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Cliff House

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a group of men and women dressed in clothing of the mid-nineteenth century pose at the side of a Baraboo Street. Most of the women...

Date: 1930 

Description: Exterior view of buildings in Effinger Park. A dirt road leads up to the house where two cars are parked. There is a picnic table and a large tree in the f...

Date: 1931 

Description: View of the entrance to the Devi-Bara Resort. There is sign on the fence that reads, "Saddle Horses - 1/2 block" and another sign on a tree denoting that t...

Date: 1946 

Description: View of the Al. Ringling Theatre from across 4th Street. Neighboring businesses include Pointon Appliance, and an antique shop. Several cars are parked alo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Chicago, Northwestern Railroad tracks at Devil's Lake, chartered in 1859. To the right, power lines run the length of the Devil's Lake shoreline.

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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: Exterior from street of the Schwartz Farm Equipment building, 135 Third Avenue. Show windows in the one-story brick building feature an International truck...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior of Chicago and Northwestern railway depot.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A yellow mount stereograph of the railroad tracks skirting the edge of Devil's Lake, with several boats tied up alongside. From the stereograph series "The...

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Tandem Zebra Team

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Two men sit in a two-wheeled buggy hooked up to zebras, next to a fence near the Ring Barn on the left (which is still standing), with several male spectat...

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Gas Station

Date: 1930 ca.

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...

Date: 1918 

Description: Al. Ringling's residence.

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: 1930 ca.

Description: A view of high water on a river, possibly the Baraboo River, in a rural setting.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the entrance to Devil's Lake State Park. There is an information center offering gas, food, and Blatz beer. Two storekeepers and a boy sit on the p...

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.

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Philbrick Garage

Date: 1939 

Description: An exterior view of the Philbrick Garage, a Ford dealership and Cities Service filling station located at 207 Third Avenue. A sign advertises Quaker State...

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Description: Letterhead of C.A. Sumner of Baraboo, Wisconsin, dealer in "Crockery, Silver-Plated and Glass Ware, Groceries, etc. etc.", with a three-quarter view of Sum...

Date: 1923 

Description: This topographical map of Devil's Lake State Park, Sauk County, Wisconsin, is based on 1922-1923 surveys of the area by the University of Wisconsin Summer...

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