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Photograph

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...

Photograph

Scandinavian Chests

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Two Scandinavian chests with handmade metal fittings and decorative rosemaling. The chest on the right is dated 1831.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereoview of a rock formation known as Turk's Head high above Devil's Lake. Bluffs are on the far shoreline.

Date: 1945-11-02 

Description: Toddler Chucky Benson, whose mother, June, is being charged with bigamy and is fighting extradition to New York.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Alice Kent Trimpey sits painting at an easel in front of a window in the Trimpey home. There is a sofa behind her.

Postcard

High School

Date: 1909 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the high school.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior from street of the Schwartz Farm Equipment building, 135 Third Avenue. Show windows in the one-story brick building feature an International truck...

Photograph

Baraboo High School

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Baraboo high school with a large group of students standing around it.

Photograph

Parlor

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An interior view of a parlor or sitting room, possibly the photographer's, with furnishings of several periods and styles. There is a Victorian settee and...

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

Becky the Doll

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A doll named Becky, with china head and old-fashioned dress, sits on a small chair.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of two-seat lawn swings amid trees on a lawn. Cabins are along a hill in the background. There is an information center on the far left.

Date: 1947 

Description: Members of the Arms family (and a friend?) pose on Bernard Arms's farm. From left to right are Nellie Arms, Bernard Arms, unidentified man with eyes rolled...

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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

Oak Street

Date: 1913 

Description: Colorized postcard view down a street in a central business district. There is a park on the left, and storefronts with awnings on the right. A bank is on...

Date: 1918-05-06 

Description: A group of 32 draftees pose on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse before leaving Baraboo for Columbus Barracks in Ohio. There are paper tags attached...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman sits on the floor, one arm resting on an open dresser drawer, gazing into the distance and holding a letter. She is wearing an old-fashioned...

Map or Atlas

Map of Water Street

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Map showing buildings formerly used as Ringling Brothers Circus winter quarters along with adjoining buildings.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Cleopatra's Needle with Devil's Lake in the background.

Date: 1956-11-05 

Description: Interior view of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Baraboo, decorated by Clemens Rath, showing side wall with stained glass windows and stations of the cross.

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