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Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Stereograph of a very large number of judges standing crowded at the very small end of a pier in Devil's Lake. The occasion is the Grand Regatta held June...
Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." A stereograph showing spectators gathered behind the starter's cannon on Devil's Lake.
Date: 1965 ca.
Description: Color postcard of the bathing beach at Devil's Lake State Park with a view of the East Bluff. The lake, bluffs and sky are visible in the background. Many...
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: 1915 ca.
Description: Exterior of Chicago and Northwestern railway depot.
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...
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: 1930 ca.
Description: A race car driver and passenger sit in their racer, No. 16, in front of a grandstand. Both wear goggles; the passenger wears a leather helmet. The spectato...
Description: Baraboo marching band leading the procession in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade.
Description: A highly detailed, brick, storybook style Pennsylvania Oil Co. gas station with a slate roof. There is a large chimney on the left and several gas pumps. M...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View of Oak Street looking south.
Description: The free tourist campground in Baraboo. Although similar free facilities were clustered in resort areas, by 1926 the Highway Commission engineer could rep...
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: date unknown
Description: View down dirt road of the tourist camp with cottages. There is a building for men's and women's showers in the foreground, and a building marked "Toilet"...
Description: View of the entrance to Devil's Lake State Park. There is an information center offering gas, food, and Blatz beer. Two storekeepers and a boy sit on the p...
Description: Al. Ringling's residence.
Description: Elevated view from rocks of Devil's Lake. Several houses can be seen near a road that leads to the shoreline.
Description: Memohead of the Great Northern Nursery Company, with a street view of the company office building and apple cellar. Residential buildings, trucks, automobi...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: View from across street of houses on Fourth Street. House second on left is the McFetridge house.
Description: This map shows plat of the city, city limits, local streets, and part of the Baraboo River. The map includes 3 inset maps.
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