

Date: 1956 

Description: Lewis, LuRay, Nellie and Bernard Arms arrive at Devil's Lake in a maroon DeSoto convertible automobile. This was the day after Lewis and LuRay's wedding.

Date: 1916 

Description: A group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the 1916 Baraboo basketball team, winners of the Wisconsin State Basketball Tournament held at Lawrence...

Date: 1912-08-01 

Description: An overview of the power dam construction site from the west, showing the elevated trestle, coffer dam, and steam pile drivers. The concrete plant is visi...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Cleopatra's Needle with Devil's Lake in the background.

Date: 1911-06-19 

Description: Looking west over the Wisconsin River at the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle built for construction of the dam. Two pile drivers are seen in the...


Aerial View of Town

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town with multiple buildings and a water tower visible in the background.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Elevated view of bridge over Wisconsin River built in 1921 to take the place of the old wooden bridge when it became condemned.


Woman in Bonnet

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A woman in old style dress with bonnet, cape and carpet bag, stands at a gate in a picket fence. There is an old house in the background.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View across street of the Al. Ringling Theater with a Studebaker pickup truck in the foreground. There is a hardware store on the right.

Date: 1930 

Description: Three chairs around a table with stacks of books in the lobby of the Silver Dale Resort at Devil's Lake. In the background three open doors lead into the d...

Date: 1914-02-28 

Description: Sections of turbines inside the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.


Submerged Car

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View across river of a crowd gathered on a steep riverbank overlooking a submerged car. There is a large house at the top of the hill.

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