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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view across Devil's Lake from the West Bluff. Railroad tracks are seen along the base of the East Bluff.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Circus World complex, with railroad cars, a tent and the arena where the circus shows are held. There is a parking lot in the background.

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Description: Lewis Arms sits on a wagon at Bernard Arms's farm.

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Description: Boats park at a landing on Devil's Lake. The small wooden structure stands among trees at the shore.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: ,Well-dressed young couples sit in the foreground while in the background is a picket fence running along a busy road with horse and buggy traffic. Further...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View features a dirt street, horse-drawn wagons, storefronts, and several pedestrians walking on the sidewalk bordering the street. In the background is a...

Date: 1922 

Description: View of Devil's Lake from the shore of the Kirkland Hotel, located at the southeast corner of the lake. There is building, perhaps a boathouse, on the shor...

Photograph

Race Car

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A man in racing attire and goggles sits behind the wheel of a race car. There is a cement block building behind him with an open garage door.

Date: 1918 

Description: View of waterfall, bridge, Baraboo river, and town from the riverbank.

Date: 1919 

Description: The Herman Taylor family camping at Devil's Lake. There is a moving train in the background.

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Description: Billhead of Island Woolen Mills of Baraboo, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of M.J. Drown's Island Woolen Mills building, people loading a horse-drawn...

Photograph

Ice Storm

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: A street scene following an ice storm, possibly March 2, 1922. Utility poles are leaning and wires have been brought down by the weight of the ice.

Date: 1918 

Description: Al. Ringling's residence.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior from street of the Schwartz Farm Equipment building, 135 Third Avenue. Show windows in the one-story brick building feature an International truck...

Historical Essay

Stage Coach Sleigh Bells

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Sleigh bells used for stage runs and recreational trips in Sauk County, Wisconsin during the 1870s. (Museum object #1967.341.1)

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: This 1915 map covers the section of the Wisconsin River in southern Adams, southeastern Juneau, northeastern Sauk, and northwestern Columbia counties. A po...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Devil's Lake and surrounding area from a bluff on the east side of the lake. A man is standing on top of the rock formation near the cente...

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Description: View down dirt road of the tourist camp with cottages. There is a building for men's and women's showers in the foreground, and a building marked "Toilet"...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Map shows Devil's Lake State Park limits, railroads, roads, creeks, trails, and park sites. Accompanying text about the location, natural features, attract...

Photograph

Philbrick Garage

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Five trucks loaded with tires are parked in front of the Philbrick Garage, a Ford and Lincoln dealership at 207 Third Avenue. Boxes on the far right truck...

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