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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: 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: 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: 1918 ca.

Description: View of the exterior architecture of the First Baptist Church.

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Post Office

Date: 1918 

Description: View of the post office.

Date: 1911-06-19 

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called Cleopatra's Needle in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees and foliage can be seen to the left and below. The lak...

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...

Photograph

Circus Camels

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Five men in work clothes pose while riding Bactrian camels; three well-dressed men stand near a Dromedary. The group is on a dirt road with houses and util...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the Ringling Brothers Circus winter quarters, including the print shop and the wardrobe building.

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The Gem Theatre

Date: 1916 

Description: Exterior view of entrance with displays of coming attractions and advertisements.

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...

Date: 1918 

Description: View of the First Methodist Church and surrounding buildings.

Date: 1912-06-28 

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called the Devil's Doorway in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees can be seen below. The lake, bluffs, buildings, roads...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Al. Ringling Theatre.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Unidentified man wearing medals, in studio pose apparently as orator, with raised hand.

Date: 1919 

Description: Colorized postcard of an elevated view of a concrete bridge over a river. There is a boat near wooden pilings that stretch from the shoreline to the center...

Date: 1917 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the central business district. The street is lined with businesses and street lamps. A man and a dog are in front of the bank on...

Photograph

Depot and Yards

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.

Photograph

Harry Elsworth Cole

Date: 1916 ca.

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

Date: 1918 

Description: View of the Ringling Brothers Circus winter quarters from across the Baraboo River, looking due north. The brick building, center, was one of the two "Cat...

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