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Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the "Texas," a small boat carrying three passengers on Devil's Lake.

Rural Wisconsin

View the landscapes of rural Wisconsin through the eyes of photographer Paul Vanderbilt.

Photograph

Old Harness Shop

Date:  

Description: View from across street of two buildings on Water Street during the 19th century. The building on the right was built in 1866 by Christian Schumm. It later...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of a row of cabins at the Panoramic Resort. There are two cars parked on the left.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A window display at the Wisconsin Power and Light Company office, 116 Fourth Avenue, features a General Electric refrigerator as "The Gateway to Health" un...

Photograph

Sauk City Brewery

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from unpaved road of workers gathered in front of the brewery building, which has numerous chimneys, and one very tall chimney pipe. One of the men is...

Photograph

"Colsac II" Ferry

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: View from road of the ferry "Colsac II" arriving at the shoreline of the Wisconsin River, with an automobile on the right waiting to board.

Photograph

Devil's Doorway Gap

Date:  date unknown

Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity, Devil's Doorway, showing Gap.

Photograph

Rock Scenery

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of house and farm buildings in Ableman with a rocky hill in the background.

Photograph

Wooded Marshland

Date: 1961-09-04 ca.

Description: A wooded marshland as seen from Durward's Glen Road. In the center distance, a house and outbuildings can be seen.

Date: 1925 

Description: Elevated view over dam and waterfall of a man in a bathing suit walking in the placid and shallow water above the dam. Behind him a boat is tethered along...

Photograph

The Western Inn

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A woman on horseback poses with another horse in front of the three-story Western Inn as people look on from the porches. There is a large belvedere on th...

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Description: The Merrimac ferry "Colsac" with an American flag.

Photograph

Ironton Monument

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A stone obelisk marks the grave of Jonas Tower in a country cemetery. A smaller obelisk stands to the left, and other grave markers can be seen in the bac...

Date: 1929-06-01 

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

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: View from road of vines and flower boxes brightening an otherwise unremarkable row of barracks type housing. There is an A & P Food Store on the right, wit...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereoview over Devil's Lake with Turk's Head rock formation in the foreground.

Photograph

Decaying Wood Lot

Date: 1960-05-29 ca.

Description: Rotted sections of firewood abandoned in a country woodlot. Circular cut logs are strewn about the ground. Nearby is a stack of lumber.

Postcard

Armory

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the armory.

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