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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...

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Cleft Rock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity; Cleft Rock on East Bluff. Man sitting on rocks at right. Second man peering through rock gap at left.

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Woman with Basket

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman poses with a basket of flowers over one arm. She wears an old-fashioned costume and stands in front of a painted backdrop which mimics a ston...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View of workers in a large quarry in Ableman. Several male workers are standing in the quarry among piles of rock with their work equipment.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: The land and house were donated to the village. The club house is still in use (1964) as a publicaly owned building for recreation and meetings. Image show...

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Race Car

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A man in racing attire and goggles sits behind the wheel of a race car. There is a cement block building behind him with an open garage door.

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Description: Women of the Free Congregation (Free Thinkers) of Sauk City, gathered in the basement of their meeting house.

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Description: Wisconsin writer August Derleth examining the stock of the Arkham House press. He established it in Sauk City to publish in hard cover the works of H.P. Lo...

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Farm Scene

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A farm scene with a fence and gate, and milk can in the foreground. In the background is a large barn with a stone foundation, with a man walking nearby.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey are seated in a sleigh wearing overcoats and hats, and covered with a fur lap robe. A handwritten message reads "Greeti...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called the Stone Face in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees and shrubs can be seen all around. A man is standing to th...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Two well-dressed women stand at the foot of Skillet Falls. The trees in the background are bare; the hill behind is covered with tree stumps. The hill is...

Date: 1912-07-25 

Description: A boy poses in the excavation site for the power house within the coffer dam. He is standing on the narrow gauge tracks; the high trestle is in the backg...

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Boy Scout Band

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a Boy Scout band in front of a large brick building, possibly the old Baraboo High School. The bass drum head reads "Boy Scout Band" and...

Date: 1925 

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

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

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August Derleth

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Sauk City author August Derleth sits in a wing back chair near a fireplace in his home, "The Place of Hawks."

Date: 1959 

Description: Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Philleo Nash, a Democrat, riding on an elephant during the annual Circus Parade.

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Dairy Days Parade

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Bernard Arms holding a firearm poses on a parade float decorated in an autumn theme, including a stuffed bear, fox, and squirrel. The parade was a part of...

Date: 1928 

Description: Pilgrims gathered outside the shrine. Many of the people are sitting on the ground among the tree. There are banners hanging in front of the stone chapel.

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