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Date:  date unknown

Description: The office and administration building at Devil's Lake State Park. A car is parked outside of the building along the road.

Photograph

Sauk County Fair

Date: 1906 

Description: A double exposure of a landscape featuring a very large tree and farm houses superimposed on an image of buildings and crowds at the Sauk County Fairground...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a man and woman sitting in a canoe on Lake Delton. On the left is part of what appears to be a boathouse.

Date: 1914-03-12 

Description: Office force and foremen pose in front of the south side of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.

Photograph

Sauk County Fair

Date: 1906 

Description: Visitors to the Sauk County Fair walk by sideshow attractions and concession stands while others stand and converse. The "Grand Electric Palace," a "$10,0...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of plasterwork and a painted wall panel in the Al. Ringling Theatre. Painting features Venus and cupids lounging in the clouds.

Photograph

Cliff House

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...

Date: 1911-06-10 

Description: Dining rooms and kitchen at the camp on the construction site of the Prairie du Sac dam. Workers and children pose in front of the dining rooms; there are...

Date: 1912-08-01 

Description: An overview of the power dam construction site from the west, showing the elevated trestle, coffer dam, and steam pile drivers. The concrete plant is visi...

Postcard

Oak Street

Date: 1913 

Description: Colorized postcard view down a street in a central business district. There is a park on the left, and storefronts with awnings on the right. A bank is on...

Photograph

Mirror Lake Dam

Date:  date unknown

Description: View upriver towards dam. Buildings on shoreline at left. Sign on roof reads: "Mirror Lake Boats."

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View features a dirt street, dwellings, a horse-drawn vehicle, sidewalks, power lines, and many trees. In the background is a hill with what appears to be...

Date:  

Description: Memohead of the Great Northern Nursery Company, with a street view of the company office building and apple cellar. Residential buildings, trucks, automobi...

Photograph

Marshall Memorial

Date: 1929 

Description: The Marshall Memorial Hall building, located at 30 Wisconsin Dells Parkway South. The building currently serves as the Village Hall of Lake Delton.

Photograph

Mine Building

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Mining building. Possibly in Ironton.

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Date: 2009 ca.

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

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1925 

Description: View down dirt road of right side of Main Street. Banners strung across the street read "Chautauga." There is a pickup truck parked in the automotive repai...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Close-up of Tripp Memorial Library in Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin, about 1912.

Photograph

Power Dam

Date: 1936 after

Description: Elevated view of the power dam on the Wisconsin River at Prairie du Sac.

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