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Date: 1918 

Description: View of waterfall, bridge, Baraboo river, and town from the riverbank.

Map or Atlas

Baraboo Map

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Fourth Avenue, showing the ornate Al. Ringling Theatre, Ryan Hickethier & Co, "A Sears Associated Store", and a portion of the Trimpey Studios storefront....


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: 1948-08-14 

Description: L.C. Welsh Plumbing float entitled "Evolution of the Chamber Pot" in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade.

Date: 1931 

Description: View of the entrance to the Devi-Bara Resort. There is sign on the fence that reads, "Saddle Horses - 1/2 block" and another sign on a tree denoting that t...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from across street of a small truck loaded with two "Singer Electric Sewing Machines" parked in front of a store. The store, identified as "The Hat S...

Date: 1930 

Description: Row of cabins in Effinger Park. Each has a screened back porch. Picnic tables, sling-back chairs, and a parked car are under the trees on the lawn.

Date: 1948-05-02 

Description: A group of men gathered in front of an airplane at the inauguration of Wisconsin Central Airline service to the Baraboo-Portage area. The men are local off...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the Circus Train.


Dairy Days Parade

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Bernard Arms holding a firearm poses on a parade float decorated in an autumn theme, including a stuffed bear, fox, and squirrel. The parade was a part of...


Devil's Doorway

Date: 1898 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the Devil's Doorway rock formation overlooking Devil's Lake.


Description: View from the east bluff of lake with a motorboat. A geologic pinacle juts out from the lower left of the image.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Chicago, Minneapolis, and St. Paul train crosses a bridge over the Wisconsin River.


Baraboo Campground

Date: 1925 

Description: The free tourist campground in Baraboo. Although similar free facilities were clustered in resort areas, by 1926 the Highway Commission engineer could rep...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the "Texas," a small boat carrying three passengers on Devil's Lake.


Highcliff Cottage

Date: 1926-01 

Description: Highcliffe, a cottage with a large porch near the shore of Devil's Lake which was the meeting place of the Heart of the Hills Walking Club, founded by H.E....

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior of Chicago and Northwestern railway depot.

Map or Atlas

City of Baraboo

Date: 1972 

Description: This map shows plat of the city, city limits, local streets, and part of the Baraboo River. The map includes 3 inset maps.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: The Du Bois and Kieffer Hudson dealership, and Philbrick Motors, a Willys dealership, which shared a building at 137 Third Avenue. There is a Phillips 66 g...

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