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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

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...

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...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1921 

Description: View down Main Street. A millinery, meat market, bakery, hotel and shoe store are on the left. An osteopath, a hardware store, a barber shop, a small resta...

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hillside Home School, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1901 and constructed over the next two years.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from intersection towards a drugstore on the left corner. A service station with a sign that says "NASH" is next door. Further down is a house and wha...

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Prairie du Sac.

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...

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hillside Home School with a bridge in the foreground.

Date: 1924 

Description: View down center of Main Street. On the left is a soda shop/confectioner, with two women and a baby carriage on the sidewalk in front. Further down is a ch...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1909 

Description: View down center of Main Street which is unpaved. A young girl wearing a bonnet is standing in the road on the right, near another child standing at the co...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of plasterwork and a painted wall panel in the Al. Ringling Theatre. Painting features Venus and cupids lounging in the clouds.

Date: 1906 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the public school, a large brick building with a turret in the corner.

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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