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Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." A crowd sits on the ground about to commence lunch at Devil's Lake.

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Main Street

Date:  

Description: View down Main Street.

Date: 1955 

Description: Bernard Arms's dog Tuffy plays outdoors, with Lewis Arms' 1949 Pontiac automobile parked in the grass in the background.

Date: 1910-08-11 

Description: The first machinery at work sounding at the site for the power dam. Workmen pose near the carriage-mounted equipment. A horse-drawn wagon is in the backg...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the mill dam on Dell Creek that creates Mirror Lake in Mirror Lake State Park (although the photograph was taken before the site was designated as...

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the Chateau in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees, shrubs, flowers and grass surround the building. An American flag flies in front and a...

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Wisconsin House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Wisconsin House. The brick portion was erected in about 1850. The entire building was razed by 1915, before the Ringling Theatre was bu...

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Bonfire

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Men in hats are gathered around a nighttime bonfire, which was probably part of an anti-German demonstration.

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Woman with Basket

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: 1926 

Description: Members and guests of the Heart of the Hills Walking Club pose on a bluff near Devil's Lake. H.E. Cole stands second from right.

Date: 1956-02-11 

Description: Audrey Rasmussen, faculty adviser for the Sauk City High School cheerleading corps, demonstrates proper gestures to Betty Leykauf, Jackie Kennedy, Shirley...

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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Member of local farmers band practicing clarinet in barn.

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Race Car

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A race car driver and passenger sit in their racer, No. 16, in front of a grandstand. Both wear goggles; the passenger wears a leather helmet. The spectato...

Date: 1943-07-28 

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called Balanced Rock in Devil's Lake State Park. Foliage can be seen below and the sky is visible in the backgroun...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Devil's Lake vicinity. View of the Cliff House courtyard and croquet court. Three men and one woman playing croquet. Two women on second floor balcony: one...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from across street of stone church with a short, sturdy tower, which sits on a corner lot at 111 Sixth Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of Cummings-Cooper house with woman standing in front. House was owned in 1940 by Mrs. H.F. Leindorff. House was built in 1857.

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August Derleth

Date: 1939 

Description: A studio portrait of Sauk City author August Derleth.

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