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Postcard

City Hall

Date: 1906 

Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of City Hall, a brick building with an arched entrance, a flag pole on the left, and a belfry on the right. Handwrit...

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1910 

Description: Colorized postcard of a slightly elevated view of the post office. There are wide front steps up to the arched entrance from the sidewalk. The arched entra...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the exterior of the Ringling Mansion.

Postcard

High School

Date: 1909 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the high school.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of a park in a central business district. There is a fountain, a statue, and benches along the walkway.

Postcard

Effinger Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of Effinger Park, including trees, gardens and a fountain. A man wearing overalls stands in the background.

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

Philbrick Garage

Date: 1939 

Description: An exterior view of the Philbrick Garage, a Ford dealership and Cities Service filling station located at 207 Third Avenue. A sign advertises Quaker State...

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...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1918 

Description: Baraboo City Hall.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Hawkins Service Station, located at 309 Seventh Avenue. The station has a pagoda style roof typical of stations designed between 1917 and 1930 by Alexande...

Photograph

Trimpey Antiques

Date: 1946-05 

Description: Mr. Trimpey creates a self-portrait while photographing the window of his antique shop at 128 Fourth Avenue. The window display features dolls from the col...

Date:  

Description: Memohead of the Sauk County Bank of Baraboo, Wisconsin, established in 1857, with a three-quarter view of the bank building and people walking on the sidew...

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...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View features a dirt street and a horse-drawn wagon. On the right is a brick building with signs, a lamppost, and a sign that says "LIVERY". In the far bac...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Ringling Brothers circus stored equipment in these buildings during the winter. Two cars are parked outside an auto repair and moving store.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Trees broken and bowed under the weight of a heavy coating of ice stand in front of the Al. Ringling home. Limbs litter the snow-covered ground. Ice is on...

Photograph

Service Station

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A large sign identifies the Deep Rock service station at 132 Fifth Avenue. Another sign advertises "Kant-Nock" gasoline. There are large piles of snow lini...

Date: 1918 

Description: Front view of the German Methodist church.

Photograph

Baraboo Street

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View looking down a street in Baraboo, Wisconsin.

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