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Photograph

Harry Elsworth Cole

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Harry Elsworth Cole (1861-1928), founder and first president of the Sauk County Historical Society and president of the S...

Photograph

View of Baraboo

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of town.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View looking up towards large rock formation with trees at Devil's Lake. A man is standing at the top of the rock formation on the right, and on the left a...

Photograph

Portrait of a Man

Date: 1908 

Description: A copy print of a studio portrait of a seated African American man with a full beard. He wears a tattered hat and soiled overalls and jacket.

Postcard

Downtown Baraboo

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Downtown view of Baraboo featuring multiple buildings on the square, a statue, and a horse and buggy.

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...

Photograph

Club House

Date: 1906 

Description: Exterior view from street of former home of historian and writer H. E. Cole, located at 908 Ash Street.

Photograph

Sauk County Fair

Date: 1906 

Description: A double exposure of a landscape featuring a very large tree and farm houses superimposed on an image of buildings and crowds at the Sauk County Fairground...

Photograph

Daniel Reynolds

Date: 1909 

Description: Daniel Reynolds, wearing a hat, suit coat, and vest with watch fob, sits in a bentwood chair in front of a large tree. There is a board sidewalk behind hi...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town, with houses in foreground, and hills on the horizon in the background.

Photograph

Sauk County Fair

Date: 1906 

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: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a woman holding a walking stick and wearing a hat and fur coat with a fur stole sitting on a ledge of ice at Skillet Falls. Bare trees fra...

Photograph

Tandem Zebra Team

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Two men sit in a two-wheeled buggy hooked up to zebras, next to a fence near the Ring Barn on the left (which is still standing), with several male spectat...

Date: 1906-07-13 

Description: Black and white postcard of the rock formation called the Great Stone Face in Devil's Lake State Park. A man is standing to the right of the "face". Trees...

Date: 1909-12-29 

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called the Devil's Doorway in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees can be seen to the left and below. Bluffs, trees, sky...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Old Canfield Hop House, exterior of building.

Photograph

Skillet Falls

Date: 1909 

Description: View of Skillet Falls from downstream. The trees are bare, and tree stumps are visible on the hill in the background, known locally as Mount Baldy.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View from across street of houses on Fourth Street. House second on left is the McFetridge house.

Date: 1909 

Description: Rock cairn for Yellow Thunder, chief of the Winnebago.

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...

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