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Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of the memorial pillars on the Warner Memorial Road near Baraboo. The pillars were erected in 1923.

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of Water Street, the winter home of the Ringling Brothers Circus. The whole street was circus property.

Date: 1956-07 

Description: Nellie Arms and Bernard Arms relax at their farm. There are ducks at Bernard's feet.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereoview of a rock formation known as Turk's Head high above Devil's Lake. Bluffs are on the far shoreline.

Map or Atlas

Map of Water Street

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Map showing buildings formerly used as Ringling Brothers Circus winter quarters along with adjoining buildings.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down dirt road of the tourist camp with cottages. There is a building for men's and women's showers in the foreground, and a building marked "Toilet"...

Photograph

Wisconsin House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Wisconsin House. The brick portion was erected in about 1850. The entire building was razed by 1915, before the Ringling Theatre was bu...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Historic site marker commemorating the first permanent home in Baraboo. The inscription reads, "On this site in 1840, the first permanent home in Baraboo...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: An original poster advertising the eleventh annual railroad picnic, taking place at Devil's Lake State Park on Saturday, July 27, 1889. In the advertiseme...

Date: 1911-06-19 

Description: Looking west over the Wisconsin River at the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle built for construction of the dam. Two pile drivers are seen in the...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Monument for Yellow Thunder, Chief of the Winnebago tribe. The inscriptions read, "Yellow Thunder, Chief of the Winnebago, born 1774 - died 1874. And his s...

Date: 1931 

Description: View from road of a man standing near his overturned car smoking a cigarette. His coat is lying across the side of the car. In the background is a barbed w...

Date: 1956 

Description: Lewis, LuRay, Nellie and Bernard Arms arrive at Devil's Lake in a maroon DeSoto convertible automobile. This was the day after Lewis and LuRay's wedding.

Date: 1911-06-21 

Description: Looking east over the Wisconsin River showing the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle. Two steam-driven pile drivers on barges with construction work...

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: 1915 

Description: A man stands outside the doorway of The Corner Drug Store, corner of 3rd and Oak Streets. On the side of the building is a large advertisement for Owl & O...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereoview over Devil's Lake with Turk's Head rock formation in the foreground.

Date: 1969-09-30 

Description: Color postcard of the view from the East Bluff looking towards Lake Wisconsin. The valley is filled with trees that are turning to autumn color. Some rock...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a passenger train coming down the tracks at the Horseshoe Curve. Rock Springs was called Ableman until 1947.

Photograph

Parts Department

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: The parts counter and display at a General Motors dealership. Merchandise on display includes parts and accessories by Buick, Chevrolet, and Prestone, as...

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