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Photograph

Bonfire

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Men in hats are gathered around a nighttime bonfire, which was probably part of an anti-German demonstration.

Photograph

Cleopatra's Needle

Date:  date unknown

Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity; Cleopatra's Needle in Wonder Notch. Man standing beside Needle.

Date: 1906 

Description: Elevated view of crowds milling around attractions on a sunny day at the Sauk County Fair. Sideshows and concessions are on the left, and an oval dirt raci...

Date: 1948-08-14 

Description: The city of Baraboo float in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade.

Photograph

Theater Interior

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Al. Ringling Theatre highlighting the elaborate woodwork, central chandelier, and stage curtain, which features the painting "Serenade...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from across street of a small truck loaded with two "Singer Electric Sewing Machines" parked in front of a store. The store, identified as "The Hat S...

Photograph

The Lost Chord

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman in an old style dress stands in profile by a keyboard instrument with her left knee resting on a Gothic Revival chair. A candle burns in a brass ca...

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.

Photograph

Silos across River

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Two large clay block silos stand beside a river. There is a large building, possibly a mill, behind the silos, a barn to the right and a shed on the left....

Photograph

W.H. Canfield

Date: 1906 

Description: William H. Canfield, an early settler of Sauk County, civil engineer, local historian and archeologist, poses outdoors holding a walking stick.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men and a woman attend to boats in the lake, while three children wait ashore.

Photograph

Woman and Infant

Date: 1912 

Description: A hand tinted image of a young woman with a ruffled nightcap tending an infant wrapped in a crocheted blanket lying in a cradle. A candle burns in a brass...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Six young women posed among the rocks at Devil's Lake.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A fleet of four pickup trucks of various makes and a larger truck, all advertising L.C. Welch Plumbing and Heating on the door. They are parked on a reside...

Date: 1909 

Description: A well-dressed woman with a walking stick stands on ice at the partially frozen Skillet Falls. Bare trees frame the scene. There are patches of snow and tr...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Mrs. Trimpey sits in a chair holding her doll, Emeline.

Photograph

Factory on River

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across river of a large mill or factory complex, possibly the Island Woolen Mill. In front of the mill is a roofed boathouse, with a canoe hanging fro...

Photograph

Office Interior

Date: 1931 

Description: An interior view of a cluttered but organized office, possibly that of the photographer. There are prints of female nudes and bathing beauties on the far w...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A view of several people sitting and standing under a tree in front of a beach area at Devil's Lake State Park. People are swimming and wading in the water...

Postcard

Devil's Doorway

Date: 1898 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the Devil's Doorway rock formation overlooking Devil's Lake.

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