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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: 1975 

Description: This map shows plat of the city, city limits, local streets, and part of Baraboo River. The map includes 2 inset maps and a legend showing residential, bus...

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: 1911 ca.

Description: View of workers in a large quarry in Ableman. Several male workers are standing in the quarry among piles of rock with their work equipment.

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: 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: 1925 ca.

Description: A room in the home of Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey. The walls are decorated with photographs, paintings, and prints. There are two glass-topped wood...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Old Canfield Hop House, exterior of building.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The photographer's wife, dressed in embroidered oriental jacket and plumed hat, stands holding a rose.

Date: 1918-06-13 

Description: "Here lies the remains of German in B.H.S." is written on the pavement next to a smoldering pile of German textbooks. A car is parked along the curb in the...

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...

Photograph

Sauk County Fair

Date: 1906 

Description: A double exposure of a landscape featuring a very large tree and farm houses superimposed on an image of buildings and crowds at the Sauk County Fairground...

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Factory on River

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across river of a large mill or factory complex, possibly the Island Woolen Mill. In front of the mill is a roofed boathouse, with a canoe hanging fro...

Photograph

Lewis and Otis Arms

Date: 1957 

Description: Lewis Arms (left, wearing a hat) poses with his arm around his uncle Otis Arms, probably at Bernard Arms's farm. There is a woman in a field walking away i...

Date: 1915 ca.

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

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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.

Photograph

Mrs. Earl Baltes

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman identified as Mrs. Earl Baltes poses in nineteenth-century attire, seated on the floor with her arm resting on the open bottom drawer of an a...

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Silos across River

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Two large clay block silos stand beside a river. There is a large building, possibly a mill, behind the silos, a barn to the right and a shed on the left....

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: The Du Bois and Kieffer Hudson dealership, and Philbrick Motors, a Willys dealership, which shared a building at 137 Third Avenue. There is a Phillips 66 g...

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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...

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