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Description: View of Devil's Lake from the shore of the Kirkland Hotel, located at the southeast corner of the lake. There is building, perhaps a boathouse, on the shor...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: The Berkley Chevrolet dealership, 224 Third Avenue, housed in a two-story brick building with Red Crown Gasoline pumps in front. Signs in the window advert...
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...
Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the public school, a large brick building with a turret in the corner.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: View down railroad tracks of a depot and yards in Ableman. The depot is in the background, among other industrial and commercial buildings.
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...
Description: View features a dirt street, dwellings, a horse-drawn vehicle, sidewalks, power lines, and many trees. In the background is a hill with what appears to be...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: The Baraboo High School marching band, its director and majorettes, pose in uniform on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse.
Description: Photographic postcard view from street in the central business district. The street is lined with businesses, and a few have awnings over their storefronts...
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view from rocks of Devil's Lake. Several houses can be seen near a road that leads to the shoreline.
Description: Photographic postcard of exterior view from street of the stone hotel on a corner. Large awnings are over the first floor windows. Decorative ironwork is o...
Date: 1922 ca.
Description: Limbs litter the ground under trees heavily coated with ice on the Sauk County Courthouse Square after an ice storm.
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: 1925 ca.
Description: The Island Woolen Mill dam and bridge over the Baraboo River. In the foreground is a concrete "pergola" which shades a small bench. Molded into a concrete...
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: 1910 ca.
Description: Exterior of bark-clad cabin near Devil's Lake. The cabin has wooden steps leading up to the second floor and is surrounded by trees and the lake can be see...
Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the theater. There are posters in front of the entrance. A current attraction is George Fawcett in "The Frame-Up"...
Description: View of a woman taking a photograph from Lookout Cliff at Devil's Lake. Below, a train runs through a field surrounded by trees.
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...
Description: A crowd has gathered facing a corner of the Sauk County Courthouse square where a man, elevated above the crowd, waves an American flag. A bonfire burns on...
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