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Oak Street

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street in the central business district. The street is lined with businesses, and a few have awnings over their storefronts...

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Cliff House

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...

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Ringling Hotel

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from across street of a shirtless young man standing beside an automobile in the shade of a lean-to attached to the old Ringling Hotel. Signs on the t...

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Bunn the Baker

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Bunn the Baker, in chef's hat and apron and holding a rolling pin, stands beside a wood burning cook stove set up outdoors. A sign above the stove advertis...

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Portrait of a Cat

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A hand-colored portrait of the Trimpey family cat, Fluffy, sitting in a basket.

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Broadway Bridge

Date: 1938 

Description: Colorized postcard view from shoreline of a stone bridge lined with lampposts. Dwellings and commercial buildings are on the far side. An elevated railroad...

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Effinger Park

Date: 1930 

Description: Six men and women and two dogs sitting in the shade at the park. A carved bench is in the foreground, and in the background are houses or cabins.

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Bank of Baraboo

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: An imposing two-story structure on the corner of Oak Street and Third Avenue. Lawyers offices occupy the upstairs.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An interior view of a store with bolts and remnants of fabric for sale.

Date: 1956-11-05 

Description: Interior view of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Baraboo, decorated by Clemens Rath, showing side wall with stained glass windows and stations of the cross.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A man wearing a cap and apron holds a (likely taxidermied) Tom turkey while a second man offers the turkey a drink from a bottle. Wooden boxes labelled "Ol...

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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...

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Woman at Keyboard

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman in an old style dress stands in profile by a keyboard instrument with her left knee resting on a Gothic Revival chair. A candle burns in a brass ca...

Date: 1948-08-14 

Description: The city of Baraboo float in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade.

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Wood Frame House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from street of a two-story, wood frame house with a front porch sittomg on a wooded lot. The house has a large chimney, dentil molding under the eaves...

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Angel in the Woods

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A model posed as an angel sits on the ground in front of a sylvan backdrop, warming her hands over a fire. She wears wings and a dress of diaphanous materi...

Date: 1915 

Description: A man stands outside the doorway of The Corner Drug Store, corner of 3rd and Oak Streets. On the side of the building is a large advertisement for Owl & O...

Date: 1961-08-24 

Description: A relative, left, tries to comfort Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Jantz, parents of slain policeman James C. Jantz, at their son's graveside after the funeral servi...

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Philbrick Garage

Date: 1939 

Description: An exterior view of the Philbrick Garage, a Ford dealership and Cities Service filling station located at 207 Third Avenue. A sign advertises Quaker State...

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Description: Letterhead of Fisher Brothers, druggists in Baraboo, Wisconsin, with framed halftone images of the three brothers and a printed advertisement on one side f...

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