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Interior of Diner

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An interior view of a diner, showing two semi-circular counters with stools and booths along the walls. There is a jukebox on the right and a root beer bar...

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Description: Interior view of the Baraboo Carnegie Free Library. There is a fireplace, bookshelves, display shelves, and reading tables with bentwood chairs. There are...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sauk County Historical Society Museum.

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Business Block

Date: 1911 

Description: View from street of a business block in Ableman. There is a storefront with umbrellas displayed in the show window, and what appears to be a hammock is hun...

Postcard

Trinity Church

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Colored postcard of the exterior of the stone church. There are four crosses, one on the bell tower, and three others at the corners of the roof. Windows a...

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Daughters of G.A.R.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A group of women stand on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse. A banner identifies them as the Department of Wisconsin, National Daughters of the G.A.R...

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Portrait of a Woman

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of a young woman sitting on a half wall inside the photographer's studio. She is wearing a fashionable dress with a ribbon belt, dark...

Postcard

City Hall

Date: 1906 

Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of City Hall, a brick building with an arched entrance, a flag pole on the left, and a belfry on the right. Handwrit...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A window display at the Wisconsin Power and Light Company office, 116 Fourth Avenue, features a General Electric refrigerator as "The Gateway to Health" un...

Postcard

County Jail

Date: 1906 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the County Jail surrounded by a lawn. A sidewalk leads to wide stone steps that rise up to an arched entrance. The...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Limbs litter the ground under trees heavily coated with ice on the Sauk County Courthouse Square after an ice storm.

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Rock Scenery

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of house and farm buildings in Ableman with a rocky hill in the background.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a group of men and women dressed in clothing of the mid-nineteenth century pose at the side of a Baraboo Street. Most of the women...

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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.

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Description: Interior view of the Baraboo Carnegie Free Library Delivery Room. At lower is written: "Baraboo Library, Delivery Room, Claude & Starck Archts." There is a...

Postcard

Devil's Doorway

Date: 1898 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the Devil's Doorway rock formation overlooking Devil's Lake.

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Greek Revival House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A stately house in the Greek Revival style stands under large evergreen trees. There are shutters on the windows and a two-story, columned front porch.

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Description: Memohead of the Sauk County Bank of Baraboo, Wisconsin, established in 1857, with a three-quarter view of the bank building and people walking on the sidew...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View features a dirt street, horse-drawn wagons, storefronts, and several pedestrians walking on the sidewalk bordering the street. In the background is a...

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