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Photograph

Devil's Lake

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view from rocks of Devil's Lake. Several houses can be seen near a road that leads to the shoreline.

Photograph

Portrait of a Cat

Date: 1935 ca.

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

Postcard

Oak Street

Date: 1913 

Description: Colorized postcard view down a street in a central business district. There is a park on the left, and storefronts with awnings on the right. A bank is on...

Date: 1926-04-14 

Description: A marker on a rock commemorates the first schoolhouse built in Baraboo.

Photograph

Jennie Rooney

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman poses seated in front of a painted forest backdrop. She wears wings and is wrapped in a diaphanous material. On the left on the ground is a s...

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...

Photograph

Baraboo High School

Date: 1906-02-09 

Description: Baraboo High School during the fire.

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.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A repair man checks a tire on a stand and a second inspects an inner tube while a customer looks on. Signs advertise Goodrich Tires, Bowes Seal Fast, and t...

Harry Ellsworth Cole

Cole's photographs show scenic views of the Dells and Devil's Lake area as well as geological features throughout Sauk County.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: View of the German Methodist Church with George Bowers, a milkman, standing in the foreground.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Alice Kent Trimpey sits painting at an easel in front of a window in the Trimpey home. There is a sofa behind her.

Photograph

Lewis and Otis Arms

Date: 1957 

Description: Lewis Arms (left, wearing a hat) poses with his arm around his uncle Otis Arms, probably at Bernard Arms's farm. There is a woman in a field walking away i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the hospital. A curved driveway leads up to the entrance behind a low stone wall planted with shrubs. Trees line the street.

Photograph

Magazine Display

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An unidentified man with a cigar stands next to a rack displaying periodicals, including a large number of movie fan and detective magazines.

Postcard

The Farm Kitchen

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of The Farm Kitchen — a motel and restaurant. Bushes and flowers are planted along the drive.

Photograph

City Food Mart

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Five men and three women, employees of City Food Mart, pose in front of the store at 124 Third Street. Signs identify the store as "Baraboo's Newest Comple...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town, with houses in foreground, and hills on the horizon in the background.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View down street of cars and trucks parked along Third Street in this view looking East across Oak Street. The First National Bank, left, is diagonally acr...

Date:  

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...

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