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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: 1926 

Description: The dining room at the lodge with a view of the Wisconsin River. The tables are set with white tablecloths, sugar bowls and salt and pepper shakers.

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Description: Swimming pool at Uphoff's Motel, with windows to street and lobby.

Date: 1931 

Description: Exterior view of Shady Lawn Rooms and Bath. There is a lawn swing and a tire swing in the lawn. On the porch is a porch swing. Firewood is stacked by the f...

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Description: Kilbourn. Broadway before fire in 1866.

Date: 1929 

Description: Guest cottage at Spring Brook Farm Resort, with three entrances. A group of people are posed on the porch.

Date: 1926 

Description: A man and two women sit on the second story balcony of the "Honeymoon Inn" at the Kriegl Farm Resort.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view through trees of the main lodge at Trout Lake Resort. A driveway is in front of the entrance which has a half-circular window above the door.

Date: 1931 

Description: View from street of private home in a residential neighborhood with rooms available to tourists. There are flower boxes on the railing of the porch.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a fleet of "Ducks," amphibious vehicles at the Duck Dock from which tours are launched.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Fort Dells

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: An architect's model of Fort Dells. This is not an accurate historical reconstruction, but was built as a tourist attraction. There was never an actual for...

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: 1925 

Description: Elevated view from hill of Meadow Brook Resort. The main building is on the left and the annex is on the right. There is an automobile parked in the drivew...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Wisconsin River, seen through trees over a low stone wall, from the grounds of the Ravenswood Hotel. There are benches along the stone-lined wa...

Date: 1926 

Description: Guest cottage with two doors in front, and a man sitting on the stoop. There are automobiles parked on the left.

Date: 1930 

Description: A man and four women pose at the exterior of a log cabin with a "chateau" sign over the entrance.

Date: 1926 

Description: Group of people posed on the steps and porch of a cottage. The cottage has a wrap-around porch, and there is a swing between two trees on the left. A man a...

Date: 1931 

Description: Annex with guest rooms, with screened porch and a screened balcony.

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.
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