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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...
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...
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.
Description: View of Oak Street looking south.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
Description: Map showing buildings formerly used as Ringling Brothers Circus winter quarters along with adjoining buildings.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Front view of post office.
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...
Description: Close-up of plasterwork and a painted wall panel in the Al. Ringling Theatre. Painting features Venus and cupids lounging in the clouds.
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...
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...
Description: Close-up of original lighting dimmer board backstage at the Al. Ringling Theatre.
Description: A few trees and some suburban homes are adjacent to Saint John's (German) Lutheran Church in Baraboo.
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