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Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A parade float decorated with bunting, a large, 48-star American flag, and a mounted elk's head is parked in front of the Baraboo Elks Lodge. The large st...

Date: 1920 

Description: This map of Devil's Lake State Park in Sauk County, Wisconsin, shows the park limits, railroads, roads, creeks, trails, and points of interest in the area....

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A man wearing a cap and apron holds a (likely taxidermied) Tom turkey while a second man offers the turkey a drink from a bottle. Wooden boxes labelled "Ol...

Date: 1933 

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

Photograph

Bank of Baraboo

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: An imposing two-story structure on the corner of Oak Street and Third Avenue. Lawyers offices occupy the upstairs.

Photograph

The Lost Chord

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman in an old style dress stands in profile by a keyboard instrument with her left knee resting on a Gothic Revival chair. A candle burns in a brass ca...

Postcard

Trinity Church

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Colored postcard of the exterior of the stone church. There are four crosses, one on the bell tower, and three others at the corners of the roof. Windows a...

Date: 1933 

Description: Colorized postcard of Devil's Lake and bluffs seen through the trees. Some of the trees have autumn color. A roof and chimney are visible. The text at the...

Date: 1915-02-28 

Description: A view, looking east, of the power house, lock, and dam on the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1912-07-25 

Description: A boy poses in the excavation site for the power house within the coffer dam. He is standing on the narrow gauge tracks; the high trestle is in the backg...

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin writer August Derleth, wearing a boldly patterned sweater and sitting with an unidentified group on a lawn in front of a house. Probably friends...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Cleopatra's Needle with Devil's Lake in the background.

Photograph

Ellen Lloyd Jones

Date: 1898 

Description: Ellen Lloyd Jones (also known as Aunt Nell), co-founder of the Hillside Home School, an early progressive school in Wisconsin.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of a row of cabins at the Panoramic Resort. There are two cars parked on the left.

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of Water Street, the winter home of the Ringling Brothers Circus. The whole street was circus property.

Date: 1912-06-16 

Description: Steam powered pile drivers at work on the coffer dam.

Photograph

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: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the west side of Water Street.

Date: 1922-02-22 

Description: View of an ice covered street, trees and houses. Text on back of photograph reads: "Sleet storm of February 22nd & 23rd/22. Looking west from street inters...

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