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Merrimac Ferry

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Car ferry on the Wisconsin River at Merrimac. A ferry has operated at this site since the 1840's. In 1924 the privately owned ferry was replaced by this...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Man in work clothes holding a shovel loaded with dirt while another man watches in the background. The men were Civilian Conservation Corps workers at Devi...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: City Hall and Library Building, Prairie du Sac, WI.

Date: 1913 

Description: Members of the Wausau German Men's Choral Society of Sheboygan, gathered outdoors, relaxing and drinking beer. A banner behind the group says "Wausau Liede...

Date: 1945-11-02 

Description: Toddler Chucky Benson, whose mother, June, is being charged with bigamy and is fighting extradition to New York.

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Boy Scout Band

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a Boy Scout band in front of a large brick building, possibly the old Baraboo High School. The bass drum head reads "Boy Scout Band" and...

Date: 1980-09 

Description: A competitor in the State Cow Chip Tossing Contest has 30 seconds to choose her cow chip. The cow chips are specially made from cow manure.

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Autumn Farm Scene

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A small farmhouse in the Greek Revival style stands near a field with corn shocks and pumpkins. Large evergreens line the lane, and a barn is in the backgr...

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Devil's Doorway Gap

Date:  date unknown

Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity, Devil's Doorway, showing Gap.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from intersection towards a drugstore on the left corner. A service station with a sign that says "NASH" is next door. Further down is a house and wha...

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Main Street

Date: 1875 

Description: View of Main Street from Mackey's Mill.

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Fair Building

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A small, wood frame building with a band of high windows and three short spires stands on the snowy Sauk County Fair Grounds. There is a covered entry porc...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view looking down towards Percussion Rock from House on the Rock. This image was used in a brochure for House on the Rock. Sid Boyum was on the bo...

Photograph

Sauk County Fair

Date: 1906 

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...

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Baraboo Street

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View looking down a street in Baraboo, Wisconsin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the Chateau in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees, shrubs, flowers and grass surround the building. An American flag flies in front and a...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the entrance to Devil's Lake State Park. There is an information center offering gas, food, and Blatz beer. Two storekeepers and a boy sit on the p...

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Old Home Building

Date: 1892 

Description: Exterior of Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1928 

Description: Pilgrims gathered outside the shrine. Many of the people are sitting on the ground among the tree. There are banners hanging in front of the stone chapel.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: A covered hunting stand rests in a large tree. The tree grows in an open field, with a hill and woods in the background.

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