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Post Office

Date: 1909 

Description: Exterior view of a post office. Sign near door says: "Post Office. Sandusky." A man stands just outside the door, looking at another man standing inside.

Date: 1912-08-07 

Description: Men excavating within the coffer dam. One man stands on a high piling. Several steam engines at work fill the air with smoke. The high trestle and found...

Photograph

Cleopatra's Needle

Date:  date unknown

Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity, Cleopatra's Needle. Man standing on top of needle.

Photograph

Portrait of a Woman

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of a young woman sitting on a half wall inside the photographer's studio. She is wearing a fashionable dress with a ribbon belt, dark...

Date: 1924 

Description: View across street of two men sitting on the street curb near a parked car. There is a garage on the left.

Date: 1929 

Description: Filling station with attendant standing outside near two pumps. There is a stand with signs advertising Old Gold cigarettes, 5 cent vegetable sandwiches, P...

Date: 1913-06-13 

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

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Date: 1913-03-11 

Description: Workers pose by a piling coated with sand suspended from a crane.

Photograph

Elderly Man Fishing

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view over water towards an elderly man using a long pole to fish from a steep rock ledge on the opposite shoreline.

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men rest outside a large cabin in a densely wooded area at Devil's Lake.

Date: 1912-07-16 

Description: Workers pose inside the coffer dam. The narrow gauge railroad is behind them. One of the pile drivers is in the background. A bare area on the bluff in...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Outdoor informal group portrait of Devil's Lake State Park Civilian Conservation Corps workers.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Author August Derleth surrounded by books at his desk.

Date: 1913-05-28 

Description: Power dam construction workers pause during a meal in the camp dining room. Oil lamps hang from the ceiling; overhead electric lights are also installed.

Photograph

Becky the Doll

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A doll named Becky, with china head and old-fashioned dress, sits on a small chair.

Postcard

Street Scene

Date: 1910 

Description: Colorized postcard of an elevated view of a parade going through the central business district. People in the parade are wearing helmets and riding horseba...

Photograph

Mirror Lake

Date: 1909 

Description: Two women stand beside a waterfall "downstream from the crag."

Date: 1913-08-20 

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

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