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Photograph

Diamond Grotto

Date: 1881-03-21 ca.

Description: Four women gather in the Diamond Grotto, a notable land form in the Wisconsin Dells. There is a rustic bridge in the foreground.

Date: 1896 

Description: The photographer's father-in-law, Leroy J. Burlingame, with Everetta and Cary Bass and the dog, Cuff in the yard of a house. An unidentified woman stands...

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Steamboats docked in the Portage Canal, which was hand dug beginning in 1849 and completed in 1851. There are industrial buildings on either side of the ca...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing knee deep in water using handspikes probably in an attempt to dislodge a lumber raft from a sandbar or from the shor...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a man on the end of the raft as he prepares to pass through the water's rough rapids.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Ada Burlingame Bass, center, with her daughter Everetta, and parents Leroy J. (far left) and Alvina Burlingame (far right.) The other man and woman are un...

Photograph

Dr. Blake's Home

Date: 1877 

Description: View of Dr. Blake's (probably Samuel M.) house in Lodi or Prairie du Sac with a white picket fence in front of it. A man stands with a horse, Reaper Boy, i...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the Columbia County Court House and Post Office.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a fisherman with his lure, spear, and catch.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Church built in 1855 for First Presbyterian congregation. In May 1892, fire destroyed the interior. The congregation sold the damaged building to the Bapti...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the navy yard near Wisconsin Dells.

Date: 1869-09 

Description: Stereograph image of the body of Schuyler Gates near the mouth of Hurlbut Creek. The body is laying between the ruts of a rugged dirt road.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Columbia County Jail.

Date: 1875 

Description: Front and west side of Bennett Studio. There is a windmill behind the building.

Photograph

Purdy House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Purdy house.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Lodi School was a three-story brick Romanesque building with a small cupola, built in 1868. It burned on March 28, 1878. It was rebuilt by December 1878, b...

Date: 1891 

Description: H.H. Bennett advertising envelope addressed to William H. Metcalf of Milwaukee. The envelope bears an engraved image of people standing on top of Stand Roc...

Date: 1866-03-15 

Description: People gather the morning after a fire that destroyed Dixon's store as well as $100,000 worth of goods and eleven other places of business. The flames were...

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1836-11 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and is a plat of a paper city on the Wisconsin River, in what is now the Town of Dekorra. The map shows lot and block numb...

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