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Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Spectators watching a rowing shells race on Devil's Lake.

Photograph

Ice Storm

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Winter scene of a Baraboo, Wisconsin, alley after an ice storm, possibly March 2, 1922. Utility poles are leaning and their wires sag under the weight of t...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Devil's Lake State Park Civilian Conservation Corps workers posed at rock formation, possibly Devil's Doorway.

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...

Postcard

Devil's Lake

Date: 1906 

Description: View from bluff of Devils Lake. A road runs along the far shoreline. There is handwriting along the right side of the card.

Photograph

Pet Food Display

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A night view of a pet food display in a store window. In addition to commercial signs advertising Ken-L-Ration and Bird-E-Ration, a handwritten sign advert...

Date: 1946 

Description: View of the Al. Ringling Theatre from across 4th Street. Neighboring businesses include Pointon Appliance, and an antique shop. Several cars are parked alo...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A border of herbaceous perennials with a background of shrubs and trees.

Date: 1906 

Description: Elevated view of crowds milling around attractions on a sunny day at the Sauk County Fair. Sideshows and concessions are on the left, and an oval dirt raci...

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Stone Barn

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A crowd has gathered at a well preserved large stone barn with a cupola. Two men with cameras watch the scene from a hatch in the roof; there is a van wit...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman stands holding a sea shell. She wears wings and is loosely wrapped in diaphanous cloth.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The Baraboo High School marching band, its director and majorettes, pose in uniform on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse.

Date: 1917-09-19 

Description: A large group of young men pose on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse. They would leave that day for the newly constructed Camp Grant near Rockford, I...

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: 1944-03-23 

Description: Governor Goodland signing a scrapbook prepared by the Little Friends of America, Baraboo children's organization, for the sailors on the battleship Wiscons...

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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

Woman Knitting

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An elderly woman in an old-fashioned dress sits and knits by a table in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A yellow mount stereograph of the railroad tracks skirting the edge of Devil's Lake, with several boats tied up alongside. From the stereograph series "The...

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