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Map or Atlas

Kilbourn City, Wis.

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kilbourn City, now known as Wisconsin Dells. Kilbourn City was platted in the 1850s and received a boost when the La Crosse and Milwaukee...

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of Rood's Glen. A boy plays with a toy boat at bottom left while two men and a woman talk at bottom right. Two other figures can be seen in t...

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 men working on rafts.

Photograph

Kilbourn Bridge

Date: 1878 

Description: Kilbourn Bridge at the Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.

Date: 1896 

Description: Elevated panoramic view of a section of the Wisconsin Dells and the Wisconsin River visible from the "Sliding Rock." In the lower left hand corner the word...

Photograph

Kilbourn Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Kilbourn Bridge.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a group of men "witching up."

Date: 1849 

Description: Pencil sketch of a cross-section of the Dells of the Wisconsin River.

Photograph

Alexander Mitchell

Date: 1882-09-03 

Description: Elevated view of the steamboat Alexander Mitchell and the back of a second unidentified steamboat at a dock. Captain Dave and most of the passengers...

Date: 1856 

Description: This plat shows block and lot numbers and land reserved for a railroad and passenger depot. The map includes certifications and registration. Kilbourn City...

Date: 1877 

Description: View of the lower level of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad bridge at the Wisconsin Dells that would have been used by pedestrians and horse-d...

Date: 1879 

Description: Stereograph of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Rear view of Old Abe perched on a cannon, with his head turned to the right. Include...

Photograph

Rafts Below Dam

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A fleet of rafts on the Wisconsin River below the Kilbourn dam.

Date: 1888 

Description: Members of the Kilbourn Broom Brigade on the Alexander Mitchell steamboat in the Dells. Members of the group include: Minnie Smith, Mary Sterlie, Ru...

Date: 1875 

Description: Exterior of the front and east side of the Bennett Studio when it was new, showing the skylight and the revolving print house. There is a large windmill be...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view from shoreline of the rock formation in the dalles of the Wisconsin River. A man is paddling a canoe in the foreground. Printed...

Date: 1874-01-01 

Description: Page from H.H. Bennett's studio inventory of 1874. The spread shows the inventory and value of items in the printing and furnishing room and on the exterio...

Date: 1890-03-25 

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of formally-dressed Henry Hamilton Bennett. This is his wedding portrait, which was made when he married Eva...

Date: 1895 

Description: Munger's Mill and dam, with men standing on and around the dam.

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