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Date: 1925 

Description: Historic site marker to commemorate the first church in Baraboo. The inscription reads "The first church in Baraboo was erected on this lot by the Methodi...

Photograph

Dairy Days Parade

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Bernard Arms holding a firearm poses on a parade float decorated in an autumn theme, including a stuffed bear, fox, and squirrel. The parade was a part of...

Photograph

Badger Ordnance

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the "powder storage area" of the Badger Ordnance Plant.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Exterior of Helen Baldwin's restaurant.

Postcard

Oak Street

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of Oak Street looking south.

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...

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...

Photograph

Pet Food Display

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A night view of a pet food display in a store window. In addition to commercial signs advertising Ken-L-Ration and Bird-E-Ration, a handwritten sign advert...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Al. Ringling Theatre's auditorium from rear of stage.

Photograph

Berkley Chevrolet

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Berkley Chevrolet dealership, 224 Third Avenue, housed in a two-story brick building with Red Crown Gasoline pumps in front. Signs in the window advert...

Photograph

Pointon Appliance

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Four men pose in front of the Pointon Appliance store, 132 Fourth Avenue, located between the Al. Ringling Theatre and Trimpey Studio. Signs advertise Fri...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Eight new Massie-Harris tractors are parked in the snow in front of the Martiny Implement Co., 147 Third Avenue. A crowd has gathered and men sit on the tr...

Map or Atlas

Map of Water Street

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Map showing buildings formerly used as Ringling Brothers Circus winter quarters along with adjoining buildings.

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Front view of post office.

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Description: Exterior view of the Baraboo Carnegie Free Library. The library opened in 1903 and Andrew Carnegie donated $15,000. Above the main entrance it reads: "Carn...

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

Old Inn

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A deteriorating, large, two-story building with Greek revival features, which may have served as an inn or hotel. The windows are boarded up or broken and...

Photograph

Carload of Radios

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Four men pose in front of a railroad car. Two of the men are shaking hands. A banner on the car advertises "A Carload of Majestic Radios for Gem City Oil C...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of original lighting dimmer board backstage at the Al. Ringling Theatre.

Date: 1918 

Description: A few trees and some suburban homes are adjacent to Saint John's (German) Lutheran Church in Baraboo.

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