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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View features a dirt street and a horse-drawn wagon. On the right is a brick building with signs, a lamppost, and a sign that says "LIVERY". In the far bac...

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Ice Storm

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Broken limbs litter the lawn of the Sauk County Courthouse; trees bow under the weight of ice. Commercial buildings lining the square are seen in the backg...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View down street of cars and trucks parked along Third Street in this view looking East across Oak Street. The First National Bank, left, is diagonally acr...

Date: 1918-05-06 

Description: A group of 32 draftees pose on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse before leaving Baraboo for Columbus Barracks in Ohio. There are paper tags attached...

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Description: Interior of the Baraboo Library Delivery Room. There is a large librarian's desk in the foreground, entrance doors on the left, and bookshelves and a read...

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Farm Supply Store

Date: 1937-09 

Description: An interior view of an unidentified farm supply store and International dealership, with banners advertising McCormick-Deering farm implements and tractors...

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Trimpey Antiques

Date: 1946-05 

Description: Mr. Trimpey creates a self-portrait while photographing the window of his antique shop at 128 Fourth Avenue. The window display features dolls from the col...

Date: 1933 

Description: Colorized postcard of Devil's Lake and bluffs seen through the trees. Some of the trees have autumn color. A roof and chimney are visible. The text at the...

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Description: Billhead of Island Woolen Mills of Baraboo, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of M.J. Drown's Island Woolen Mills building, people loading a horse-drawn...

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Cliff House

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...

Date: 1956-11-05 

Description: Interior view of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Baraboo, decorated by Clemens Rath, showing side wall with stained glass windows and stations of the cross.

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Stekl House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from street of a dog sitting on the front porch of a large Victorian house at 127 Eleventh Street, the home of Dr. Clausen F. Stekl, a Baraboo dentist...

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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View features a dirt street, horse-drawn wagons, storefronts, and several pedestrians walking on the sidewalk bordering the street. In the background is a...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: View from across street of the ornate terra cotta facade of the Al. Ringling Theatre, with advertisements for Rex (The Wonder Horse) in the silent movie, "...

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Warren House Hotel

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Cars are parked along the side of the Warren Hotel, 102 Fourth Avenue at the corner of Oak Street. The hotel is a large two and one half-story stone struct...

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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...

Date: 1918-05-27 

Description: A group of more than 70 draftees poses on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse on the day they left Baraboo for Camp Grant near Rockford, Illinois. Most...

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Description: Memohead of the Great Northern Nursery Company, with a street view of the company office building and apple cellar. Residential buildings, trucks, automobi...

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Greek Revival House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A stately house in the Greek Revival style stands under large evergreen trees. There are shutters on the windows and a two-story, columned front porch.

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