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Description: The free tourist campground in Baraboo. Although similar free facilities were clustered in resort areas, by 1926 the Highway Commission engineer could rep...
Description: Photographic postcard of exterior view from street of the stone hotel on a corner. Large awnings are over the first floor windows. Decorative ironwork is o...
Description: Stereoview of a very large number of judges standing crowded at the very small end of a pier in Devil's Lake. The occasion is the Grand Regatta held June 2...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Stereograph of a very large number of judges standing crowded at the very small end of a pier in Devil's Lake. The occasion is the Grand Regatta held June...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View across road of a two-story home located on a corner lot at 330 5th Avenue. There are signs on the lawn advertising rooms for tourists. A man is standi...
Description: Colorized postcard view of the central business district. The street is lined with businesses and street lamps. A man and a dog are in front of the bank on...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A tire repairman in coveralls and necktie is shown in his shop among tires, inner tubes and equipment. Gas pumps are visible through the front window.
Description: Lewis, LuRay, Nellie and Bernard Arms arrive at Devil's Lake in a maroon DeSoto convertible automobile. This was the day after Lewis and LuRay's wedding.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: View of Water Street, the winter home of the Ringling Brothers Circus. The whole street was circus property.
Description: The photographer stands on a park or garden path holding his gloves. He wears a coat with attached cape, hat, and large cravat.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: View from street of a two-story, wood frame house with a front porch sittomg on a wooded lot. The house has a large chimney, dentil molding under the eaves...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A stately house in the Greek Revival style stands under large evergreen trees. There are shutters on the windows and a two-story, columned front porch.
Description: Men in summer clothes stand in small groups outside of a large canvas tent. The men on the right wear badges with ribbons. In the background, a man in Na...
Description: A highly detailed, brick, storybook style Pennsylvania Oil Co. gas station with a slate roof. There is a large chimney on the left and several gas pumps. M...
Description: Photographic postcard view from street in the central business district. The street is lined with businesses, and a few have awnings over their storefronts...
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view from rocks of Devil's Lake. Several houses can be seen near a road that leads to the shoreline.
Description: Colorized postcard view of the Circus Train.
Description: Prairie du Sac's 110th birthday float in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade in downtown near park.
Description: Charles Enge, seventh from left, and supporters pose in front of the Al. Ringling Theatre. A sign on top of a car advertises his campaign for the Wisconsin...
Description: View down dirt road of the tourist camp with cottages. There is a building for men's and women's showers in the foreground, and a building marked "Toilet"...
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