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Cleopatra's Needle

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Cleopatra's Needle with Devil's Lake in the background. There is a cottage on the far side of the lake.

Postcard

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...

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Chicago, Northwestern Railroad tracks at Devil's Lake, chartered in 1859. To the right, power lines run the length of the Devil's Lake shoreline.

Photograph

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.

Date: 1945 ca.

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

Photograph

Circus Camels

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Five men in work clothes pose while riding Bactrian camels; three well-dressed men stand near a Dromedary. The group is on a dirt road with houses and util...

Postcard

County Jail

Date: 1906 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the County Jail surrounded by a lawn. A sidewalk leads to wide stone steps that rise up to an arched entrance. The...

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...

Photograph

Tandem Zebra Team

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Two men sit in a two-wheeled buggy hooked up to zebras, next to a fence near the Ring Barn on the left (which is still standing), with several male spectat...

Photograph

Wisconsin House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Wisconsin House. The brick portion was erected in about 1850. The entire building was razed by 1915, before the Ringling Theatre was bu...

Date: 1918 

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

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...

Photograph

Talus Slope

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Talus Slope at Devil's Lake. Rocky shoreline with slope, pine trees, rock pile and formation.

Photograph

World War I Rally

Date: 1918 

Description: A crowd has gathered facing a corner of the Sauk County Courthouse square where a man, elevated above the crowd, waves an American flag. A bonfire burns on...

Date: 1912 

Description: The photographer, Ephraim Burt Trimpey, and his wife, Alice Kent Trimpey, seated at a table with a tea kettle on a stand, cups and saucers. Both wear vinta...

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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman sits on the floor, one arm resting on an open dresser drawer, gazing into the distance and holding a letter. She is wearing an old-fashioned...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A seated self-portrait of the photographer. He wears eyeglasses, and a suit with vest and floppy cravat.

Photograph

Store Interior

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The interior of a small food market with produce, beverages, canned goods and coolers. This appears to be the City Food Mart. There is a decorative pressed...

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