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Date: 1935 ca.
Description: A doll is posed beside a miniature chair. The doll, from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, wears a long gown and a bead necklace. She has a tinted chin...
Description: A view of a cluttered office, possibly that of the photographer, with several desks and two typewriters. There is a large model train on a mantle above a s...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A nighttime view of dolls from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, arranged in the window of the Trimpey Studio and antique shop, 128 Fourth Avenue. The...
Description: Posing together from left to right are Elinora, Nellie Arms (aunt of Lewis Arms), and Bonnie Childs. They are at Nellie and Bernard Arms's farm. There is a...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View across road of a two-story home located on a corner lot at 330 5th Avenue. There are signs on the lawn advertising rooms for tourists. A man is standi...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Two girls stand in the foreground, and a man and woman sit on a log over the stream in the background at a the Parfrey's Glen waterfall near Devil's Lake.
Description: Elevated view of Cleopatra's Needle with Devil's Lake in the background. There is a cottage on the far side of the lake.
Description: A room in the home of Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey. The walls are decorated with photographs, paintings, and prints. There are two glass-topped wood...
Date: date unknown
Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called the Great Stone Face in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees and shrubs can be seen all around. The lake, bluffs...
Description: L.C. Welsh Plumbing float entitled "Evolution of the Chamber Pot" in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Portrait of Alice Kent Trimpey, an authority and writer on American decorative arts and historic dolls.
Description: An elderly woman in an old-fashioned dress sits and knits by a table in front of a painted backdrop.
Description: William H. Canfield, an early settler of Sauk County, civil engineer, local historian and archeologist, poses outdoors holding a walking stick.
Description: A hand tinted photograph of a tree-framed scene along the shore of Devil's Lake is mounted on a piece of beige paper. A large bluff dominates the backgroun...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." Spectators sit on the railroad bed at Devil's Lake.
Description: Children and adults gather at Devil's Lake. Shown at the right is a large water slide.
Description: A workman smokes a cigarette in the foreground as a steam shovel loads iron ore at the Cahoon Mine.
Description: A copy print of a studio portrait of a seated African American man with a full beard. He wears a tattered hat and soiled overalls and jacket.
Description: Ephraim Burt Trimpey and his wife Alice Kent Trimpey sit in front of their fireplace. The Trimpeys were antique dealers and collectors; Mr. Trimpey was als...
Description: A Native American (possibly Ho-Chunk) family rests at their campsite under a large tree. There is a bucket suspended over a small campfire.
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