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Postcard

Downtown Baraboo

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Downtown view of Baraboo featuring multiple buildings on the square, a statue, and a horse and buggy.

Photograph

Boy Scout Band

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a Boy Scout band in front of a large brick building, possibly the old Baraboo High School. The bass drum head reads "Boy Scout Band" and...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View of the Island Woolen Mills Dam.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the Circus Train.

Photograph

Trimpey House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior of the residence of Edwin B. and Alice Kent Trimpey, showing front entrance with columns, with a porch and plants above. A cat looks out the windo...

Date: 1918 

Description: A statue of a soldier in front of the Sauk County courthouse.

Photograph

Dance Band

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Six musicians pose in front of a backdrop with their instruments, including saxophones, clarinets, a banjo, drums and trumpet with mutes. The drum has bee...

Date: 1904 

Description: This blue line print map includes 4 cross sections with relief shown by contours and spot heights. The topography was taken from the United States Geologic...

Photograph

Early Wax Doll

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A doll from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey and dating to the mid-nineteenth century is posed in a woodland setting with a small china dog. The doll's...

Photograph

The Grand Regatta

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." Spectators sit on the railroad bed at Devil's Lake.

Photograph

Greek Revival House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A stately house in the Greek Revival style stands under large evergreen trees. There are shutters on the windows and a two-story, columned front porch.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Awnings shade the windows of the three-story stone Richardsonian Romanesque style residence of Al. Ringling.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Lake shore with men and railroad tracks on Devil's Lake.

Photograph

Fourth Avenue

Date: 1925 

Description: View of a row of businesses on Fourth Avenue, including Warren Cafe, Wang's Rexall Drug Store, Wisconsin Power & Light, a restaurant, and a hotel.

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...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Man sitting atop ridges of quartzite rock in the Baraboo Range.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: An unidentified young woman in old-fashioned dress holds flowers as she stands in front of entrance of the Trimpey house at 719 Oak Street.

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Description: Memohead of the Great Northern Nursery Company, with a street view of the company office building and apple cellar. Residential buildings, trucks, automobi...

Photograph

Cleopatra's Needle

Date:  date unknown

Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity; Cleopatra's Needle in Wonder Notch. Man standing beside Needle.

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