Hop Picking


Description: Hop pickers in hop yard.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Sauk County veterans posed outdoors.


Philbrick Garage

Date: 1939 

Description: An exterior view of the Philbrick Garage, a Ford dealership and Cities Service filling station located at 207 Third Avenue. A sign advertises Quaker State...

Date: 1940 

Description: A young boy and girl posed inside of the Elephant Cave in the east bluffs at Devil's Lake State Park.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view over parking lot of House on the Rock. The property is heavily forested with trees, and bushes surround the parking area. There is a long, lo...


Baraboo Campground

Date: 1925 

Description: The free tourist campground in Baraboo. Although similar free facilities were clustered in resort areas, by 1926 the Highway Commission engineer could rep...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A two-story Victorian brick farmhouse with eave brackets, bay windows and a front porch with fretwork railing. The Baraboo bluffs are visible in the distan...

Date: 1929-06-01 

Description: Bernard Arms (standing), uncle of Lewis Arms, shares a picnic with his neighbors Mr. and Mrs. (Betsy) Nofsinger.

Date: 1912-05-17 

Description: Men working from the elevated road on the east end of the power dam, constructing shots (chutes) for the concrete.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View across street of the Al. Ringling Theater with a Studebaker pickup truck in the foreground. There is a hardware store on the right.

Date: 1914-05-13 

Description: A view upstream through the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. Workmen guide a barge through the lock as a man and woman watch from the wall.

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Prairie du Sac hydroelectric plant and the surrounding landscape of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: View of the German Methodist Church with George Bowers, a milkman, standing in the foreground.


Dawn Manor

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: The Dawn Manor, a small "gothic" house on the Dell View Hotel grounds. Also called the Abraham Vand House (later the W.J. Newman House) it was built ca. 18...


Cleopatra's Needle

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of Cleopatra's Needle with Devil's Lake in the background.

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...


The Wonder Spot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of a man and woman demonstrating the visual characteristics apparent at the Wonder Spot.


Marriott House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from street of the home of William T. Marriott, 721 Ash Street. It is a two-story brick house with Prairie Style influence, with a large chimney in th...

Date: 1918 

Description: Al. Ringling's residence.


Carload of Radios

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Four men pose in front of a railroad car. Two of the men are shaking hands. A banner on the car advertises "A Carload of Majestic Radios for Gem City Oil C...

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