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Date: 1870 

Description: Baraboo was first settled around 1838, and by 1870 it had become the county seat and the thriving village illustrated here. This birds eye drawing depicts...

Photograph

Silos across River

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Two large clay block silos stand beside a river. There is a large building, possibly a mill, behind the silos, a barn to the right and a shed on the left....

Photograph

McFetridge House

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The Tudor Style stone and stucco home of E.P. McFetridge, president of the Island Woolen Mill Company.

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Speaker and Crowd

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from across street of a crowd sitting on the porch, lawn and street in front of the Elks Lodge (Al. Ringling house) listening to a speaker standing at...

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The Farm Kitchen

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A barn, windmill and shed on the grounds of The Farm Kitchen, a restaurant near Baraboo and Devil's Lake State Park. Stones line a parking area, and a swin...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of decorative carving and plasterwork above the stage in the Al. Ringling Theatre including a cartouche with the initials AR, flower garlands and...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The storefront of the J.C. Penney store, 127 Third Street. There are summer clothes, hats, and shoes for men and women in the display windows. There is a h...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Warner Memorial Road in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees line both sides of the road, and there is a stone wall on the left. The...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Downed wires and broken tree limbs mar the scene in front of the First Congregational Church at 131 6th Avenue.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the entrance to Devil's Lake State Park. There is an information center offering gas, food, and Blatz beer. Two storekeepers and a boy sit on the p...

Date: 1906 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the stone church. There are four crosses, one on the bell tower, and three others at the corners of the roof. Wind...

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Highcliff Cottage

Date: 1926-01 

Description: Highcliffe, a cottage with a large porch near the shore of Devil's Lake which was the meeting place of the Heart of the Hills Walking Club, founded by H.E....

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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...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A parade float decorated with bunting, a large, 48-star American flag, and a mounted elk's head is parked in front of the Baraboo Elks Lodge. The large st...

Photograph

Bank of Baraboo

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: An imposing two-story structure on the corner of Oak Street and Third Avenue. Lawyers offices occupy the upstairs.

Postcard

Trinity Church

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Colored postcard of the exterior of the stone church. There are four crosses, one on the bell tower, and three others at the corners of the roof. Windows a...

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...

Photograph

Gas Station

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A highly detailed, brick, storybook style Pennsylvania Oil Co. gas station with a slate roof. There is a large chimney on the left and several gas pumps. M...

Photograph

Store Interior

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The interior of a small food market with produce, beverages, canned goods and coolers. This appears to be the City Food Mart. There is a decorative pressed...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: The rear of Helen Baldwin's Restaurant near Baraboo. Notes on the negative envelope indicate that the restaurant was operated by the photographer and his w...

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