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Photograph

Harry Elsworth Cole

Date: 1906 ca.

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

Photograph

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: 1948-08-14 

Description: Baraboo marching band leading the procession in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Ringling Hotel. Circus wagons, owned by Ringling Brothers circus, are parked in a lot adjacent to the Ringling hotel.

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Five women look at a window display at the Schweke Brothers Store, 129 Third Street, which occupied the 1910 Risley Brothers Building. A man sits in the dr...

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

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...

Date: 1915 

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

Photograph

Magazine Display

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An unidentified man with a cigar stands next to a rack displaying periodicals, including a large number of movie fan and detective magazines.

Photograph

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: 1945-11-02 

Description: Toddler Chucky Benson, whose mother, June, is being charged with bigamy and is fighting extradition to New York.

Photograph

Effinger Brewery

Date: 1977 

Description: Effinger Brewery located in Baraboo. Founded about 1870, this brewery was operating as the Stiefhl Wintery in 1977 when this photograph was taken. A sign...

Photograph

Jennie Rooney

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Jennie Rooney, performer and aerialist with the Ringling Brothers Circus, poses in a sequined costume and tights with a net butterfly in her hair.

Date: 1918 

Description: View of First United Presbyterian Church, located at 416 Ash on the corner of 3rd Street.

Photograph

Cupid

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of a child as Cupid wearing wings and holding a bow and arrow, posed leaning against an owl and sitting on a tree stump.

Photograph

Trimpey House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Front view of Trimpey house in winter.

Photograph

The Wisconsin House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A man stands near the wooden steps of the Wisconsin House, a wood frame building with a large brick wing. There is snow on the ground and on the roof.

Date: 1922 

Description: View of Devil's Lake from the shore of the Kirkland Hotel, located at the southeast corner of the lake. There is building, perhaps a boathouse, on the shor...

Photograph

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.

Postcard

City Hall

Date: 1906 

Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of City Hall, a brick building with an arched entrance, a flag pole on the left, and a belfry on the right. Handwrit...

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