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Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of Devil's Lake with the far shoreline in the background.


The Red Tavern

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A deteriorating wooden structure with two gables on the front, identified as the Red Tavern between Kilbourn and Mauston, built in 1848.


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...


Main Street

Date: 1921 

Description: View down Main Street. Hotels are on both sides. Designated parking is in the center of the street. A department store and an eating establishment are on t...

Date: 1912-05-31 

Description: Workers maneuver a load of gravel into a concrete mixer at the plant on the east bank of the river. The east abutment is in the foreground, left.


Messenger's Spring

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Four men, identified as Charles E. Brown of Milwaukee, Joyce W. Caron, H.E. Cole (second from right), and A.B. Stout, all of Baraboo, rest at Messenger's S...

Date: 1922-02-22 

Description: View of an ice covered street, trees and houses. Text on back of photograph reads: "Sleet storm of February 22nd & 23rd/22. Looking west from street inters...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: The land and house were donated to the village. The club house is still in use (1964) as a publicaly owned building for recreation and meetings. Image show...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Side view of church converted to offices of Dresen Brothers Contractors and Manufacturers. Sign on bulding reads: "Dresen Brothers Twin City Contractors &...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Devil's Lake State Park Civilian Conservation Corps workers posed at rock formation, possibly Devil's Doorway.



Date: 1936 ca.

Description: An exterior view of Taliesin, the headquarters of the Frank Lloyd Wright organization.

Date: 1948-05-02 

Description: A group of men gathered in front of an airplane at the inauguration of Wisconsin Central Airline service to the Baraboo-Portage area. The men are local off...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A hand tinted photograph of a scene along the wooded shore of Devil's Lake is mounted on a piece of beige paper. The scene features an old section of a woo...


Shot Tower Shaft

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The shot tower shaft at Tower Hill State Park.

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...

Date: 1952-08-21 

Description: Lewis Arms is seated in a 1949 yellow Hudson convertible at Bernard Arms's farm. A man is standing in the background near another automobile parked near th...


Two Men on a Bench

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Carl Bohnsack (left) and August Marquardt seated on a bench outside a jewelry store.

Date: 1912-05-03 

Description: Workmen on a barge use a pulley to raise sheet steel pilings which were damaged by high water in October, 1911.

Date: 1953-09-19 

Description: A studio portrait of a double wedding. The wedding was held September 19, 1953 in Reedsburg, Wisconsin. On the right is the wedding party of Norbert Me...


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.

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