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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...
Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the public school, a large brick building with a turret in the corner.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: View features a dirt street, dwellings, a horse-drawn vehicle, sidewalks, power lines, and many trees. In the background is a hill with what appears to be...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Courtyard at Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. The house has a stone first floor, a balcony on ea...
Description: View of Black Hawk Bluff, site of the Battle of Wisconsin Heights in the Black Hawk War.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Hawkins Service Station, located at 309 Seventh Avenue. The station has a pagoda style roof typical of stations designed between 1917 and 1930 by Alexande...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a woolen mill with an advertisement sign for Patton's Sun Proof-Paints in the front.
Date: 1961-06-03 ca.
Description: Tower Rock school building with Tower Rock directly in the background.
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...
Description: The Merrimac ferry "Colsac" with an American flag.
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...
Description: Three children playing under a fallen tree outside of Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Fr...
Description: Children and adults gather at Devil's Lake. Shown at the right is a large water slide.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Monument for Yellow Thunder, Chief of the Winnebago tribe. The inscriptions read, "Yellow Thunder, Chief of the Winnebago, born 1774 - died 1874. And his s...
Description: Cedar tree and farmland in mist.
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...
Description: Bernard Arms (left) holds Lewis Arms's favorite horse Apache, upon whom Rita Arms (Witter) is seated. Behind them LuRay Arms sits on another horse holding...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: A man in a suit and hat, and a ribbon on his lapel, poses in front of a cart with a sign that reads: "E.D. Ochsner, Taxidermist, Prairie du Sac, Wis." Bunt...
Description: View down hill of the Enos Lloyd Jones farm with Hillside Home School and Romeo and Juliet in the background.
Description: A fleet of four pickup trucks of various makes and a larger truck, all advertising L.C. Welch Plumbing and Heating on the door. They are parked on a reside...
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