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Cliff House Inn

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A copy of an original photograph by H.H. Bennett of the Cliff House Inn at Devil's Lake as seen from the beach. Abraham Lincoln is reported to have slept h...

Date: 1952-01-03 

Description: Dining room in the ranch-style home of Harold Baumgartner at 240 South Oak Street, showing dining table and chairs and a buffet.

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Devil's Lake Beach

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking out at beach scene at Devil's Lake. There are benches on the shore where vacationers observe the swimmers. Two wooden structures have ladders...

Date: 1961-11-11 ca.

Description: View of a large, tree-lined field. In the foreground, a small, bare tree grows amidst thick shrubbery.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from across street of a small truck loaded with two "Singer Electric Sewing Machines" parked in front of a store. The store, identified as "The Hat S...

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McFetridge House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An imposing Tudor style stone and stucco house sits on a large wooded lot. There is a decorative fence and hedge along the driveway. The house was the home...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the Turk's Head, a formation in Devil's Lake State Park. Foliage is visible in the foreground. The lake, trees, bluffs and sky appear...

Date: 1913-06-13 

Description: Workmen and machinery at the quarry on Blackhawk Bluff. The gravel was used in construction of the power dam.

Date: 1939 

Description: View of the Lueders cottage, home of the Hamburg-born botanist Frederick Lueders, just before it was torn down to make way for the home of August Derleth.

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Ellen Lloyd Jones

Date: 1898 

Description: Ellen Lloyd Jones (also known as Aunt Nell), co-founder of the Hillside Home School, an early progressive school in Wisconsin.

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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: 1911-05-06 

Description: Workmen pose while erecting the first smoke stack at the power plant construction site on the Wisconsin River. Two men have scaled the stack.

Date: 1925 

Description: Children play on slides, see-saws, and swings in the playground of the public school.

Date: 1912-10-17 

Description: Concrete plant at east end of the dam, showing the mixers, crane, and a rail car at the abutment.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Toll bridge under construction.

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Description: Exterior view of Parson's Indian Village, a tourist attraction on Highway 12 styled after a Zuni pueblo.

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Central House

Date: 1896-04-12 

Description: View of a burning Central House engulfed in smoke with a crowd of spectators gathered to watch.

Date: 1912-05-03 

Description: Workmen on a barge use a pulley to raise sheet steel pilings which were damaged by high water in October, 1911.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of original lighting dimmer board backstage at the Al. Ringling Theatre.

Date: 1949-05-03 

Description: William Frazier, village president, sits at a drug store counter visiting with druggist Burt Blank in the village of La Valle.

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