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Group Near Tent

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Men in summer clothes stand in small groups outside of a large canvas tent. The men on the right wear badges with ribbons. In the background, a man in Na...

Date: 1906 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the public school, a large brick building with a turret in the corner.

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Photograph

Rock Scenery

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a man and woman sitting in a canoe on Lake Delton. On the left is part of what appears to be a boathouse.

Date: 1928 

Description: View down valley of a procession of hundreds of pilgrims walking up the hill to St. Anne's Chapel which is lined with Stations of the Cross. The crowd is w...

Date: 1922-02-22 

Description: View of an ice covered street, trees and houses. Text on back of photograph reads: "Sleet storm of February 22nd & 23rd/22. Looking west from street inters...

Date: 1924-06-04 

Description: Photographic postcard of rocks and trees above the lake in Devil's Lake State Park. Below on the left railroad tracks run along the shoreline. Trees and bl...

Photograph

Carload of Radios

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Four men pose in front of a railroad car. Two of the men are shaking hands. A banner on the car advertises "A Carload of Majestic Radios for Gem City Oil C...

Photograph

Point Sauk

Date: 1909 

Description: Two women and a man stand in the distance on the crest of a grassy rise.

Date: 1909 

Description: A mill, left, and a commercial building with attached residence stand in front of a wooded bluff. A woman crosses a small bridge near the mill.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Bridge over the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Al. Ringling Theatre.

Date: 1955 

Description: Bernard Arms's dog Tuffy plays outdoors, with Lewis Arms' 1949 Pontiac automobile parked in the grass in the background.

Photograph

"Place of Hawks"

Date: 1940 after

Description: An exterior view of August Derleth's home, "Place of Hawks", seen from the garden and partially obscured by trees. The house was built in 1940.

Date: 1962-05-20 

Description: A tractor parked in a newly plowed corner of a field.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two images of ferries as printed on a postcard. The top image is the ferry "Colsac" on the Wisconsin River. The bottom image is simply described as an earl...

Photograph

Swimming Pool

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Children play in a large swimming pool with a stone changing house.

Photograph

Philbrick Garage

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Five trucks loaded with tires are parked in front of the Philbrick Garage, a Ford and Lincoln dealership at 207 Third Avenue. Boxes on the far right truck...

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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.

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