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Date: 1969 ca.
Description: A close-up view of a wooden fence that is painted white. Just behind the fence is a portion of a stone wall or old foundation. In the far background, a tre...
Description: Bernard Arms (standing), uncle of Lewis Arms, shares a picnic with his neighbors Mr. and Mrs. (Betsy) Nofsinger.
Date: date unknown
Description: A Chicago, Minneapolis, and St. Paul train crosses a bridge over the Wisconsin River.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A small farmhouse in the Greek Revival style stands near a field with corn shocks and pumpkins. Large evergreens line the lane, and a barn is in the backgr...
Description: Van Hise Rock by Ableman's Narrows (Rock Springs), with dedication plaque. Rock Springs was called Ableman until 1947.
Date: 1961-09-04 ca.
Description: A wooded marshland as seen from Durward's Glen Road. In the center distance, a house and outbuildings can be seen.
Date: 1961-09-19 ca.
Description: View of a woolen mill, as seen from across a river and dam.
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: Elephant Rock, located on one of the bluffs at Devil's Lake State Park. In front of the rock is a wooden bench with "Elephant Rock" carved into it.
Description: Wisconsin writer August Derleth, wearing a boldly patterned sweater and sitting with an unidentified group on a lawn in front of a house. Probably friends...
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: 1925 ca.
Description: A woman on horseback poses with another horse in front of the three-story Western Inn as people look on from the porches. There is a large belvedere on th...
Date: 1877-06 ca.
Description: A huge crowd, mostly men, has gathered on the bank of Devil's Lake to witness the firing of a cannon. The occasion is the Grand Regatta held June 21-22, 18...
Description: The barn in the foreground, left, is the school barn for the Hillside Home School (which was run by Frank Lloyd Wright's aunts & Enos Lloyd Jones sisters,...
Description: View of the south, or downstream, side of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. A man is standing on pilings near the bank; the railroad extension is...
Description: Landscape near Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Description: View along side of bridge over the Wisconsin River, built in 1921 to take the place of the old wooden one when it became condemned.
Description: Photographic postcard of the railroad tracks around the East Shore of the lake in Devil's Lake State Park. Telephone poles appear between the tracks and th...
Description: View of Devil's Lake and surrounding area from a bluff on the east side of the lake. A man stands on the rocks near the center of the image.
Description: Man with horse and cart on Main Street. A brick commercial building on the right includes a hardware store and general merchandise store.
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