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Photograph

Smoke Smoke

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of an elderly Native American man. He is wearing a work shirt; the handle of a cane is in the foreground. On the reverse is wri...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Six young women posed among the rocks at Devil's Lake.

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

Water Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of Water Street, the winter home of the Ringling Brothers Circus. The whole street was circus property.

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...

Date: 1930 

Description: Cottage, with a spinning wheel on the porch, at the Bonnie View Resort near Devil's Lake.

Date: 2012-08-06 

Description: The north entrance to Devil's Lake State Park. The entrance is flanked by two fieldstone pillars.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View features a dirt street, dwellings, a horse-drawn vehicle, sidewalks, power lines, and many trees. In the background is a hill with what appears to be...

Date: 1956-06-14 

Description: Interior view of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Baraboo, decorated by Clemens Rath.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View down street of cars and trucks parked along Third Street in this view looking East across Oak Street. The First National Bank, left, is diagonally acr...

Photograph

Effinger Park

Date: 1930 

Description: Six men and women and two dogs sitting in the shade at the park. A carved bench is in the foreground, and in the background are houses or cabins.

Map or Atlas

Baraboo Map

Date:  date unknown

Description: Map of Baraboo and its surroundings, showing the ancient mound city, the water power, and thoroughfares, drawn by William H. Canfield. Canfield includes sk...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Civilian Conservation Corps workers at the Devil's Lake State park camp waving from trucks. Others men stand in the dirt road nearby.

Date: 1915 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the theater. There are posters in front of the entrance. A current attraction is George Fawcett in "The Frame-Up"...

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...

Date: 1887 

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." A stereograph showing spectators gathered behind the starter's cannon on Devil's Lake.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A parade float decorated with bunting, a large, 48-star American flag, and a mounted elk's head is parked in front of the Baraboo Elks Lodge. The large st...

Date: 1915 

Description: Colorized postcard view of a bridge over a dam on a river. Trees are along both banks.

Photograph

Violet

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A portrait of the doll, Violet, from the collection of the photographer's wife, Alice Kent Trimpey. The doll has a wax-over-composition head and is describ...

Photograph

City Food Mart

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Five men and three women, employees of City Food Mart, pose in front of the store at 124 Third Street. Signs identify the store as "Baraboo's Newest Comple...

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