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Postcard

Devil's Doorway

Date: 1898 

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

Date: 1956-02-19 

Description: A group of students registers for WIAA State Basketball Tournament tickets.

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Railroad Depot. North Freedom is the home of the Mid-Continent Railway Museum which operates excursion tours on a steam railroad.

Photograph

Berkley Chevrolet

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Berkley Chevrolet dealership, 224 Third Avenue, housed in a two-story brick building with Red Crown Gasoline pumps in front. Signs in the window advert...

Date: 1909 

Description: View from street of a street corner in the business district, with a large brick building housing the J.A.W. Sprecher general merchandise store, with fire...

Date: 1932 

Description: This blue line print plat map shows local streets, numbered blocks and lots, village limits, and land ownership by name. Also included are manuscript annot...

Photograph

Cornfield

Date: 1906 

Description: Large pile of corn shocks stand in a field identified as the place where Wallace Renan was buried. Farm buildings are visible in the distance.

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Description: Men lined up for mealtime at the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) Camp at Devil's Lake State Park. The camp was reportedly opened in 1935 and closed in 19...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of Devil's Lake with a cabin visible in the foreground.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town, with the Baraboo River.

Photograph

Down the Valley

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Description: A landscape photograph of the valley off of Whittier Hill at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunt...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Hawkins Service Station, located at 309 Seventh Avenue. The station has a pagoda style roof typical of stations designed between 1917 and 1930 by Alexande...

Photograph

Pete's Cafe

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Pete Sprecher's Cafe and Bar on Water Street. A sign identifies the entrance to Pearl's Garden Dining Room. There are two benches and a penny weight machi...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Color postcard of the lake viewed through the trees from the West Bluff in Devil's Lake State Park.

Date: 1912-11-21 

Description: Two workmen stand in the outlet of a steel draft tube in the power house, while other men work above it. Cars move along the elevated trestle above.

Photograph

The Farm Kitchen

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A barn, windmill and shed on the grounds of The Farm Kitchen, a restaurant near Baraboo and Devil's Lake State Park. Stones line a parking area, and a swin...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A group portrait including Dr. Edward A. Bass, seated on the far right, next to his parents, Isaac W. and Lorinda Hill Bass. Dr. Bass's brother Frank Bas...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of Water Street featuring a group of patrons standing in the entrance of A. Becker's Saloon.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a very large number of judges standing crowded at the very small end of a pier in Devil's Lake. The occasion is the Grand Regatta held June...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Advertising blotter for the Baraboo Auto Body Co.

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