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The Red Tavern

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A deteriorating wooden structure with two gables on the front, identified as the Red Tavern between Kilbourn and Mauston, built in 1848.

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Machine Shop

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A group of eight men pose in the back of a room against a row of windows in a machine shop. There are overhead belts that power a row of grind stones; meta...

Date: 1912-06-30 

Description: Newly poured concrete buttresses and apron at the east end of the power dam on the downstream side.

Date: 1933 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a passenger train coming down the tracks at the Horseshoe Curve. Rock Springs was called Ableman until 1947.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and two women stand on a dock at Devil's Lake while a couple rows in a canoe on the water. Other rowboats are docked nearby and a covered rowboat n...

Date: 1913-06-13 

Description: A view, from the west, of the quarry on Blackhawk Bluff. Gravel from the quarry was used in concrete for the construction of the power plant and dam.

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Description: Men lined up for mealtime at the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) Camp at Devil's Lake State Park. The camp was reportedly opened in 1935 and closed in 19...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A window display at the Wisconsin Power and Light Company office, 116 Fourth Avenue, features a General Electric refrigerator as "The Gateway to Health" un...

Photograph

Ferry

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A man and boy wearing hats and overalls stand on a ferry docked at the shoreline. On the ferry is a car. The far shoreline and low hills are in the backgro...

Postcard

Hotel Warren

Date: 1907 

Description: Photographic postcard of exterior view from street of the stone hotel on a corner. Large awnings are over the first floor windows. Decorative ironwork is o...

Photograph

Bonfire

Date: 1918 ca.

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

Photograph

Two Men on a Bench

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Carl Bohnsack (left) and August Marquardt seated on a bench outside a jewelry store.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across road of a two-story home located on a corner lot at 330 5th Avenue. There are signs on the lawn advertising rooms for tourists. A man is standi...

Photograph

Shelter House

Date:  date unknown

Description: A shelter house at Devil's Lake State Park.

Date: 1964-03 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, some landownership, disposal plant and pumping station, streets, parks, and vacated land. Lake Delton and streets are...

Photograph

Girls' Gym Class

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Girls playing basketball outdoors at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A large class stands outside a school. Front row, left to right: Stella Nuzum, unknown, unknown, unknown, Mabel Devlin, Mary Devlin, unknown, Alice Odekirk...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of gilded pillars and plasterwork above a proscenium box in the Al. Ringling Theatre.

Date: 1913-07-02 

Description: Workers pause while installing a maze of conduit for the switchboard in the power house. The construction camp is to the left.

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