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Old Inn

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A deteriorating, large, two-story building with Greek revival features, which may have served as an inn or hotel. The windows are boarded up or broken and...


Downtown Baraboo

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Downtown view of Baraboo featuring multiple buildings on the square, a statue, and a horse and buggy.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View of workers in a large quarry in Ableman. Several male workers are standing in the quarry among piles of rock with their work equipment.


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: 1918 

Description: View of First United Presbyterian Church, located at 416 Ash on the corner of 3rd Street.


Oak Street

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of Oak Street looking south.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of bark-clad cabin near Devil's Lake. The cabin has wooden steps leading up to the second floor and is surrounded by trees and the lake can be see...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from street of the home of Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey, 719 Oak Street, after a snowfall. The classical revival style house has symmetrical wi...

Date: 1925 

Description: An information station advertising: free camping, with hot sandwiches and coffee, and tents and cots for sale. On a utility line pole, there are signs for...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Group of Civilian Conservation Corps workers standing at a table saw. One man, probably a supervisor, wears a hat and tie.


Marriott House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from street of the home of William T. Marriott, 721 Ash Street. It is a two-story brick house with Prairie Style influence, with a large chimney in th...

Date: 1918-06-13 

Description: "Here lies the remains of German in B.H.S." is written on the pavement next to a smoldering pile of German textbooks. A car is parked along the curb in th...


Cleft Rock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity; Cleft Rock on East Bluff. Man sitting on rocks at right. Second man peering through rock gap at left.

Date: 1969-09-30 

Description: Color postcard of the view from the East Bluff looking towards Lake Wisconsin. The valley is filled with trees that are turning to autumn color. Some rock...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of the original pin rail fly system backstage at the Al. Ringling Theatre.


Sauk County Fair

Date: 1906 

Description: Visitors to the Sauk County Fair walk by sideshow attractions and concession stands while others stand and converse. The "Grand Electric Palace," a "$10,0...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Devil's Lake and surrounding area from a bluff on the east side of the lake. A man stands on the rocks near the center of the image.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: ,Well-dressed young couples sit in the foreground while in the background is a picket fence running along a busy road with horse and buggy traffic. Further...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Trees broken and bowed under the weight of a heavy coating of ice stand in front of the Al. Ringling home. Limbs litter the snow-covered ground. Ice is on...

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.

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