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Date: 1913 

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

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...

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.

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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...

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Description: View down a long room with beds lined up in rows along the sides for Civilian Conservation Corps members at Camp Petenwell. There is a woodburning stove in...

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...

Photograph

Lumber Mill Workers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of men, a boy, and horses posed among piles of logs and lumber. A bicycle is in the foreground, and a steam engine is in the background.

Photograph

Scene at Unity Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a row of tents at Unity Park. One offering Psychic Services for $1.

Photograph

Washing Hands

Date: 1885 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of an elevated view of a camp scene. Tents are pitched in rows with roads in between. Soldiers walk along the roads. Two soldiers si...

Photograph

National Guard Band

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard band pose with their instruments at Camp Douglas.

Date: 1907-07-08 

Description: Colorized postcard of a group of women visiting soldiers in a camp. They are seated on folding chairs next to a tent. One soldier is seated with them, othe...

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...

Photograph

Salter Gravemarker

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Salter marker between Necedah and New Lisbon, marks spot where some Indians killed a Mrs. George Salter on June 13, 1863. Mr. Salter had a log tavern here...

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

Sawmill in Necedah

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men working outdoors in the snow. Large logs are stacked and ready to be cut. There are two steam or coal-powered machines in the background runni...

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Description: Portrait of Josh Sanford in Native American dress as a child. Sanford served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and is credited with being the only Native A...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the Union Railroad depot. A railroad worker stands on the tracks, one man walks on the platform with his baggage and two men sit on a...

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior of the Travelers Home Hotel. A car is parked alongside the hotel.

Postcard

Lone Rock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of Lone Rock. Trees appear on top and around the base. Handwritten at foot, "Lone Rock. Camp Douglas, Wis."

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