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Baraboo Map

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Old toll bridge across the Wisconsin River at Prairie du Sac. The view is looking north toward Sauk County.

Date: 1931-03-06 

Description: Nick Knechtges, watchmaker, at his workbench in his home shop.

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State Bank

Date: 1914 

Description: Corner view from unpaved street of the State Bank. A meat market is next door on the left. Flyers on the power poles are for an upcoming fair. A metal and...

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W.H. Canfield

Date: 1906 

Description: William H. Canfield, an early settler of Sauk County, civil engineer, local historian and archeologist, poses outdoors holding a walking stick.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman stands holding a sea shell. She wears wings and is loosely wrapped in diaphanous cloth.

Date: 1883 

Description: A group portrait of about 40 members of the Lloyd Jones family. The empty chair in the front row was placed in memory of the wife of Richard Lloyd Jones.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sauk County Historical Society Museum.

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: 1908 ca.

Description: Side view of church converted to offices of Dresen Brothers Contractors and Manufacturers. Sign on bulding reads: "Dresen Brothers Twin City Contractors &...

Date: 1920 ca.

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

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Description: Three children playing under a fallen tree outside of Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Fr...

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Portrait of a Cat

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A hand-colored portrait of the Trimpey family cat, Sally, lying on a table.

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Martha Schilling

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An elderly woman in headscarf, checked dress and sweater, sits outdoors knitting. Identified as Martha Schilling, wife of Adam Rebholz from Portage, Wiscon...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View looking up towards large rock formation with trees at Devil's Lake. A man is standing at the top of the rock formation on the right, and on the left a...

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Plumbing Showroom

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A plumbing showroom with tiled model kitchen and bathroom displays. There are oil burning heaters, water heaters, and water softeners also displayed.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of plasterwork and still functioning vaudeville lights in the Al. Ringling Theatre.

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Street Scene

Date: 1929 

Description: View down road, with railroad tracks in the foreground. On the left is an automobile repair shop with two cars parked near the gas pumps. A man stands and...

Date: 1948-05-02 

Description: A group of men gathered in front of an airplane at the inauguration of Wisconsin Central Airline service to the Baraboo-Portage area. The men are local off...

Date: 1966-03-25 

Description: Anti-Vietnam War protestors demonstrate outside the Badger Army Ammunition Plant in Baraboo.

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