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Date: 1906 ca.

Description: A group of adults, including Harry E. Cole (center), stand behind a fence. A sign on the fence reads, "YOU CAN'T PLAY IN OUR BACK YARD."

Frank Lloyd Wright's Wisconsin Home

Learn about he home of architect Frank Lloyd Wright and view rare photographs of the building he designed and redesigned during his lifetime.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Exterior of Helen Baldwin's restaurant.

Date: 1965 

Description: Office of author August Derleth, Wisconsin's Very Live Radio's (WVLR) unofficial consultant on the history of the Sauk-Prairie area. Derleth's novels and s...

Photograph

Baraboo Campground

Date: 1925 

Description: Free public campground at Baraboo, one of 200 such facilities then made available to the traveling public by Wisconsin municipalities.

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Description: Billhead of Island Woolen Mills of Baraboo, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of M.J. Drown's Island Woolen Mills building, people loading a horse-drawn...

Date: 1912-06-30 

Description: Newly poured concrete buttresses and apron at the east end of the power dam on the downstream side.

Photograph

Ben Doty

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A tire repairman in coveralls and necktie is shown in his shop among tires, inner tubes and equipment. Gas pumps are visible through the front window.

Date: 1911-10-12 

Description: High water has scattered timber pilings through the construction camp. The office is on the right; the smoke stacks of the temporary power plant are visib...

Photograph

The Wisconsin House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A man stands near the wooden steps of the Wisconsin House, a wood frame building with a large brick wing. There is snow on the ground and on the roof.

Date: 1922 

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: 1931 

Description: View down driveway of the entrance sign to the Evergreen Retreat. In the background an automobile is parked near buildings and a flag on a flagpole.

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Description: Letterhead of A.M. Reynolds of Delton, Wisconsin, a blacksmithing and automobile repairing business, with Neverslip slogans and an image of a horse's head...

Date: 1921 

Description: Colorized postcard of Devil's Lake. Rock formations appear on the left side. Trees can be seen throughout. Bluffs and sky are visible in the background. Th...

Date: 1951-06-15 

Description: Reedsburg Mayor Leo Schaffitze throws out the first pitch for the opening Little League baseball game in Reedsburg

Date: 1926-04-14 

Description: A marker on a rock commemorates the first schoolhouse built in Baraboo.

The Prairie du Sac Dam

Read about the conception and inspiration behind the dam that provides electric power to Sauk and Columbia counties. Includes links to photographs.

Photograph

Baraboo River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Baraboo River.

Photograph

Warren House Hotel

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Cars are parked along the side of the Warren Hotel, 102 Fourth Avenue at the corner of Oak Street. The hotel is a large two and one half-story stone struct...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Prairie du Sac hydroelectric plant and the surrounding landscape of the Wisconsin River.

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