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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

Cleopatra's Needle

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The rock formation at Devil's Lake known as Cleopatra's Needle.

Date: 1954-10-24 

Description: Nellie Arms, aunt of Lewis Arms, holds a cat outdoors at the farm she shared with her husband Bernard.

Map or Atlas

City of Baraboo

Date: 1972 

Description: This map shows plat of the city, city limits, local streets, and part of the Baraboo River. The map includes 3 inset maps.

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.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An open cabinet in the photographer's home displays his collection of lustreware and other pottery. The collection is now owned by the Wisconsin Historical...

Photograph

Machine Shop

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A group of eight men pose in the back of a room against a row of windows in a machine shop. There are overhead belts that power a row of grind stones; meta...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A nighttime view of dolls from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, arranged in the window of the Trimpey Studio and antique shop, 128 Fourth Avenue. The...

Photograph

Mother and Child

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of an unidentified woman seated on a Victorian love seat with a small boy standing beside her. She wears an intricately embroidered dress...

Date: 1918 

Description: A few trees and some suburban homes are adjacent to Saint John's (German) Lutheran Church in Baraboo.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A full-length studio portrait of a young woman, possibly a dancer, in costume.

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...

Photograph

Rowley House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A foursquare style house with front and back porches sits on a large landscaped lot with a decorative fence and painted pergola. The house, at 220 Eighth S...

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: 1929 

Description: Exterior view of a small guest cottage with screened porch. A sign on the side of the cottage reads: "Minnows for Sale," and a man is standing under the la...

Date: 1925-03-02 

Description: Eight men comprising the Heart of the Hills Walking Club, founded by H.E. Cole, pose with a dog beside a house. They are left to right, Harold Baldwin, T.F...

Photograph

Wisconsin House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Wisconsin House. The brick portion was erected in about 1850. The entire building was razed by 1915, before the Ringling Theatre was bu...

Photograph

Plumbing Showroom

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A plumbing showroom with tiled model kitchen and bathroom displays. There are oil burning heaters, water heaters, and water softeners also displayed.

Photograph

Effinger Brewery

Date: 1977 

Description: Effinger Brewery located in Baraboo. Founded about 1870, this brewery was operating as the Stiefhl Wintery in 1977 when this photograph was taken. A sign...

Photograph

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...

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