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Description: Letterhead of the King's Gateway Hotel of Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin, with header and footer color views of the hotel and neighboring Gateway Inn. There are...

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Description: Letterhead of the King's Gateway Hotel in Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin, with header and footer views of the hotel and nearby Gateway Inn in color, and overlapp...

Photograph

Ferdinand Hotz

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Ferdinand Hotz poses on snowshoes at the base of a bluff. The Hotz cottage complex, built in 1912-3, is seen atop the bluff. The complex included three co...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The iceboat was built by the Ranke boys. There are about forty-nine people posed in front of the boat. Almost everyone is wearing ice skates. Names: Fred B...

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Description: A family with skiing equipment stands in front of a lodge in winter. View features a large multi-story lodge with many windows and evergreen trees.

Photograph

Boy Scout Sled Race

Date: 1953-01-24 

Description: Group of boy scouts lined up for Klondike Derby sled race, where the boys pulled the sleds, on Monona Golf Course. Nearly 300 scouts from the Dane County...

Photograph

Ice Fishing

Date: 1948-01-03 

Description: Ice fishing on Lake Mendota. A traffic problem was created in the village of Maple bluff during the weekend when hundreds of persons from all parts of sou...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men are standing in the snow in the woods. Each man is holding one traditional wooden snowshoe. The man on the left has a pipe in his mouth and is poin...

Photograph

Speed Skating Fall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two young speed skaters take a fall while racing.

Historical Essay

Curling in Wisconsin

Discover the rich history of the sport of curling in Wisconsin.

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Date: 1956-01-23 

Description: Two members of the West High School Girls' Curling Club demonstrate a sweeping technique. At left is Pat Thomson and right, Mary Stumpf.

Photograph

Boy Scout Sled Race

Date: 1953-01-24 

Description: Boy scout sled team participate in the Klondike Derby sled race, where the boys are pulling the sled, on Monona Golf Course, with Nichols School in the bac...

Date: 1959-01-05 

Description: "Bundle up Tight" is the theme of this tobogganing group as they don winter clothing in preparation for outdoor activities. Shown from left to right are Ma...

Photograph

Ice Fishing

Date: 1948-01-03 

Description: Hundreds of persons from all parts of southern Wisconsin descend on Lake Mendota to fish through the ice for perch and other pan fish. The picture was take...

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Description: St. Paul Ice Carnival, Toboggan Slide in Palace Grounds. People grouped to the side of toboggan tracks, on stairs and at the top of slide. Two toboggans wi...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A boy dressed in knickers clears the ice in preparation to fish next to his family's ice shanty.

Date: 1945-02-05 

Description: Four University of Wisconsin students participate in the the 13th Annual Winter Carnival held at the University of Wisconsin campus. Pictured seated on a t...

Photograph

Skiing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Skiers move down a snow-covered slope with trees lining either side.

Date: 1958-01-26 

Description: Amatuer photographers and ski jumping spectators Irv Jacobsen and Forest Bakken attend the Blackhawk Ski Club's 11th annual jumping tournament. Both men ho...

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