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Postcard

The Wonder Spot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of a man and woman demonstrating the visual characteristics apparent at the Wonder Spot.

Date: 1912-11-21 

Description: An overview of the progress of construction within the coffer dam shows the gate guides and draft tubes in place. Concrete forms and chutes, as well as ti...

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1928 

Description: Facade of brick building, with stone steps and a columned entrance. On the left near the corner of the building is a cart, and along the side there appears...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Advertising blotter for the Baraboo Auto Body Co.

Photograph

Hotel Randall

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View from road of buildings in North Freedom. Hotel Randall is in the right foreground. A group of young women and others have gathered on the porch of the...

Photograph

Skillet Falls

Date: 1909 

Description: View of Skillet Falls from downstream. The trees are bare, and tree stumps are visible on the hill in the background, known locally as Mount Baldy.

Photograph

Portrait of a Cat

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A hand-colored portrait of the Trimpey family cat, Honey.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A group portrait of boys and young men in oriental costume and make-up. Most are holding opened hand fans.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A doll is posed beside a miniature chair. The doll, from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, wears a long gown and a bead necklace. She has a tinted chin...

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Date: 1944-03-23 

Description: Governor Goodland signing a scrapbook prepared by the Little Friends of America, Baraboo children's organization, for the sailors on the battleship Wiscons...

Photograph

Scene at Black Hawk

Date: 1922 

Description: View from yard of blacksmith shop, a home, and a two-story building with a "Gold Medal Flour" sign.

Date: 1936-08-25 

Description: The "House of David" traveling baseball team advertisement for an upcoming game.

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.

Date:  

Description: A landscape photograph near Hillside Home school, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Photograph

Jane Lloyd Jones

Date: 1898 

Description: Jane Lloyd Jones (also known as Aunt Jen), co-owner of the Hillside Home School, an early progressive school in Wisconsin.

Date: 1929 

Description: Exterior view of a guest cottage surrounded by trees at Old Newport Resort.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1921 

Description: View down Main Street. A millinery, meat market, bakery, hotel and shoe store are on the left. An osteopath, a hardware store, a barber shop, a small resta...

Date: 1913-05-28 

Description: Cooks pose in the kitchen at the power dam workers' camp.

Photograph

Woolen Mills

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a woolen mill with an advertisement sign for Patton's Sun Proof-Paints in the front.

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