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Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of gilded pillars and plasterwork above a proscenium box in the Al. Ringling Theatre.

Photograph

Cliff House

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of Devil's Lake with the far shoreline in the background.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of plasterwork and a painted wall panel in the Al. Ringling Theatre. Painting features Venus and cupids lounging in the clouds.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The photographer's wife, dressed in embroidered oriental jacket and plumed hat, stands holding a rose.

Photograph

August Derleth

Date: 1939 

Description: A studio portrait of Sauk City author August Derleth.

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Mrs. Earl Baltes

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman identified as Mrs. Earl Baltes poses in nineteenth-century attire, seated on the floor with her arm resting on the open bottom drawer of an a...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Two men and a police officer stand beside the "Pioneer", an early Chicago and Northwestern Railroad locomotive which is parked beside the Sauk County Court...

Date: 1918 

Description: Front view of the German Methodist church.

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Effinger Park

Date: 1930 

Description: Six men and women and two dogs sitting in the shade at the park. A carved bench is in the foreground, and in the background are houses or cabins.

Date: 1956 

Description: Lewis, LuRay, Nellie and Bernard Arms arrive at Devil's Lake in a maroon DeSoto convertible automobile. This was the day after Lewis and LuRay's wedding.

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Description: Boats park at a landing on Devil's Lake. The small wooden structure stands among trees at the shore.

Photograph

Group Playing Cards

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men and women sit outdoors, playing a card game around a table at Devil's Lake.

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Wisconsin House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Wisconsin House. The brick portion was erected in about 1850. The entire building was razed by 1915, before the Ringling Theatre was bu...

Date: 1930 

Description: A woman stands with two white dogs among the trees at Effinger Park. The park features benches, a pump, a lawn swing, a gazebo and three cabins.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A border of herbaceous perennials with a background of shrubs and trees.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Exterior of Helen Baldwin's restaurant.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Devil's Lake and surrounding area from a bluff on the east side of the lake. A man stands on the rocks near the center of the image.

Photograph

Ice Storm

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: A street scene following an ice storm, possibly March 2, 1922. Utility poles are leaning and wires have been brought down by the weight of the ice.

Date: 1930 

Description: Row of cabins in Effinger Park. Each has a screened back porch. Picnic tables, sling-back chairs, and a parked car are under the trees on the lawn.

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