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Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An interior view of a store with bolts and remnants of fabric for sale.

Date: 1922 

Description: View down middle of street, showing the central business district. A drug store, restaurant and hotel are on the left. A garage, bank, bathhouse, bowling a...

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Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Eight new Massie-Harris tractors are parked in the snow in front of the Martiny Implement Co., 147 Third Avenue. A crowd has gathered and men sit on the tr...

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Main Street

Date: 1925 

Description: View down dirt road of right side of Main Street. Banners strung across the street read "Chautauga." There is a pickup truck parked in the automotive repai...

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Description: Letterhead of C.A. Sumner of Baraboo, Wisconsin, dealer in "Crockery, Silver-Plated and Glass Ware, Groceries, etc. etc.", with a three-quarter view of Sum...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Exterior view of decorative carved stone facade of Al. Ringling Theatre including pilasters and flower garlands.

Date: 1965 

Description: James Kirchstein, Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station chief engineer and originator, inside his recording company, Sara Sound Productions, Inc. WVL...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Two men and a woman pose in front of the L.C. Welch Plumbing and Heating store, 137 Third Avenue. There are signs advertising Maytag and Shellane, "compres...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An elevated view of Mirror Lake from a deck truss bridge. On both sides of the lake are boathouses and tour boats. Steep cliffs lined with trees and plants...

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Draftees

Date: 1917-09-05 

Description: Eight men drafted to serve in World War I stand on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse. They would leave that day for the newly constructed Camp Grant,...

Date: 1912-05-09 

Description: Men with shovels work downstream from the east abutment, while others look on.

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Lock at Power Dam

Date: 1914-03-11 

Description: Looking upstream (north) through the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. The power house is on the left. The flow of the river has been diverted through the...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View down street of cars and trucks parked along Third Street in this view looking East across Oak Street. The First National Bank, left, is diagonally acr...

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Post Office

Date: 1918 

Description: View of the post office.

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Old Inn

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A deteriorating, large, two-story building with Greek revival features, which may have served as an inn or hotel. The windows are boarded up or broken and...

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Post Office

Date: 1909 

Description: Exterior view of a post office. Sign near door says: "Post Office. Sandusky." A man stands just outside the door, looking at another man standing inside.

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Public School

Date: 1928 

Description: Facade of brick building, with stone steps and a columned entrance. On the left near the corner of the building is a cart, and along the side there appears...

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Five women look at a window display at the Schweke Brothers Store, 129 Third Street, which occupied the 1910 Risley Brothers Building. A man sits in the dr...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Matted architectural drawing for a proposed Methodist church for a congregation in Spring Green, Wisconsin, drawn by Marcus Weston with input from architec...

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