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Date: 1912 

Description: The photographer, Ephraim Burt Trimpey, and his wife, Alice Kent Trimpey, seated at a table with a tea kettle on a stand, cups and saucers. Both wear vinta...

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...

Date: 1912-09-30 

Description: Pile drivers work within the confines of the coffer dam. Men on the high trestle construct chutes for pouring concrete.

Photograph

Factory on River

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across river of a large mill or factory complex, possibly the Island Woolen Mill. In front of the mill is a roofed boathouse, with a canoe hanging fro...

Photograph

La Valle

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Aerial photograph of La Valle.

Photograph

Woman and Infant

Date: 1912 

Description: A hand tinted image of a young woman with a ruffled nightcap tending an infant wrapped in a crocheted blanket lying in a cradle. A candle burns in a brass...

Photograph

Kipp Residence

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Kipp residence with a woman in the front yard reclining in a hammock.

Photograph

Oil Lamp

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An old oil lamp with a cut cased glass font and a cast metal base in the form of a cavalier.

Date: 1947 

Description: Members of the Arms family (and a friend?) pose on Bernard Arms's farm. From left to right are Nellie Arms, Bernard Arms, unidentified man with eyes rolled...

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...

Architectural photographs of the restored opera houses of Wisconsin.

Photograph

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.

Date: 1918 

Description: Al. Ringling's residence.

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:  

Description: Automobiles line up to wait for the Merrimac ferry "Colsac".

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The photographer doffs his hat and smiles at the camera. He is wearing a long coat and gloves, and carries a cane.

Date: 1946 

Description: Aldo Leopold inspecting white pine, on Wisconsin River farm, a weekend retreat for the Professor of Wildlife Management at UW-Madison.

Photograph

Parts Department

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: The parts counter and display at a General Motors dealership. Merchandise on display includes parts and accessories by Buick, Chevrolet, and Prestone, as...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman stands next to a locomotive on display behind a fence at House on the Rock. This image was included in the attraction's brochure. The sign on the t...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View, from the north bank of the Wisconsin River, of the 1899-foot railroad bridge in Merrimac. Two women and a man are sitting on the riverbank in the for...

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