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Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Ringling Brothers circus stored equipment in these buildings during the winter. Two cars are parked outside an auto repair and moving store.

Map or Atlas

Map of Water Street

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Map showing buildings formerly used as Ringling Brothers Circus winter quarters along with adjoining buildings.

Photograph

Cleopatra's Needle

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1945-11-02 

Description: Toddler Chucky Benson, whose mother, June, is being charged with bigamy and is fighting extradition to New York.

Photograph

Portrait of a Cat

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A hand-colored portrait of the Trimpey family cat, Sally, lying on a table.

Photograph

Circus Camels

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Five men in work clothes pose while riding Bactrian camels; three well-dressed men stand near a Dromedary. The group is on a dirt road with houses and util...

Photograph

Devil's Lake Beach

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking out at beach scene at Devil's Lake. There are benches on the shore where vacationers observe the swimmers. Two wooden structures have ladders...

Photograph

Parlor

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An interior view of a parlor or sitting room, possibly the photographer's, with furnishings of several periods and styles. There is a Victorian settee and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The circus wagon "Cinderella" parked outdoors.

Photograph

Becky the Doll

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A doll named Becky, with china head and old-fashioned dress, sits on a small chair.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: ,Well-dressed young couples sit in the foreground while in the background is a picket fence running along a busy road with horse and buggy traffic. Further...

Postcard

County Jail

Date: 1906 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the County Jail surrounded by a lawn. A sidewalk leads to wide stone steps that rise up to an arched entrance. The...

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Martha Schilling

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An elderly woman in headscarf, checked dress and sweater, sits outdoors knitting. Identified as Martha Schilling, wife of Adam Rebholz from Portage, Wiscon...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Ringling Hotel. Circus wagons, owned by Ringling Brothers circus, are parked in a lot adjacent to the Ringling hotel.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men and a woman attend to boats in the lake, while three children wait ashore.

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...

Photograph

Ice Storm

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: A street scene following an ice storm, possibly March 2, 1922. Utility poles are leaning and wires have been brought down by the weight of the ice.

Date: 1916 

Description: A group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the 1916 Baraboo basketball team, winners of the Wisconsin State Basketball Tournament held at Lawrence...

Photograph

Devil's Doorway

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a woman standing in the Devil's Doorway above Devil's Lake. There is graffiti on the rocks.

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