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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.

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...

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...

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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...

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: 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...

Photograph

Baraboo Street

Date: 1918 ca.

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

Photograph

Dodge Automobile

Date: 1938 

Description: W. L. Tarnutzer stands beside a 1914 Dodge automobile parked on the Sauk County courthouse square. A newer model Dodge with a woman beside it is parked beh...

Date: 1948-08-14 

Description: Baraboo marching band leading the procession in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade.

Photograph

World War I Rally

Date: 1918 

Description: A crowd has gathered facing a corner of the Sauk County Courthouse square where a man, elevated above the crowd, waves an American flag. A bonfire burns on...

Date: 1975 

Description: This map shows plat of the city, city limits, local streets, and part of Baraboo River. The map includes 2 inset maps and a legend showing residential, bus...

Date: 1918 

Description: Al. Ringling's residence.

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Description: Letterhead of C.A. Sumner of Baraboo, Wisconsin, dealer in "Crockery, Silver-Plated and Glass Ware, Groceries, etc. etc.", with a three-quarter view of Sum...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: View from across street of the ornate terra cotta facade of the Al. Ringling Theatre, with advertisements for Rex (The Wonder Horse) in the silent movie, "...

Photograph

Wood Frame House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from street of a two-story, wood frame house with a front porch sittomg on a wooded lot. The house has a large chimney, dentil molding under the eaves...

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