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Harry Elsworth Cole

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Harry Elsworth Cole (1861-1928), founder and first president of the Sauk County Historical Society and president of the S...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Color postcard of the lake viewed through the trees from the West Bluff in Devil's Lake State Park.

Photograph

Jennie Rooney

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Jennie Rooney, performer and aerialist with the Ringling Brothers Circus, poses in a sequined costume and tights with a net butterfly in her hair.

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Gas Station

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A highly detailed, brick, storybook style Pennsylvania Oil Co. gas station with a slate roof. There is a large chimney on the left and several gas pumps. M...

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Description: Letterhead of C.A. Sumner of Baraboo, Wisconsin, dealer in "Crockery, Silver-Plated and Glass Ware, Groceries, etc. etc.", with a three-quarter view of Sum...

Photograph

Club House

Date: 1906 

Description: Exterior view from street of former home of historian and writer H. E. Cole, located at 908 Ash Street.

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Rowley House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A foursquare style house with front and back porches sits on a large landscaped lot with a decorative fence and painted pergola. The house, at 220 Eighth S...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Unidentified man wearing medals, in studio pose apparently as orator, with raised hand.

Photograph

Woman at Keyboard

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman in an old style dress stands in profile by a keyboard instrument with her left knee resting on a Gothic Revival chair. A candle burns in a brass ca...

Photograph

Cleopatra's Needle

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The rock formation at Devil's Lake known as Cleopatra's Needle.

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Wooded Lane

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A man stands at the end of a country lane lined with trees and carpeted with leaves. The trees overhead form a Gothic arch. The top of a wooden fence and g...

Date: 1930 

Description: Three chairs around a table with stacks of books in the lobby of the Silver Dale Resort at Devil's Lake. In the background three open doors lead into the d...

Photograph

Ben Doty

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A tire repairman in coveralls and necktie is shown in his shop among tires, inner tubes and equipment. Gas pumps are visible through the front window.

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: 1965 ca.

Description: Color postcard of the ramparts of the West Bluff in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees can be seen throughout and have fall color. The lake, bluffs and sky are...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a woman holding a walking stick and wearing a hat and fur coat with a fur stole sitting on a ledge of ice at Skillet Falls. Bare trees fra...

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Skillet Falls

Date: 1909 

Description: View of Skillet Falls from downstream. The trees are bare, and tree stumps are visible on the hill in the background, known locally as Mount Baldy.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A full-length studio portrait of a young woman, possibly a dancer, in costume.

Date: 1933 

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called the Turk's Head in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees and foliage can be seen to the right and below. The lake,...

Date: 1918 

Description: First Congregational United Church of Christ building located at 131 6th Avenue at Broadway.

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