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Photograph

German Class

Date:  

Description: A woman teaching a German class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

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:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin writer August Derleth, wearing a boldly patterned sweater and sitting with an unidentified group on a lawn in front of a house. Probably friends...

Postcard

Devil's Doorway

Date: 1898 

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

Date:  

Description: A football game being played near Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1961-08-24 

Description: A relative, left, tries to comfort Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Jantz, parents of slain policeman James C. Jantz, at their son's graveside after the funeral servi...

Learn about the life and career of self-proclaimed 'Photo Artist' from Baraboo who had a vast range of photographic abilities.

Date: 1952-01-03 

Description: Interior view of the Doctor John Booher home overlooking the Baraboo river near Reedsburg. The photograph shows the hanging staircase — the bottom step doe...

Date: 1911-04-14 

Description: Workers pose inside the forms for the east shore abutment at the power dam site.

Photograph

Dance Band

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Six musicians pose in front of a backdrop with their instruments, including saxophones, clarinets, a banjo, drums and trumpet with mutes. The drum has bee...

Photograph

Honeymoon Cottage

Date: 1930 

Description: View of exterior of the Honeymoon Cottage in Effinger Park. It features a screened porch. There are two other cottages behind it.

Date: 1925 

Description: Rock formations at Congress Hall on the Dell View Resort property.

Photograph

Baraboo Campground

Date: 1925 

Description: The free tourist campground in Baraboo. Although similar free facilities were clustered in resort areas, by 1926 the Highway Commission engineer could rep...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Man sitting atop ridges of quartzite rock in the Baraboo Range.

Date: 1945-04-18 

Description: Elderly couple standing in a room with dried herbs hanging from the rafters, and bottles on a shelf in the background. The man is smelling dried herbs in a...

Photograph

Catholic Church

Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior of a church.

Date: 1921 

Description: View down an unpaved street. There is a Ford automotive repair garage on the left side of the street.

Photograph

Baraboo River

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of town from the south, with Baraboo River in foreground.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the city hall and library building with a car parked on the street in front of it.

Date: 1912-01-20 

Description: Two men stand on a rail car on the narrow gauge electric railroad crossing the river at the dam construction site. The portion of track in the background...

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