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Description: Lewis Arms and friends perch on a bluff overlooking Devil's Lake. From left to right are Arms, Eddie Elvord (Alvord?), Mary Rogers, and George Green (Green...
Description: Ellen Lloyd Jones (also known as Aunt Nell), co-founder of the Hillside Home School, an early progressive school in Wisconsin.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: View of the city park with a fountain and benches visible in the foreground and a child standing in front.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Man and woman seated on an overgrown hillside. The woman has ferns on her lap and is holding an umbrella. Inscribed on reverse of original mount: "B.D.L. a...
Description: Workers use a rail car mounted crane to load pilings onto a barge. Bluffs are visible in the distance.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A woman in old style dress with bonnet, cape and carpet bag, stands at a gate in a picket fence. There is an old house in the background.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A crowd has gathered at a well preserved large stone barn with a cupola. Two men with cameras watch the scene from a hatch in the roof; there is a van wit...
Description: Filling station with attendant standing outside near two pumps. There is a stand with signs advertising Old Gold cigarettes, 5 cent vegetable sandwiches, P...
Description: Two women wearing long dresses pose on a large boulder at the base of a rock formation in a shady glen.
Description: Power dam construction workers pause during a meal in the camp dining room. Oil lamps hang from the ceiling; overhead electric lights are also installed.
Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity; "Effects of photographing among the rocks," foot of West Bluff. Man posed sitting and eating.
Description: Two women hold hands while demonstrating the visual characteristics of the Wonder Spot.
Description: Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus float in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade on street downtown with a large crowd in the street and park...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: A man stands at the end of a country lane lined with trees and carpeted with leaves. The trees overhead form a Gothic arch. The top of a wooden fence and g...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Rev. Jenkin Lloyd Jones and his wife Susan Lloyd Jones, probably on the porch of their cottage. Susan died Oct 26, 1911 and Jenkin died Sept 12, 1918.
Description: The Merrimac ferry "Colsac II" is seen on the Wisconsin River behind two signs. The signs read, "Road Closed" and "Ferry Opens April 15".
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Portrait of Ellen Lloyd Jones and her sister Jane Lloyd Jones standing in front of the Hillside School which they founded and managed. Both sisters wear ey...
Description: Bernard Arms stands high on a scaffold attached to a house, while two women from the family of his neighbors, the Nofsingers, stand below him on a ladder p...
Description: Elevated view of workers putting in concrete to create an apron for the power dam they're building. Two men in suits stand on a platform on the far right....
Description: Group portrait of students, Little Prairie School, District #2, taken outside in front of school building, including teacher Miss Vera Frederickson.
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