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Theater Interior

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Al. Ringling Theatre highlighting the elaborate woodwork, central chandelier, and stage curtain, which features the painting "Serenade...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Local historian and Al. Ringling Theatre docent, Robert C. Dewel, seated at the Al. Ringling Theatre's "Mighty Barton" organ.

Photograph

Portrait of a Cat

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A hand-colored portrait of the Trimpey family cat, Sally, lying on a table.

Map or Atlas

Baraboo Map

Date:  date unknown

Description: Map of Baraboo and its surrounding showing the ancient mound city, the water power, and thoroughfares drawn by William H. Canfield. Canfield includes sketc...

Photograph

Family Camping

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Native American (possibly Ho-Chunk) family rests at their campsite under a large tree. There is a bucket suspended over a small campfire.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A parade float decorated with bunting, a large, 48-star American flag, and a mounted elk's head is parked in front of the Baraboo Elks Lodge. The large st...

Photograph

Appliance Display

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: An interior view of Pointon Appliance, 132 Fourth Avenue, showing a variety of Maytag washers, kitchen ranges, and water heaters. There are signs for Shell...

Date: 1922 

Description: View of Devil's Lake from the shore of the Kirkland Hotel, located at the southeast corner of the lake. There is building, perhaps a boathouse, on the shor...

Date: 1946 

Description: Colorized postcard of Devil's Lake by moonlight. Two rock formations appear in the foreground. The lake, trees, bluffs and sky are visible in the backgroun...

Photograph

Carload of Radios

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Four men pose in front of a railroad car. Two of the men are shaking hands. A banner on the car advertises "A Carload of Majestic Radios for Gem City Oil C...

Date: 1896-09-16 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of a reunion of the Iron Brigade, veterans of the Civil War, and their families at Devil's Lake, Wisconsin. The couple seated in...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of Water Street, the winter home of the Ringling Brothers Circus. The whole street was circus property.

Photograph

Zona Gale

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Zona Gale (Mrs. William Breese) standing near a window and holding a rose in her left hand.

Photograph

Ice Storm

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Broken limbs litter the lawn of the Sauk County Courthouse; trees bow under the weight of ice. Commercial buildings lining the square are seen in the backg...

Date: 1933 

Description: Colorized postcard of a paved road curving to the left through trees, shrubs and bluffs. A dirt road can be seen to the left, and the sky is blue with a fe...

Learn about the life and career of self-proclaimed 'Photo Artist' from Baraboo who had a vast range of photographic abilities.

Photograph

Hunters with Deer

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A group of 14 hunters poses in front of seven field dressed deer which hang from a rack made of metal pipe. There is a barn in the far background, left, an...

Photograph

Jennie Rooney

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A woman poses with a mirror and powder puff. She wears a bangled costume and dance slippers.

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: Devil's Lake vicinity. View of the Cliff House courtyard and croquet court. Three men and one woman playing croquet. Two women on second floor balcony: one...

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