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Photograph

Baraboo Campground

Date: 1925 

Description: The free tourist campground in Baraboo. Although similar free facilities were clustered in resort areas, by 1926 the Highway Commission engineer could rep...

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...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." A crowd sits on the ground about to commence lunch at Devil's Lake.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the north end of Devil's Lake and Cliff House. A number of buildings are around the shoreline with railroad tracks in the foreground. A lo...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Baraboo with inset of Devil's Lake, the south and east sides of the commercial square, the First National Bank, and the Warren House hote...

Date: 1919 

Description: Colorized postcard of an elevated view of a concrete bridge over a river. There is a boat near wooden pilings that stretch from the shoreline to the center...

Photograph

Cigarette Sales

Date: 1981-06 

Description: Winnebago Enterprises trailer, advertising drive-up cigarette sales.

Photograph

Circus Camels

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Five men in work clothes pose while riding Bactrian camels; three well-dressed men stand near a Dromedary. The group is on a dirt road with houses and util...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of an elevated view of Baraboo from a hill, showing mainly dwellings. Bluffs are in the far background. There is handwriting in the s...

Learn about the life and career of self-proclaimed 'Photo Artist' from Baraboo who had a vast range of photographic abilities.

Date: 1946 

Description: Colorized postcard of Devil's Lake by moonlight. Two rock formations appear in the foreground. The lake, trees, bluffs and sky are visible in the backgroun...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Al. Ringling Theatre from across the street.

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...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of original lighting dimmer board backstage at the Al. Ringling Theatre.

Photograph

Portrait of a Cat

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A hand-colored portrait of the Trimpey family cat, PollyAnna, lying in a basket.

Photograph

Bed and Cupboards

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The head and foot boards of a maple bed lean against two cupboards. The cupboards hold pewter ware as well as crockery.

Photograph

Cahoon Mine

Date: 1925-10-19 

Description: A workman smokes a cigarette in the foreground as a steam shovel loads iron ore at the Cahoon Mine.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the "Texas," a small boat carrying three passengers on Devil's Lake.

Photograph

Carload of Radios

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Four men pose in front of a railroad car. Two of the men are shaking hands. A banner on the car advertises "A Carload of Majestic Radios for Gem City Oil C...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Ringling Brothers circus stored equipment in these buildings during the winter. Two cars are parked outside an auto repair and moving store.

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