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Photograph

Ben Doty

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lewis Arms sits on the back of a horse, probably on his uncle Bernard Arms's farm.

Date: 1870 

Description: Baraboo was first settled around 1838, and by 1870 it had become the county seat and the thriving village illustrated here. This birds eye drawing depicts...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from road of large two-story house which has been converted to a funeral home. The two story structure has a large porch and brick on the first story,...

Postcard

Hotel Warren

Date: 1907 

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...

Photograph

Cleopatra's Needle

Date:  date unknown

Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity; Cleopatra's Needle in Wonder Notch. Man standing beside Needle.

Postcard

Effinger Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of Effinger Park, including trees, gardens and a fountain. A man wearing overalls stands in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of Devil's Lake with a cabin visible in the foreground.

Photograph

Devil's Lake

Date: 1909 

Description: Two women wearing long dresses pose on a large boulder at the base of a rock formation in a shady glen.

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Ice Storm

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: A street scene following an ice storm, possibly March 2, 1922. Utility poles are leaning and wires have been brought down by the weight of the ice.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bernard Arms poses with his wife Nellie. There is an automobile (possibly a Chevrolet) in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the Circus Train.

Photograph

Silos across River

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Two large clay block silos stand beside a river. There is a large building, possibly a mill, behind the silos, a barn to the right and a shed on the left....

Photograph

Devil's Doorway

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a woman standing in the Devil's Doorway above Devil's Lake. There is graffiti on the rocks.

Photograph

Talus Slope

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Talus Slope at Devil's Lake. Rocky shoreline with slope, pine trees, rock pile and formation.

Date: 1955 

Description: Bernard Arms's dog Tuffy plays outdoors, with Lewis Arms' 1949 Pontiac automobile parked in the grass in the background.

Photograph

German Fashion Doll

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A doll from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, the photographer's wife. This early twentieth century porcelain doll was made in Nymphenburg, Germany, fr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called Cleopatra's Needle in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees and foliage can be seen to the left and below. The lak...

Photograph

Norwegian Chest

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A Scandinavian chest with old script and rosemaling. The metal fittings are handmade.

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