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Date: 1954-10-24 

Description: Nellie Arms, aunt of Lewis Arms, holds a cat outdoors at the farm she shared with her husband Bernard.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

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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: 1911-10-07 

Description: Two men in a boat approach a wooden gravel bin at the construction site. Others watch from atop the structure and from the shore.

Date: 1914-02-01 

Description: A view looking west toward the lock and power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. Pilings and the elevated trestle are in the foregound. Men can be seen work...

Date: 1938 

Description: View down the center of Main Street, with many diagonally parked automobiles. Prominent on the right hand side of the street at a corner is the Classic Rev...

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Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from across street of stone church with a short, sturdy tower, which sits on a corner lot at 111 Sixth Street.

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: 1909 

Description: View down unpaved road towards three churches in a row. The M.E. and Catholic Churches are brick buildings with arched windows, belfry, and steeples. A sma...

Date: 1911-04-14 

Description: Workers pose inside the forms for the east shore abutment at the power dam site.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A man crosses Oak Street in this view north across the intersection with Third Street. The Bank of Baraboo is on the left; First National Bank is diagonall...

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Beer Truck

Date: 1932 

Description: A Ford "sedan delivery" truck owned by Feinberg Distributing Co. of Baraboo is parked in front of the Philbrick Ford Garage at 207 Third Avenue. "Blatz Bee...

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Boy Scout Band

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a Boy Scout band in front of a large brick building, possibly the old Baraboo High School. The bass drum head reads "Boy Scout Band" and...

Date: 1914-11-03 

Description: Interior view of the power house with the Allis-Chalmers generators installed.

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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: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Al. Ringling Theatre's auditorium from rear of stage.

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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...

Date: 1924 

Description: The dam and four-story wooden mill on the Baraboo River. A bridge crosses the river on the left. There are houses and commercial buildings in the backgrou...

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