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Description: View of the chateau with flagpole win front. Underneath the flagpole is a plaque commemorating Wilbur William Warner, whose boyhood home was located withi...

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...

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Cleopatra's Needle

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

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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The Gem Theatre

Date: 1916 

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

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...

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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...

Photograph

Alice Kent Trimpey

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored waist-up portrait of Alice Kent Trimpey, seated on a chair with an elaborately carved back. She is wearing nineteenth-century clothing consist...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View from across street of houses on Fourth Street. House second on left is the McFetridge house.

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....

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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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The Trimpey Studios

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view of the exterior of the Trimpey photographic studio and antique shop, 128 Fourth Street. The second story is set back, with a porch and flower boxes...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bernard Arms poses with his wife Nellie. There is an automobile (possibly a Chevrolet) in the background.

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Men with Fish

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Two unidentified men pose with ten fish attached to a board in front of a canvas backdrop.

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Little Lou Crawford

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A doll from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey is posed with a flock of toy sheep.

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: A trail leading into Parfrey's Glen in Devil's Lake State Park. Parfrey's Glen was Wisconsin's first State Natural Area in 1952.

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The Western Inn

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A woman on horseback poses with another horse in front of the three-story Western Inn as people look on from the porches. There is a large belvedere on th...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Portrait of Charles Franklin Gale, the father of novelist and playwright Zona Gale, reading a newspaper.

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Appliance Display

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: An interior view of Pointon Appliance, 132 Fourth Avenue, showing a variety of Maytag washers, kitchen ranges, and water heaters. There are signs for Shell...

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