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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: 1918 

Description: Exterior of Saint Joseph's School.

Postcard

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."

Date: 1924 

Description: Children play on makeshift seesaws created from construction materials outside the old schoolhouse.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Alex Jordan and the board of directors for posing for a group portrait at House on the Rock.

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Description: Automobiles line up to wait for the Merrimac ferry "Colsac".

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Historic site marker commemorating the first permanent home in Baraboo. The inscription reads, "On this site in 1840, the first permanent home in Baraboo...

Date: 1914-02-28 

Description: Group portrait of workers assembled with construction materials south of the power dam at Prairie du Sac. Three men in suits are on the right. The smokes...

Photograph

Log Post Office

Date: 1909 

Description: Exterior view of the log building which served as the post office in Loreta (formerly known as Loreto) until January 31, 1907. There is a church in the bac...

Postcard

High Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized photographic postcard of an elevated view of central Baraboo from across the railroad tracks.

Photograph

Old Settlers Cabin

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: W.H. Canfield stands in front of a log cabin. There is a brick chimney on the right side of the building.

Date: 1922 

Description: View of the approach to the Wisconsin River bridge.

Rural Wisconsin

View the landscapes of rural Wisconsin through the eyes of photographer Paul Vanderbilt.

Date: 1957-07-03 

Description: Mrs. Frances Parrish of Louisville, Kentucky volunteers at the opening of the Green Ram theater near Baraboo. She serves soft drinks to Reid M. Bergh, left...

Date: 1906 

Description: Mr. Kleinlein poses outdoors with a photograph in his hand. There is a large building on a hill in the background.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Baraboo public library.

Date: 1952-08-21 

Description: From left to right are Lewis, Nellie and Bernard Arms posing behind a convertible on Old Lake Road, with Bernard and Nellie's house in the background.

Photograph

Group Near Tent

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Men in summer clothes stand in small groups outside of a large canvas tent. The men on the right wear badges with ribbons. In the background, a man in Na...

Date: 1950-03-10 

Description: The living room of the home of Mr. and Mrs. Scholl on East Montroe Street. Mrs. School is seated in a lipstick red chair next to the Lannon stone fireplace...

Date: 1903-12 

Description: This manuscript blueprint map shows streets and lots and includes certifications in the left margin. Horizontal streets top to bottom are: Iroquois, Main,...

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