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Early Wax Doll

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A doll from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey and dating to the mid-nineteenth century is posed in a woodland setting with a small china dog. The doll's...


Swimming Pool

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Children play in a large swimming pool with a stone changing house.

Date: 1930 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A window display at the Wisconsin Power and Light Company office, 116 Fourth Avenue, features a General Electric refrigerator as "The Gateway to Health" un...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A doll is posed beside a miniature chair. The doll, from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, wears a long gown and a bead necklace. She has a tinted chin...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the Ringling Brothers Circus winter quarters, including the print shop and the wardrobe building.

Map or Atlas

City of Baraboo

Date: 1972 

Description: This map shows plat of the city, city limits, local streets, and part of the Baraboo River. The map includes 3 inset maps.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Fourth Avenue, showing the ornate Al. Ringling Theatre, Ryan Hickethier & Co, "A Sears Associated Store", and a portion of the Trimpey Studios storefront....

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...

Date: 1930 

Description: View of dining room tables placed at an angle along a row of windows. The tables are set with silverware, plates, cups, pitchers, and menus. On the back wa...


Sauk County Jail

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Dog kennels and houses border the Sauk County Jail in Baraboo. The photo was taken from the Northeast corner of the intersection of Broadway and 2nd Ave i...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Downed wires and broken tree limbs mar the scene in front of the First Congregational Church at 131 6th Avenue.


Cleopatra's Needle

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Cleopatra's Needle with Devil's Lake in the background. There is a cottage on the far side of the lake.


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.


Trimpey House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior of the residence of Edwin B. and Alice Kent Trimpey, showing front entrance with columns, with a porch and plants above. A cat looks out the windo...

Date: 1944 

Description: Governor Thomas E. Dewey of New York, the Republican Party presidential candidate aboard the campaign train, making a stop in Baraboo.

Date: 1915 

Description: Colorized postcard view of a bridge over a dam on a river. Trees are along both banks.


Skillet Falls

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of Skillet Falls from downstream.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Mrs. Trimpey sits in a chair holding her doll, Emeline.

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