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Description: Workmen operate a steam shovel loading gravel into electric rail cars during construction of the power dam.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: The Trimpey's home, the residence of Edwin B. and Alice Kent Trimpey. View of the front entrance door and front porch facing the street.
Description: Group portrait of Mrs. Wilson (Audrey) Fahlberg and her children, Karen, 8, and Wilson Jr., 4 at their trailer home at Badger Village. Mrs. Wilson is the p...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View across water towards the North Side Landing. There is a covered tour boat at the edge of the lake and passengers on board. At the shoreline is a cabin...
Description: View up a street lined with shops.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Four men, identified as Charles E. Brown of Milwaukee, Joyce W. Caron, H.E. Cole (second from right), and A.B. Stout, all of Baraboo, rest at Messenger's S...
Date: date unknown
Description: Colorized postcard view of Effinger Park, including trees, gardens and a fountain. A man wearing overalls stands in the background.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: View fro shoreline of toll bridge across the Wisconsin River. The writer of the postcard states: "This is the first bridge over the Wis. River. It's about...
Description: View from shoreline looking up at the bridge, and the dam. There is a building at the base on the bridge on the opposite shoreline on the right, and anothe...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: View of Water Street featuring a group of patrons standing in the entrance of A. Becker's Saloon.
Description: View across water towards a rock formation, "The Devil's Pulpit," on the shore of Mirror Lake. There is a man in a rowboat near the formation.
Date: 1877-06 ca.
Description: A huge crowd, mostly men, has gathered on the bank of Devil's Lake to witness the firing of a cannon. The occasion is the Grand Regatta held June 21-22, 18...
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright posing on the cover of "Harvester World" magazine. Wright is sitting at a desk at Taliesin.
Description: Wisconsin author August Derleth standing in front of his Sauk City home, "the Place of the Hawks."
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A worker stands at the controls of a generator, most likely in the temporary power house at the Prairie du Sac dam site. The steam driven generator produc...
Description: View from yard of blacksmith shop, a home, and a two-story building with a "Gold Medal Flour" sign.
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Restored terra-cotta frieze in the lobby of Al. Ringling Theatre featuring flower garlands and dancing children.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: A doll is posed beside a miniature chair. The doll, from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, wears a long gown and a bead necklace. She has a tinted chin...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A full-length studio portrait of a young woman, possibly a dancer, in costume.
Description: A view of a valley possibly in or around Devil's Lake. A man is visible in the foreground, hiking up the steep incline of the valley.
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