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Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of two-seat lawn swings amid trees on a lawn. Cabins are along a hill in the background. There is an information center on the far left.

Photograph

Store Interior

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the interior of Ryan Hickethier & Co., a "Sears Associated Store" 132 Fourth Avenue. Kenmore appliances, Silvertone radios, and floor swee...

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: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of plasterwork and a painted wall panel in the Al. Ringling Theatre. Painting features Venus and cupids lounging in the clouds.

Date: 1912-07-26 

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

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The photographer's wife, dressed in embroidered oriental jacket and plumed hat, stands holding a rose.

Photograph

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...

Date: 1876-07 ca.

Description: A camping party rests at the top of a bluff at Devil's Lake State Park.

Photograph

Baraboo High School

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Baraboo high school with a large group of students standing around it.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View features a dirt street, dwellings, a horse-drawn vehicle, sidewalks, power lines, and many trees. In the background is a hill with what appears to be...

Date: 1930 ca.

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

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Draftees

Date: 1917-09-05 

Description: Eight men drafted to serve in World War I stand on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse. They would leave that day for the newly constructed Camp Grant,...

Date: 1957-07-03 

Description: Professor Fredrick Buerk, technical director of the Wisconsin Union theater and designer of the new playhouse's stage facilities, cleans a table on stage p...

Date: 1918-05-27 

Description: A group of more than 70 draftees poses on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse on the day they left Baraboo for Camp Grant near Rockford, Illinois. Most...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and two women stand on a dock at Devil's Lake while a couple rows in a canoe on the water. Other rowboats are docked nearby and a covered rowboat n...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Interior view of Civilian Conservation Corps barracks at Devil's Lake State Park. Several men can be seen sitting leisurely on their bunks. Two heating sto...

Date: 1937 

Description: A view of brick-paved Fourth Avenue, with the Al. Ringling Theatre on the left. The theater, which has an ornate terra cotta facade, advertises its air-con...

Photograph

Harry Elsworth Cole

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Harry Elsworth Cole (1861-1928), founder and first president of the Sauk County Historical Society, also president of the...

Date: 1935 

Description: The photographer stands beside an automobile with a 1935 Wisconsin license plate. Four large (possibly Norwegian) trunks with decorative painting are tied...

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Martha

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Hand-colored photograph of a doll, Martha, from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, posed in a woodland setting. She wears a green brocade dress and hat....

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