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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: Looking west over the Wisconsin River at the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle built for construction of the dam. Two pile drivers are seen in the...
Date: date unknown
Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity; "Effects of photographing among the rocks," foot of West Bluff. Man posed sitting and eating.
Description: View of the wood trellis fence and columns that frame the entrance gate to the Silver-Dale Resort. A group of people are sitting on the porch of a refreshm...
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: The land and house were donated to the village. The club house is still in use (1964) as a publicaly owned building for recreation and meetings. Image show...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: View from across street of a shirtless young man standing beside an automobile in the shade of a lean-to attached to the old Ringling Hotel. Signs on the t...
Description: View from across road of a grocery store and gas station, with a home next door. The store features two pumps and advertises Deep Rock motor oil, Coca-Cola...
Description: A mill, left, and a commercial building with attached residence stand in front of a wooded bluff. A woman crosses a small bridge near the mill.
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.
Description: Workers pose with roof trusses on the power house, 85 feet above the water level at the Prairie du Sac Dam. Note the brickwork in progress.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Jennie Rooney, performer and aerialist with the Ringling Brothers Circus, poses in a sequined costume and tights with a net butterfly in her hair.
Description: Children play on makeshift seesaws created from construction materials outside the old schoolhouse.
Description: A young woman poses seated in front of a painted forest backdrop. She wears wings and is wrapped in a diaphanous material. On the left on the ground is a s...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A worker stands at the controls of a generator, most likely in the temporary power house at the Prairie du Sac dam site. The steam driven generator produc...
Description: Daniel Reynolds, wearing a hat, suit coat, and vest with watch fob, sits in a bentwood chair in front of a large tree. There is a board sidewalk behind hi...
Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity; Cleft Rock on East Bluff. Man sitting on rocks at right. Second man peering through rock gap at left.
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Members of the German-American Freie Gemeinde ("Free Thinkers") organization, posed in front of their building at Sauk City.
Description: Jane Lloyd Jones (also known as Aunt Jen), co-owner of the Hillside Home School, an early progressive school in Wisconsin.
Description: An interior view of partially-built dressing court, showing men working at roughing in plumbing to floor drains of the bathhouse at Devil's Lake State Park...
Description: Joe Mayer preparing to swat a fly that had landed on his arm.
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