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Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Mrs. Trimpey sits in a chair holding her doll, Emeline.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A man wearing a cap and apron holds a (likely taxidermied) Tom turkey while a second man offers the turkey a drink from a bottle. Wooden boxes labelled "Ol...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Monument for Yellow Thunder, Chief of the Winnebago tribe. The inscriptions read, "Yellow Thunder, Chief of the Winnebago, born 1774 - died 1874. And his s...

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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Trinity Episcopal Church, a stone church at 111 Sixth Street.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Portrait of Charles Franklin Gale, the father of novelist and playwright Zona Gale, reading a newspaper.

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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...

Photograph

Zona Gale

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Zona Gale (Mrs. William Breese) standing near a window and holding a rose in her left hand.

Photograph

Baraboo High School

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Baraboo high school with a large group of students standing around it.

Photograph

Portrait of a Cat

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A hand-colored portrait of the Trimpey family cat, Honey.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men and a woman attend to boats in the lake, while three children wait ashore.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Island Woolen Mill dam and bridge over the Baraboo River. In the foreground is a concrete "pergola" which shades a small bench. Molded into a concrete...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men rest outside a large cabin in a densely wooded area at Devil's Lake.

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: 1918 

Description: A dirt road leads up to Saint Joseph's Catholic Church.

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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: 1935 ca.

Description: View from street of the home of Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey, 719 Oak Street, after a snowfall. The classical revival style house has symmetrical wi...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: The rear of Helen Baldwin's Restaurant near Baraboo. Notes on the negative envelope indicate that the restaurant was operated by the photographer and his w...

Photograph

Trimpey House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Front view of Trimpey house in winter.

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