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Postcard

Effinger Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of Effinger Park, including trees, gardens and a fountain. A man wearing overalls stands in the background.

The Prairie du Sac Dam

Read about the conception and inspiration behind the dam that provides electric power to Sauk and Columbia counties. Includes links to photographs.

Photograph

Greek Revival House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A stately house in the Greek Revival style stands under large evergreen trees. There are shutters on the windows and a two-story, columned front porch.

Date: 1933 

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called the Devil's Doorway in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees can be seen to the right and below. The lake, bluffs...

Photograph

Depot and Yards

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View down railroad tracks of a depot and yards in Ableman. The depot is in the background, among other industrial and commercial buildings.

Date: 1911 

Description: Workers erect a steam driven pile driver while others survey for the railroad extension from the village of Prairie du Sac to the dam site on the Wisconsin...

Photograph

Berkley Chevrolet

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Berkley Chevrolet dealership, 224 Third Avenue, housed in a two-story brick building with Red Crown Gasoline pumps in front. Signs in the window advert...

Date: 1914-02-28 

Description: Group portrait of workers assembled with construction materials south of the power dam at Prairie du Sac. Three men in suits are on the right. The smokes...

Photograph

Mr. Kuball

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of an older man with white hair and a neck beard, wearing a denim work jacket. The buttons are embossed with the image of a lan...

Photograph

Men with Fish

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Two unidentified men pose with ten fish attached to a board in front of a canvas backdrop.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Casual portrait of August Derleth sitting behind his typewriter in his office, with Gaylord Nelson sitting on his desk to talk.

Photograph

Skillet Creek Dam

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of dam at Pewitt's Nest on Skillet Creek.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lewis Arms sits on the back of a horse, probably on his uncle Bernard Arms's farm.

Date: 1965 

Description: Radio announcer Del Viney on the air inside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station during the dinner music show.

Photograph

St. Aloysius School

Date: 1932-06-10 

Description: St. Aloysius school with children and their diplomas, and a priest in front of the school door.

Date: 1974 

Description: Map of Sauk county.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View of the exterior architecture of the First Baptist Church.

Date: 1911-06-21 

Description: Looking east over the Wisconsin River showing the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle. Two steam-driven pile drivers on barges with construction work...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Stolte, Dangel & Foss Company of Reedsburg, Wisconsin, dealers in "Dry Goods, Notions, Clothing, Carpets, Ladies and Gents Furnishings, Shoes...

Photograph

Parfrey's Glen

Date: 1909 

Description: Two women pose behind a log which has fallen across the stream in Parfrey's Glen. One woman holds a small pail.

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