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An Inventive and Imaginative Photographer

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

Photograph

Resting Soldiers

Date:  ca.

Description: Soldiers resting on the grass at Camp Douglas. In the background are tents pitched among trees.

Photograph

Mock Battle

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: View down hill of the 3rd Regiment enacting a mock battle in an open, rural area.

Date: 1913 

Description: A view of the sanitarium with men in rocking chairs on the lawn. A garden hose in the foreground.

Date: 1917 

Description: Copy photograph of an exterior view of two men in military uniform posing sitting on the ground. Identified as William and George Taylor at Camp Douglas.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: An Paige automobile with six people in it is stopped outside the toll house on the Juneau County side at the foot of the rock. There is a lantern and a roc...

Date:  

Description: Group of men posing in two rows in a field. The men sitting and crouching in the front row are wearing folded down rubber boots. The men standing behind th...

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1925 

Description: The public school, a two-story brick building with tall windows in the front but not on the side. A bell above the entrance. A shed to the left.

Photograph

Wonewoc

Date: 1858 

Description: An ambrotype of Wonewoc.

Photograph

Washing Hands

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guard members washing their hands in metal pans before a meal.

Photograph

Cutting Ice

Date:  

Description: View from ice of men from the CCC group at Camp Petenwell cutting ice. Three men stand on the ice on the right. A steep bank surrounds the icy water. Men a...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A group of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) men working in a field. On a rough road are three trucks. Two of the trucks have large groups of men in them....

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...

Photograph

Bird's Eye View

Date: 1913 

Description: A bird's eye view of the central business district. A river winding through the background. A building with a belfry in the foreground.

Postcard

Rocks

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of a rock spire with four men posing in various places. Trees are in the background. Text at foot, "Rocks, Camp Douglas."

Photograph

North Main Street

Date: 1890 before

Description: View down unpaved street, which has numerous horse-drawn vehicles parked along the curbs. People are on the street and sidewalk, with a larger group and a...

Postcard

Just Arrived

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of passenger train cars that have just arrived. A crowd of people are lined up waiting for the passengers to disembark, and some are...

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...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1911 after

Description: A view down Main Street in Camp Douglas.

Photograph

Old Mill

Date: 1930 

Description: The rear of the Lemonweir River flour mill and its water reservoir.

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