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Date: 1870 

Description: Baraboo was first settled around 1838, and by 1870 it had become the county seat and the thriving village illustrated here. This birds eye drawing depicts...

Photograph

Fourth Avenue

Date: 1925 

Description: View of a row of businesses on Fourth Avenue, including Warren Cafe, Wang's Rexall Drug Store, Wisconsin Power & Light, a restaurant, and a hotel.

Photograph

Speaker and Crowd

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from across street of a crowd sitting on the porch, lawn and street in front of the Elks Lodge (Al. Ringling house) listening to a speaker standing at...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of decorative carving and plasterwork above the stage in the Al. Ringling Theatre including a cartouche with the initials AR, flower garlands and...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The storefront of the J.C. Penney store, 127 Third Street. There are summer clothes, hats, and shoes for men and women in the display windows. There is a h...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Downed wires and broken tree limbs mar the scene in front of the First Congregational Church at 131 6th Avenue.

Date: 1925 ca.

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

Date: 1906 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the stone church. There are four crosses, one on the bell tower, and three others at the corners of the roof. Wind...

Date: 1929-06-03 

Description: Bernard Arms stands high on a scaffold attached to a house, while two women from the family of his neighbors, the Nofsingers, stand below him on a ladder p...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A parade float decorated with bunting, a large, 48-star American flag, and a mounted elk's head is parked in front of the Baraboo Elks Lodge. The large st...

Photograph

Bank of Baraboo

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: An imposing two-story structure on the corner of Oak Street and Third Avenue. Lawyers offices occupy the upstairs.

Postcard

Trinity Church

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Colored postcard of the exterior of the stone church. There are four crosses, one on the bell tower, and three others at the corners of the roof. Windows a...

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.

Photograph

Gas Station

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A highly detailed, brick, storybook style Pennsylvania Oil Co. gas station with a slate roof. There is a large chimney on the left and several gas pumps. M...

Date: 1922-02-22 

Description: View of an ice covered street, trees and houses. Text on back of photograph reads: "Sleet storm of February 22nd & 23rd/22. Looking west from street inters...

Date: 1929-06-01 

Description: Bernard Arms (standing), uncle of Lewis Arms, shares a picnic with his neighbors Mr. and Mrs. (Betsy) Nofsinger.

Date: 1948-08-14 

Description: Prairie du Sac's 110th birthday float in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade in downtown near park.

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.

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...

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Trimpey House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Trimpey's house, the residence of Edwin B. and Alice Kent Trimpey. View of the back porch and side entrance faces a neighboring yard.

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