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Post Office

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Front view of post office.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the entrance to Devil's Lake State Park. There is an information center offering gas, food, and Blatz beer. Two storekeepers and a boy sit on the p...

Photograph

Energee Gas Station

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View from street of a cement block building housing an Energee brand gas station and Ben Doty's Tire Service. Next door on the right is Mueller's Garage, a...

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...

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Description: View of the Cliff House on the lake, with pine trees surrounding the property, and a cliff behind the building.

Photograph

Beer Truck

Date: 1932 

Description: A Ford "sedan delivery" truck owned by Feinberg Distributing Co. of Baraboo is parked in front of the Philbrick Ford Garage at 207 Third Avenue. "Blatz Bee...

Postcard

Catholic Church

Date: 1906 

Description: Photographic postcard of an elevated view across street of the front of the Catholic Church, which is a large, stone building. There is a belfry on the lef...

Date: 1954-10-24 

Description: Nellie Arms, aunt of Lewis Arms, holds a cat outdoors at the farm she shared with her husband Bernard.

Photograph

Dodge Automobile

Date: 1938 

Description: W. L. Tarnutzer stands beside a 1914 Dodge automobile parked on the Sauk County courthouse square. A newer model Dodge with a woman beside it is parked beh...

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Description: Exterior view of front entrance, framed by two trees, of the Baraboo Carnegie Free Library. Above the main entrance it reads: "Carnegie Free Library." On t...

Photograph

Philbrick Garage

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Five trucks loaded with tires are parked in front of the Philbrick Garage, a Ford and Lincoln dealership at 207 Third Avenue. Boxes on the far right truck...

Postcard

High School

Date: 1909 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the high school.

Photograph

Wellington Hotel

Date: 1932 

Description: View from across street of the Wellingon Hotel and Cafe at 142 Fourth Avenue. A portion of the Al. Ringling Theatre is on the right; the Methodist Church i...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from street of the home of Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey, 719 Oak Street, after a snowfall. The classical revival style house has symmetrical wi...

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Description: Exterior view of the Baraboo Carnegie Free Library. The library opened in 1903 and Andrew Carnegie donated $15,000. Above the main entrance it reads: "Carn...

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:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the exterior of the Ringling Mansion.

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Description: Interior view of the Baraboo Carnegie Free Library Delivery Room. At lower is written: "Baraboo Library, Delivery Room, Claude & Starck Archts." There is a...

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Description: Billhead of Island Woolen Mills of Baraboo, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of M.J. Drown's Island Woolen Mills building, people loading a horse-drawn...

Photograph

Portrait of a Woman

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of a young woman sitting on a half wall inside the photographer's studio. She is wearing a fashionable dress with a ribbon belt, dark...

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