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Harry Elsworth Cole

Date: 1916
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Harry Elsworth Cole (1861-1928), founder and first president of the Sauk County Historical Society, also president of the...
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Harry Elsworth Cole

Date: 1906
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Harry Elsworth Cole (1861-1928), founder and first president of the Sauk County Historical Society and president of the S...
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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1910
Description: A distant view of the Yerkes Observatory.
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Hotel Sign

Date: 1925
Description: A painted wooden sign which reads "Hotel by T.B. Petford."
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Bake Oven

Date: 08 24 1925
Description: An outdoor brick bake oven with utensils alongside. According to the photographer, these were "often used by the early taverns."
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Huntington House

Date: 1909
Description: Exterior of Huntington House with large front porch.
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Telescope at Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1910
Description: The telescope inside the dome at Yerkes Observatory.
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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1910
Description: Exterior view of the large dome of Yerkes Observatory.
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Durwards Glen Chapel on a Hill

Date: 1909
Description: Stone chapel on a hillside at Durwards Glen.
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Mine Building

Date: 1910
Description: Mining building. Possibly in Ironton.
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Turner's Academy

Date: 1909
Description: Exterior view of Professor Turner's academy.
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Cleopatra's Needle

Date: 1910
Description: The rock formation at Devil's Lake known as Cleopatra's Needle.
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Sugar Bowl

Date: 1910
Description: The rock formation at the Dells known as the Sugar Bowl.
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Toll House

Date: 1924
Description: The old toll house. The house is surrounded by a sagging wire fence, and there are two pumps in the overgrown yard.
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Raymond Holzse

Date: 1925
Description: A copy of a waist-up portrait of Raymond Holzse. Holzse was described as a "bandit of northern Wisconsin, who planned several stage holdups."
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Franklin Stove

Date: 10 18 1925
Description: One of two Franklin stoves used in Hawks Tavern, also known as Hawks Inn, built by Nelson P. Hawks in 1840.
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Kingston Jail

Date: 1925
Description: The Kingston Jail.
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W.S. Pierce House

Date: 1909
Description: W.S. Pierce house under the shade of trees.
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Staudenmayer Graves

Date: 1910
Description: The Staudenmayer grave marker set amid the lush vegetation of Durwards Glen.
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Club House

Date: 1906
Description: Exterior view from street of former home of historian and writer H. E. Cole, located at 908 Ash Street.

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