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Date: 1859 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, rural residences, schools, churches, and topography. Relief shown by hachures. "From gover...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across river of Woolens Mill.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View, from the north bank of the Wisconsin River, of the 1899-foot railroad bridge in Merrimac. Two women and a man are sitting on the riverbank in the for...

Date: 1877-06 ca.

Description: A huge crowd, mostly men, has gathered on the bank of Devil's Lake to witness the firing of a cannon. The occasion is the Grand Regatta held June 21-22, 18...

An Inventive and Imaginative Photographer

Learn about H.H. Bennett, the 19th-century photographer of Wisconsin Dells landscapes.

Photograph

Portrait of a Man

Date: 1908 

Description: A copy print of a studio portrait of a seated African American man with a full beard. He wears a tattered hat and soiled overalls and jacket.

Date: 1914 

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called the Turk's Head in Devil's Lake State Park. The lake, bluffs, trees and sky are visible in the background....

Postcard

High School

Date: 1909 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the high school.

Photograph

Black Hawk Church

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Black Hawk Church, exterior of building, which was a German Evangelical Church. (It was also known as Bethlehem Church).

Photograph

Far View School

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: View of the front of Far View School.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Historic site marker commemorating the first permanent home in Baraboo. The inscription reads, "On this site in 1840, the first permanent home in Baraboo...

Date: 1911-04-14 

Description: Completed two-story wood frame main office building at the site of the Wisconsin River dam.

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Description: Exterior view of the Baraboo Carnegie Free Library. The library opened in 1903 and Andrew Carnegie donated $15,000. Above the main entrance it reads: "Carn...

Date: 1913-02-08 

Description: A winter view with workers posing with brush mats at the power dam construction site. The gate guides and high trestle form the background.

Photograph

The Farm Kitchen

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A barn, windmill and shed on the grounds of The Farm Kitchen, a restaurant near Baraboo and Devil's Lake State Park. Stones line a parking area, and a swin...

Date: 1911-10-11 

Description: High water on the Wisconsin River has inundated the coffer dam at the construction site. The narrow gauge railroad (curved line in foreground, right) is n...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Al. Ringling Theatre's auditorium and stage from the central rear box. View includes a painted theater curtain, painted ceiling panels and shows th...

Date: 1931-03-06 

Description: Nick Knechtges, watchmaker, at his workbench in his home shop.

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Description: Jenkin Lloyd Jones at a podium with flowers.

Photograph

Flock of Sheep

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A flock of sheep graze under old willow trees alongside a stream.

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