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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...

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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A dog and a family sit in a horse-drawn carriage parked in front of the Sauk County Court House.

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Thuerer House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from street of a dog standing on front walk in front of the Dr. Chris L. Thuerer home, a large Four Square Style house which has large bay windows and...

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Sauk County Jail

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Dog kennels and houses border the Sauk County Jail in Baraboo.

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Stone Barn

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A crowd has gathered at a well preserved large stone barn with a cupola. Two men with cameras watch the scene from a hatch in the roof; there is a van wit...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A stocky man in a white suit stands at a lectern and microphone in front of the Elks Lodge (Al. Ringling home). Other men and women sit on the platform. A...

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The Gem Theatre

Date: 1916 

Description: Exterior view of entrance with displays of coming attractions and advertisements.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from road of large two-story house which has been converted to a funeral home. The two story structure has a large porch and brick on the first story,...

Date: 1918 

Description: A statue of a soldier in front of the Sauk County courthouse.

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City Hall

Date: 1918 

Description: Baraboo City Hall.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Group of Civilian Conservation Corps workers standing at a table saw. One man, probably a supervisor, wears a hat and tie.

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Rock Scenery

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of house and farm buildings in Ableman with a rocky hill in the background.

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Portrait of a Woman

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of a young woman sitting on a half wall inside the photographer's studio. She is wearing a fashionable dress with a ribbon belt, dark...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View across street of the Al. Ringling Theater with a Studebaker pickup truck in the foreground. There is a hardware store on the right.

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City Food Mart

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Five men and three women, employees of City Food Mart, pose in front of the store at 124 Third Street. Signs identify the store as "Baraboo's Newest Comple...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of gilded pillars and plasterwork above a proscenium box in the Al. Ringling Theatre.

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Cliff House

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...

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.

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