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High School Fire

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of firemen fighting a high school fire. A small crowd of people are watching from the street.

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

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...

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...

Photograph

Baraboo Campground

Date: 1925 

Description: Free public campground at Baraboo, one of 200 such facilities then made available to the traveling public by Wisconsin municipalities.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Historic site marker to commemorate Man Mound and to mark Man Mound Park. The inscription reads "Man Mound Park. Mound located and platted by W.H. Canfie...

Date: 1909 

Description: Elevated view of the Baraboo River. The main part of town is on the far left shoreline. On the right industrial buildings are near a bridge spanning the ri...

Date: 1930 

Description: Row of cabins in Effinger Park. Each has a screened back porch. Picnic tables, sling-back chairs, and a parked car are under the trees on the lawn.

Date: 1959 

Description: Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Philleo Nash, a Democrat, riding on an elephant during the annual Circus Parade.

Photograph

Trimpey House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Trimpey's house, the residence of Edwin B. and Alice Kent Trimpey. View of the back porch and side entrance faces a neighboring yard.

Date: 1948-08-14 

Description: Prairie du Sac's 110th birthday float in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade in downtown near park.

Photograph

Alex Elliott

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A seated, head and shoulders portrait of a man with a full, gray beard moustache holding a pipe to his mouth. He is wearing a hat and a vest.

Postcard

High Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized photographic postcard of an elevated view of central Baraboo from across the railroad tracks.

Date: 1944 

Description: Governor Thomas E. Dewey of New York, the Republican Party presidential candidate aboard the campaign train, making a stop in Baraboo.

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: 1922 ca.

Description: Limbs litter the ground under trees heavily coated with ice on the Sauk County Courthouse Square after an ice storm.

Date: 1956-07 

Description: Nellie Arms and Bernard Arms relax at their farm. There are ducks at Bernard's feet.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A border of herbaceous perennials with a background of shrubs and trees.

Photograph

Violet

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A portrait of the doll, Violet, from the collection of the photographer's wife, Alice Kent Trimpey. The doll has a wax-over-composition head and is describ...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A crowd has gathered near a large cannon on the Sauk County courthouse square. There are drummers in military uniform and a group of youngsters in Scottish...

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