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Boy Scout Band

Date: 1920
Description: Group portrait of a Boy Scout band in front of a large brick building, possibly the old Baraboo High School. The bass drum head reads "Boy Scout Band" and...
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Train Crossing a Bridge

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Description: A Chicago, Minneapolis, and St. Paul train crosses a bridge over the Wisconsin River.
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Burning of German Textbooks

Date: June 13 1918
Description: "Here lies the remains of German in B.H.S." is written on the pavement next to a smoldering pile of German textbooks. A car is parked along the curb in the...
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Young Women at Devil's Lake

Date: 1905
Description: Six young women posed among the rocks at Devil's Lake.
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Boulders near Devil's Doorway

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Description: Devil's Lake vicinity; Boulders on top of cliff, at foot of Devil's Doorway; man on the left.
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Man on Rocks at Devil's Lake

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Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity; "Effects of photographing among the rocks," foot of West Bluff. Man posed sitting and eating.
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Devil's Lake, Cleft Rock

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Description: Devil's Lake vicinity; young man seated on rocks in front of Cleft Rock on East Bluff.
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Cliff House Croquet Court

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Description: Devil's Lake vicinity. View of the Cliff House courtyard and croquet court. Three men and one woman playing croquet. Two women on second floor balcony: one...
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Devil's Lake, Turk's Head

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Description: Elevated view in Devil's Lake vicinity; boulders in foreground. From Turk's Head across the lake to Kirkland.
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Cleopatra's Needle

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

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Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity, Devil's Doorway, showing Gap.
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Man on Rocks Below Devil's Doorway

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Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity; boulder on top of a cliff at the foot of Devil's Doorway. Man sitting on rock ledge.
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Cleft Rock

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Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity; Cleft Rock on East Bluff. Man sitting on rocks at right. Second man peering through rock gap at left.
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Fourth Avenue

Date: 1925
Description: View of a row of businesses on Fourth Avenue, including Warren Cafe, Wang's Rexall Drug Store, Wisconsin Power & Light, a restaurant, and a hotel.
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Baraboo Corner Drug Store

Date: 1915
Description: A man stands outside the doorway of The Corner Drug Store, corner of 3rd and Oak Streets. On the side of the building is a large advertisement for Owl & O...
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Cleopatra's Needle

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Description: Devil's Lake Vicinity, Cleopatra's Needle. Man standing on top of needle.
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Baraboo International Harvester Dealership

Date: 1931
Description: Two employees standing along the storefront of an International Harvester dealership owned by the Schwartz Bros. The dealership sold McCormick-Deering farm...
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Bird's-Eye View of Baraboo in Sauk County, Wisconsin

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...
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Baraboo, Wis. County Seat of Sauk Co.

Date: 1886
Description: Bird's-eye map of Baraboo with inset of Devil's Lake, the south and east sides of the commercial square, the First National Bank, and the Warren House hote...
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Tandem Zebra Team

Date: 1909
Description: Two men sit in a two-wheeled buggy hooked up to zebras, next to a fence near the Ring Barn on the left (which is still standing), with several male spectat...

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