Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Description: Completed power house and dam, looking east at the north, or upstream, side of the structure. On the far shore, the site of the gravel quarry is apparent...
Description: View of the south, or downstream, side of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. A man is standing on pilings near the bank; the railroad extension is...
Description: Al. Ringling's residence.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: The Ringling Hotel. Circus wagons, owned by Ringling Brothers circus, are parked in a lot adjacent to the Ringling hotel.
Date: date unknown
Description: A man and two women stand on a dock at Devil's Lake while a couple rows in a canoe on the water. Other rowboats are docked nearby and a covered rowboat n...
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...
Description: The city of Baraboo float in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade.
Description: Photographic postcard of rocks and trees above the lake in Devil's Lake State Park. Below on the left railroad tracks run along the shoreline. Trees and bl...
Date: 1915 before
Description: A group of workers pose on the east bank of the Wisconsin River at the power dam contruction site. One man strums his shovel like a banjo; another stands...
Description: High water on the Wisconsin River has inundated the coffer dam at the construction site. The narrow gauge railroad (curved line in foreground, right) is n...
Description: View down center of street of a central business district. Automobiles are parked on the left, and businesses line both sides of the street. Several pedest...
Date: 1963 ca.
Description: A trail leading into Parfrey's Glen in Devil's Lake State Park. Parfrey's Glen was Wisconsin's first State Natural Area in 1952.
Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of City Hall, a brick building with an arched entrance, a flag pole on the left, and a belfry on the right. Handwrit...
Description: Workmen on a barge use a pulley to raise sheet steel pilings which were damaged by high water in October, 1911.
Date: 1922 ca.
Description: Winter scenes of the Sauk County Courthouse, Baraboo, Wisconsin, with broken tree limbs littering the lawn; trees bow under the weight of ice. Commercial b...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A hand tinted photograph of a scene along the wooded shore of Devil's Lake is mounted on a piece of beige paper. The scene features an old section of a woo...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Charles Enge, seventh from left, and supporters pose in front of the Al. Ringling Theatre. A sign on top of a car advertises his campaign for the Wisconsin...
Date: 1911-04 ca.
Description: Men stand on and beside a rail car in front of the main construction office at the site of the Wisconsin River dam.
Description: Full view of high school with small group of people sitting on front stairs and an automobile parked in front. Houses in background.
Description: Colsac Ferry across the Wisconsin River at Merrimac.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706