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Postcard

Brick Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of the Brick Hotel (possibly the Mlakar Hotel). A large porch wraps the first floor and trees and shrubs can be seen. Text in red...

Date: 1911 

Description: A decommissioned Civil War cannon at Courthouse Park.

Date: 1911 

Description: Exterior of the Methodist Evangelical Church. A small boy sits on the curb along the cobblestone street outside the building. Next door to the church is Ho...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Hospital Crew of the 1st Wisconsin Regiment. Two men wear canteens and bags. Others wear straps around their necks that were...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of Main Street. On the left is E.J. Anthony, Barber, with a barber pole in front of the building. Other businesses can be seen, many wit...

Postcard

Signal Rock

Date: 1908-09-08 

Description: Photographic postcard of Signal Rock. Trees are in the foreground and on the the hill. Text below reads, "Signal Rock, Camp Douglas, Wis."

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A laughing and smiling crowd of people surrounds a sack race at the Harvest Festival. Across the street is a storefront with a sign for DeLaval Cream Separ...

Photograph

Catholic Church

Date: 1911 

Description: View down street towards the exterior of the Catholic Church, where a horse is tied to a tree nearby.

Date: 1913-09-05 

Description: Wisconsin's first air fatality was P.C. Davis, an exhibition pilot from Chicago, who died as a result of injuries sustained during an aerial performance in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a long line of soldiers standing in rows in front of tents at Camp Douglas.

Date:  ca.

Description: A line of pitched tents at a Fort Douglas encampment. The encampment is occupied by Company A, 3rd Regiment.

An Inventive and Imaginative Photographer

Learn about H.H. Bennett, the 19th-century photographer of Wisconsin Dells landscapes.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Methodist Episcopal Church with trees in the background.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view from sidewalk of a crowd of men, women and children gathered about the stalls at the Hustler Harvest Festival. On the left side thre...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guard members at the firing range. In the foreground, one man fires as two others watch. Several similar groups can be seen in the backg...

Date: 1935-05-17 

Description: View of an abandoned home and barn behind a post fence.

Photograph

Lighting Plant

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man stands in front of the small building with a bicycle parked behind him, and a house in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three women and a young man pose in front of the wood door of a brick building. The man stands behind the three woman, and is wearing a hat, suit coat and...

Date: 1936-10-04 

Description: Senator Robert M. La Follette, Jr., speaking to a Progressive Party rally at Mauston, Wisconsin. Bob, Jr., became senator after the death of his father, R...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of cabins in front of a bluff, perhaps Castle Rock. A larger building is visible to the right. Text on bottom reads, "Castle Rock...

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