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Photograph

Mlakar Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view over railroad tracks of the Mlakar Hotel near a train station. A man sits on the porch of the hotel.

Date: 1900-07 

Description: View across field of a deserted cabin at Camp Douglas. Another group of cabins are behind a fence on the right. Trees and foliage are in the background.

Photograph

Target Rock

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a large rock formation. There is a fence in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man with a tractor attempts to pull a truck out of deep mud. Two men stand on the bed of the truck, and another man sits on the front of the tractor. The...

An Inventive and Imaginative Photographer

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

Photograph

Wonewoc

Date: 1858 

Description: An ambrotype of Wonewoc.

Photograph

Filling a Cup

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guardsmen in full gear. One man in the foreground fills a tin cup from a spigot.

Postcard

Long Bluff

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard elevated view over field of Long Bluff. Trees and a watchtower are on top of the bluff. In the lower left corner is a long building w...

Date: 1935-05-17 

Description: Will Morrow (in a hat) and J.T. Samson, United States Resettlement Administration field workers, using shovels and boards to extract a vehicle from a muddy...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: The Hustler Harvest Festival featured the giveaway of a 1922 Packard touring automobile donated by Morg Rider, a dealer for Studebaker, Reo, Nash, Chevrole...

Photograph

Main Street North

Date:  

Description: View down unpaved street towards many businesses: Carl Olson Shoe Store, Wakeman's Pharmacy, Jay Jennings, dentist, O.G.H. Parman, Badger Hardware, L.G. Bi...

Date: 1924 

Description: Panoramic view of the 32nd Company W.N.G. (Wisconsin National Guard). Depicts company members, including two cooks (left panel), and small tanks spaced un...

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date: 1925 

Description: View down tracks towards a depot with an oncoming train arriving from the opposite direction. On the left side of the tracks opposite the depot is a shelte...

Date: 1978-10-10 

Description: Margaret Kocher and Richard Retzlaff of Wonewoc posing in front of their 100-year-old barn. "People are always saying we should tear it down because it's t...

Date: 1937 

Description: Castle Rock. Castle Rock is an example of a monadnock or inselberg, a geological formation common in northern and central Wisconsin.

Date: 1935-05-17 

Description: View of abandoned homes and other structures.

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Description: Five men from the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp Petenwell stand together and smile for the camera. They are posed in front of a truck which is parked ne...

Date: 1912-06-17 

Description: Colorized postcard of Signal Rock, Natural Arch. A man stands at the foot, gazing to the right. Trees are visible above and below. Text at foot on left sid...

Postcard

Devil's Monument

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of Devil's Monument. Trees appear on both sides. Text handwritten at foot, "Devil's Monument, Camp Douglas, Wis."

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.

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