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Photograph

Aiming a Cannon

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Gaurdsmen gathered around a cannon, possibly positioning it to aim at a target.

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

Unloading Horses

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of horses being unloaded from railroad cars by soldiers. The image was probably taken from on top of the train.

An Inventive and Imaginative Photographer

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

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View down Main Street. The wide street has cars and trucks parked along the curbs on both sides. The Elroy Post Office is on the corner on the right. Furth...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guardsmen standing in two rows for inspection. There are trees and bluffs in the background.

Photograph

Rock Formation

Date:  ca.

Description: A large rock formation in the countryside.

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: Postcard printed in brown ink of a line of soldiers in uniform hiking in a column. They have bedrolls over their shoulders. Towards the rear are soldiers o...

Photograph

Catholic Church

Date: 1925 

Description: A side view of a Catholic church. Narrow, arched stained-glass windows. Stairs leading up to the entrance. A car is parked by the side entrance with a ceme...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: View across river of the Model Roller Mills, with the date 1884, with a railroad trestle is on the left. The mill wheel is turning.

Date: 1960-09-25 ca.

Description: A cemetery for pets near Highway 58. Each burial plot is marked with a small wooden cross. Additionally, several plots have accompanying makeshift tombston...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Chicago North Western Railroad Roundhouse in Elroy. There are several train cars sitting on multiple sets of railroad tracks on the left. There...

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.

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...

Photograph

Military Officers

Date:  ca.

Description: Two military officers, Major Mahoney and H. Schildhauer stand, in a field with small saplings.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from side of railroad tracks of a train at the depot. A few men stand on the platform, and a man is pulling a luggage cart.

Date:  

Description: Group of men posing in a field. There are two trucks parked behind the group, and axes are propped up in the foreground.

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...

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