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Map or Atlas

City of Baraboo

Date: 1972 

Description: This map shows plat of the city, city limits, local streets, and part of the Baraboo River. The map includes 3 inset maps.

Photograph

Ringling Hotel

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from across street of a shirtless young man standing beside an automobile in the shade of a lean-to attached to the old Ringling Hotel. Signs on the t...

Date: 1870 

Description: Baraboo was first settled around 1838, and by 1870 it had become the county seat and the thriving village illustrated here. This birds eye drawing depicts...

Date: 1937 

Description: A view of brick-paved Fourth Avenue, with the Al. Ringling Theatre on the left. The theater, which has an ornate terra cotta facade, advertises its air-con...

Date: 1975 

Description: This map shows plat of the city, city limits, local streets, and part of Baraboo River. The map includes 2 inset maps and a legend showing residential, bus...

Date: 1917 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the central business district. The street is lined with businesses and street lamps. A man and a dog are in front of the bank on...

Photograph

Bank of Baraboo

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: An imposing two-story structure on the corner of Oak Street and Third Avenue. Lawyers offices occupy the upstairs.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Charles Enge, seventh from left, and supporters pose in front of the Al. Ringling Theatre. A sign on top of a car advertises his campaign for the Wisconsin...

Postcard

Broadway Bridge

Date: 1938 

Description: Colorized postcard view from shoreline of a stone bridge lined with lampposts. Dwellings and commercial buildings are on the far side. An elevated railroad...

Date: 1952-08-21 

Description: Lewis Arms is seated in a 1949 yellow Hudson convertible at Bernard Arms's farm. A man is standing in the background near another automobile parked near th...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from across street of a small truck loaded with two "Singer Electric Sewing Machines" parked in front of a store. The store, identified as "The Hat S...

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: A trail leading into Parfrey's Glen in Devil's Lake State Park. Parfrey's Glen was Wisconsin's first State Natural Area in 1952.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of an elevated view of Baraboo from a hill, showing mainly dwellings. Bluffs are in the far background. There is handwriting in the s...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View features a dirt street, horse-drawn wagons, storefronts, and several pedestrians walking on the sidewalk bordering the street. In the background is a...

Date: 1968 

Description: A man dressed as a clown is standing next to a young boy at Circus World Museum. The boy is sitting on the side of a circus wagon.

Photograph

Devil's Lake Beach

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the beach at Devil's Lake, including a few boaters and sunbathers.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Map shows Devil's Lake State Park limits, railroads, roads, creeks, trails, and park sites. Accompanying text about the location, natural features, attract...

Photograph

The Grand Regatta

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." Spectators sit on the railroad bed at Devil's Lake.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: This 1915 map covers the section of the Wisconsin River in southern Adams, southeastern Juneau, northeastern Sauk, and northwestern Columbia counties. A po...

Photograph

Ice Storm

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Winter scenes of the Sauk County Courthouse, Baraboo, Wisconsin, with broken tree limbs littering the lawn; trees bow under the weight of ice. Commercial b...

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