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

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Bunn the Baker

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Bunn the Baker, in chef's hat and apron and holding a rolling pin, stands beside a wood burning cook stove set up outdoors. A sign above the stove advertis...

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Trimpey House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Trimpey's house, the residence of Edwin B. and Alice Kent Trimpey. View of the back porch and side entrance faces a neighboring yard.

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Cleopatra's Needle

Date:  date unknown

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

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Description: Men lined up for mealtime at the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) Camp at Devil's Lake State Park. The camp was reportedly opened in 1935 and closed in 19...

Date: 1926 

Description: Members and guests of the Heart of the Hills Walking Club pose on a bluff near Devil's Lake. H.E. Cole stands second from right.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

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Daughters of G.A.R.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A group of women stand on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse. A banner identifies them as the Department of Wisconsin, National Daughters of the G.A.R...

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Bettinger Store

Date: 1925 

Description: View across street of the Bettinger Store, with men standing on the sidewalk in front near a truck parked at the curb. Further down the street is a gas pum...

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Street Scene

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View features a dirt street, dwellings, a horse-drawn vehicle, sidewalks, power lines, and many trees. In the background is a hill with what appears to be...

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Race Car

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A race car driver and passenger sit in their racer, No. 16, in front of a grandstand. Both wear goggles; the passenger wears a leather helmet. The spectato...

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Ferry House

Date: 1923 

Description: The 1847 Ferry House, a two-story wooden, classical revival style structure with six over six windows. There is a second-story front porch and small lean-t...

Postcard

Broadway Bridge

Date: 1938 

Description: Colorized postcard view from shoreline of a stone bridge lined with lampposts. Dwellings and commercial buildings are on the far side. An elevated railroad...

Postcard

The Wonder Spot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women hold hands while demonstrating the visual characteristics of the Wonder Spot.

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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:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the Circus Train.

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The Wisconsin House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A man stands near the wooden steps of the Wisconsin House, a wood frame building with a large brick wing. There is snow on the ground and on the roof.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View fro shoreline of toll bridge across the Wisconsin River. The writer of the postcard states: "This is the first bridge over the Wis. River. It's about...

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Ironton Monument

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A stone obelisk marks the grave of Jonas Tower in a country cemetery. A smaller obelisk stands to the left, and other grave markers can be seen in the bac...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: This was the first bridge built across the Wisconsin River, constructed about 1850, although it was not opened to traffic until 1852. It was torn down in 1...

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