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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

Devil's Doorway

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Devil's Doorway rock formation. Far below is Devil's Lake and the opposite shoreline with bluffs in the distance.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a woman holding a walking stick and wearing a hat and fur coat with a fur stole sitting on a ledge of ice at Skillet Falls. Bare trees fra...

Photograph

Devil's Bar-B-Q

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from across road of the Devil's Barbecue roadside restaurant on South Boulevard, then Highway 12, near Baraboo. The restaurant is a stone building; th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view in Devil's Lake vicinity; boulders in foreground. From Turk's Head across the lake to Kirkland.

Photograph

Valley View

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a valley possibly in or around Devil's Lake. A man is visible in the foreground, hiking up the steep incline of the valley.

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...

Photograph

Magazine Display

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An unidentified man with a cigar stands next to a rack displaying periodicals, including a large number of movie fan and detective magazines.

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...

Date: 1965 ca.

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

Photograph

Harry Elsworth Cole

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Harry Elsworth Cole (1861-1928), founder and first president of the Sauk County Historical Society and president of the S...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Al. Ringling Theatre's auditorium and stage from a rear box. View includes a painted theater curtain and shows the auditorium's state before resto...

Photograph

Kinzler's Kabin

Date: 1930 

Description: View from across road of a grocery store and gas station, with a home next door. The store features two pumps and advertises Deep Rock motor oil, Coca-Cola...

Date: 1933 

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called the Stone Face in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees and shrubs can be seen all around. The lake, bluffs and sk...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A doll with china head from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey is posed by a miniature chair. She wears a silk dress and dates from the mid-nineteenth c...

Photograph

Jennie Rooney

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Jennie Rooney, performer and aerialist with the Ringling Brothers Circus, poses in a sequined costume and tights with a net butterfly in her hair.

Photograph

Ringling Hotel

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from across street of a shirtless young man standing beside an automobile in the shade of a lean-to attached to the old Ringling Hotel. Signs on the t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of of Devil's Lake from Inspiration Point. A man is sitting on top of a rock formation in the foreground.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Island Woolen Mill dam and bridge over the Baraboo River. In the foreground is a concrete "pergola" which shades a small bench. Molded into a concrete...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Portrait of Charles Franklin Gale, the father of novelist and playwright Zona Gale, reading a newspaper.

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