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Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Devil's Lake State Park Civilian Conservation Corps workers posed at rock formation, possibly Devil's Doorway.

Date: 1912-08-07 

Description: Men excavating within the coffer dam. One man stands on a high piling. Several steam engines at work fill the air with smoke. The high trestle and found...

Photograph

Bettinger Store

Date: 1925 

Description: View across street of the Bettinger Store, with men standing on the sidewalk in front near a truck parked at the curb. Further down the street is a gas pum...

Date:  

Description: Wisconsin writer August Derleth examining the stock of the Arkham House press. He established it in Sauk City to publish in hard cover the works of H.P. Lo...

Photograph

Devil's Lake

Date: 1909 

Description: Two women wearing long dresses pose on a large boulder at the base of a rock formation in a shady glen.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of room at House on the Rock. A young man is sitting on a bench near the window.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin writer August Derleth and his jazz collection.

Date: 1912-10-17 

Description: A crowd gathers for the laying of the cornerstone of the Hon. J.S. Tripp Library and Hall. J. Stephen Tripp was a pioneer in Prairie du Sac, a lawyer, and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Charles Steppe, the biological father of Lewis Arms, leads a horse down a street. The horse is wearing an ornate bridle and they may be in a parade.

Photograph

Alice Kent Trimpey

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A portrait of the photographer's wife, Alice Kent Trimpey, sitting. Mrs. Trimpey was an authority on antiques and antique dolls.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Two men on a rock formation in the Baraboo Bluffs. One man is holding out a hat.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Alice Kent Trimpey sits painting at an easel in front of a window in the Trimpey home. There is a sofa behind her.

Date: 1922 

Description: View down center of street of a central business district. Automobiles are parked on the left, and businesses line both sides of the street. Several pedest...

Date: 1952-08-21 

Description: Lewis Arms is seated in a 1949 yellow Hudson convertible at Bernard Arms's farm. A man is standing in the background near another automobile parked near th...

Photograph

Three Dolls

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Three dolls from the collection of the photographer's wife, Alice Kent Trimpey, are posed seated at a small table with a tea set. The dolls date from the m...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Member of a local farmers band practicing the tuba in a barnyard with cows. In the background is a barn on a hill.

Date: 1911-10-12 

Description: Two men stand on the tracks of the newly constructed railroad extension to the construction site of the Prairie du Sac dam. Behind them, the tracks are su...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Bass farmhouse, originally owned by the photographer's father, Isaac Bass. Pictured are the photographer's mother, Lorinda Bass, brother Frank Bass hol...

Photograph

Woman Knitting

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An elderly woman in an old-fashioned dress sits and knits by a table in front of a painted backdrop.

Photograph

Devil's Doorway

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a woman standing in the Devil's Doorway above Devil's Lake. There is graffiti on the rocks.

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