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Postcard

Skillet Falls

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of Skillet Falls from downstream.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: This blue line print shows quartzite areas, mines, railroads, and roads. The map covers townships 11-13 north, ranges 4-8 east, in parts of Sauk and Columb...

Photograph

Highcliff Cottage

Date: 1926-01 

Description: Highcliffe, a cottage with a large porch near the shore of Devil's Lake which was the meeting place of the Heart of the Hills Walking Club, founded by H.E....

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman poses reclining and reading a magazine. She wears a bangled costume, tights, and dance slippers.

Photograph

Dodge Automobile

Date: 1938 

Description: W. L. Tarnutzer stands beside a 1914 Dodge automobile parked on the Sauk County courthouse square. A newer model Dodge with a woman beside it is parked beh...

Photograph

Cupid

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of a child as Cupid wearing wings and holding a bow and arrow, posed leaning against an owl and sitting on a tree stump.

Photograph

Silos across River

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Two large clay block silos stand beside a river. There is a large building, possibly a mill, behind the silos, a barn to the right and a shed on the left....

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: 1926-04-14 

Description: A marker on a rock commemorates the first schoolhouse built in Baraboo.

Photograph

Ice Storm

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: A street scene following an ice storm, possibly March 2, 1922. Utility poles are leaning and wires have been brought down by the weight of the ice.

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: 1894 ca.

Description: View of the German Methodist Church with George Bowers, a milkman, standing in the foreground.

Photograph

Cliff House

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Awnings shade the windows of the three-story stone Richardsonian Romanesque style residence of Al. Ringling.

Photograph

Woman in Bonnet

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A woman in old style dress with bonnet, cape and carpet bag, stands at a gate in a picket fence. There is an old house in the background.

Date: 1956-07 

Description: Nellie Arms and Bernard Arms relax at their farm. There are ducks at Bernard's feet.

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.

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.

Photograph

Thuerer House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from street of a dog standing on front walk in front of the Dr. Chris L. Thuerer home, a large Four Square Style house which has large bay windows and...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A studio self-portrait of Ephraim B. Trimpey with goatee, wearing eyeglasses and a large cravat.

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