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Date: 1909 ca.

Description: A deteriorating mining building seen from across a field.

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Old Inn

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A deteriorating, large, two-story building with Greek revival features, which may have served as an inn or hotel. The windows are boarded up or broken and...

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"Place of Hawks"

Date: 1940 after

Description: An exterior view of August Derleth's home, "Place of Hawks", seen from the garden and partially obscured by trees. The house was built in 1940.

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The Gem Theatre

Date: 1916 

Description: Exterior view of entrance with displays of coming attractions and advertisements.

Date: 1912-08-01 

Description: An overview of the power dam construction site from the west, showing the elevated trestle, coffer dam, and steam pile drivers. The concrete plant is visi...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across road of a two-story home located on a corner lot at 330 5th Avenue. There are signs on the lawn advertising rooms for tourists. A man is standi...

Date: 1913-02-08 

Description: A winter view with workers posing with brush mats at the power dam construction site. The gate guides and high trestle form the background.

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Date: 1914 

Description: View down unpaved street towards the central business district. There is a drug store on the left decorated with flags, and the Farmers & Citizens Bank and...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Methodist Episcopal church.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View across street of the Al. Ringling Theater with a Studebaker pickup truck in the foreground. There is a hardware store on the right.

Date: 1921 

Description: View down an unpaved street. There is a Ford automotive repair garage on the left side of the street.

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...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A group of workmen pose while working on concrete forms at the Prairie du Sac dam site. Their position high above the water level affords an expansive ups...

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....

Date: 1915 before

Description: Workers pose in a doorway at the Prairie du Sac dam construction site. Two men appear to be working on a gas lamp, while others hold spools of wire, prepa...

Date: 1915-08-19 

Description: Completed power house and dam, looking east at the north, or upstream, side of the structure. On the far shore, the site of the gravel quarry is apparent...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Stolte, Dangel & Foss Company of Reedsburg, Wisconsin, dealers in "Dry Goods, Notions, Clothing, Carpets, Ladies and Gents Furnishings, Shoes...

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...

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Post Office

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two buildings: a post ofice and a livery stable/feed store. A man is exiting the post office. Sign on livery stable reads: "Livery Feed and Sale Stable."

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