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Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

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Street Scene

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View features a dirt street, dwellings, a horse-drawn vehicle, sidewalks, power lines, and many trees. In the background is a hill with what appears to be...

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Warren House Hotel

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Cars are parked along the side of the Warren Hotel, 102 Fourth Avenue at the corner of Oak Street. The hotel is a large two and one half-story stone struct...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A dog and a family sit in a horse-drawn carriage parked in front of the Sauk County Court House.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Limbs litter the ground under trees heavily coated with ice on the Sauk County Courthouse Square after an ice storm.

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Oil Lamp

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An old oil lamp with a cut cased glass font and a cast metal base in the form of a cavalier.

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Snyder House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from street of the home of George Snyder at 1219 Ash Street. It is a large wooden Queen Anne-style house with a columned front porch and a corner towe...

Date: 1956-11-05 

Description: Interior view of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Baraboo, decorated by Clemens Rath, showing side wall with stained glass windows and stations of the cross.

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Description: Billhead of Island Woolen Mills of Baraboo, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of M.J. Drown's Island Woolen Mills building, people loading a horse-drawn...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from across street of stone church with a short, sturdy tower, which sits on a corner lot at 111 Sixth Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the interior of the theatre as seen from a rear box in the main auditorium.

Date: 1935 

Description: The photographer stands beside an automobile with a 1935 Wisconsin license plate. Four large (possibly Norwegian) trunks with decorative painting are tied...

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...

Date: 1930 ca.

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...

Date: 1925-08 

Description: A brief article describing the new studio of photographer E.B. Trimpey, including photographs of the front and rear of the building. There is a landscaped...

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Interior of Diner

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An interior view of a diner, showing two semi-circular counters with stools and booths along the walls. There is a jukebox on the right and a root beer bar...

Date: 1954-10-24 

Description: Nellie Arms, aunt of Lewis Arms, holds a cat outdoors at the farm she shared with her husband Bernard.

Date: 1918 

Description: First Congregational United Church of Christ building located at 131 6th Avenue at Broadway.

Postcard

High School

Date: 1909 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the high school.

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