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An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Date: 1926 

Description: Exterior view of a cottage with three entrances. Two hotel maids are seated on the porch. There is another cottage on the right.

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Dells Farm Resort

Date: 1927 

Description: Two-story building with a wrap-around porch and a balcony. Includes a number of guest rooms with separate entrances.

Date: 1926 

Description: View up slope towards two small cottages at the Coldwater Canyon Hotel. A man with a tennis racket is seated on the porch of the cottage on the left.

Date: 1944 

Description: Two people walk down the driveway of the Dell View Hotel on a winter day. The photo was taken by Ruth Bennett Dyer.

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Dells Farm Resort

Date: 1927 

Description: View across road of a large cottage with a front porch on the right, with two people sitting in a lawn chair in front. Down the hill on the left behind tre...

Date: 1926 

Description: View of grounds with a large guest cottage with large front porch on the right. On the left is a three-story structure shaped like a tower.

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Birchcliff Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across road towards the stone steps leading up a hill to the main building of the Birchcliff Hotel. A lawn swing is on top of the hill to the left of...

Date: 1944 

Description: Exterior view of Dell View Hotel driveway on a winter day. A snow-covered stone gargoyle statue is in the foreground. The photo was taken by Ruth Bennett D...

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Description: View of a Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indian woman in traditional dress. The woman stands on stone steps, surrounded by flowers and trees.

Date: 1926 

Description: Schofield Cottage Hotel and driveway with an automobile parked near the porte-cochere. There are striped awnings over the windows on both the first and sec...

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Ravenswood Hotel

Date: 1924 

Description: Three-quarter view of the Ravenswood Hotel surrounded by pine trees. There is a screened porch and a balcony above. An automobile is parked on the side in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across lawn of the Pine Grove Hotel, a two to three-story building with a large, wrap-around porch. There are pine trees and a lawn swing in the yard....

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Walmar Lodge

Date: 1926 

Description: View from below of Walmar Lodge. A hammock is in the foreground.

Date: 1930 

Description: View up drive of the main building at Dells Farm Resort. Two stone pylons with lamps are on either side of the drive. A barn is behind the main building.

Date: 1929 

Description: Exterior view of a stone building which has a steep, tiled roof, and an awning over the open doorway under the "Wee Hoose" sign. In front are pumps for She...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of two Native American men wearing feathers and beadwork who are standing in front of a teepee, which has a thunderbird symbol inside, seen throug...

Date: 1926 

Description: Tree-quarter view of Edgewood Valley Resort, a stone dwelling with guest rooms. A woman and three girls are standing in the yard.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cabin with a stone chimney at the Birchcliff Hotel.

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Breezy Hill Cabins

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two guest cabins, with stone steps leading up to them. A lawn swing is behind bushes, and an automobile is parked on the left.

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