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Banner Line

Date:  date unknown

Description: The banner line at the entrance of the Circus World Museum.

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.

Date: 1925 

Description: An information station advertising: free camping, with hot sandwiches and coffee, and tents and cots for sale. On a utility line pole, there are signs for...

Date: 1906-07-13 

Description: Black and white postcard of the rock formation called the Great Stone Face in Devil's Lake State Park. A man is standing to the right of the "face". Trees...


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: 1911-06-12 

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called the Stone Face in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees and shrubs can be seen all around. The sky is visible in t...


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.


Woman and Child

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman in night cap and dressing gown holds an infant in a long white dress. She is seated on a Victorian settee.


Devil's Lake Beach

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking out at beach scene at Devil's Lake. There are benches on the shore where vacationers observe the swimmers. Two wooden structures have ladders...


Badger Ordnance

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the "powder storage area" of the Badger Ordnance Plant.

Date: 1918-06-13 

Description: "Here lies the remains of German in B.H.S." is written on the pavement next to a smoldering pile of German textbooks. A car is parked along the curb in th...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Restored terra-cotta frieze in the lobby of Al. Ringling Theatre featuring flower garlands and dancing children.


Eliza Beers Gale

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A portrait of Eliza Beers Gale, the mother of novelist and playwright Zona Gale.

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Five women look at a window display at the Schweke Brothers Store, 129 Third Street, which occupied the 1910 Risley Brothers Building. A man sits in the dr...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A window display at the Wisconsin Power and Light Company office, 116 Fourth Avenue, features a General Electric refrigerator as "The Gateway to Health" un...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a group of men and women dressed in clothing of the mid-nineteenth century pose at the side of a Baraboo Street. Most of the women...


Oak Street

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street in the central business district. The street is lined with businesses, and a few have awnings over their storefronts...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A room in the home of Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey. The walls are decorated with photographs, paintings, and prints. There are two glass-topped wood...


House Above Flood

Date: 1973-04 

Description: View across water through trees towards a house above the banks of the flooded Baraboo river.

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