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Portage Canal

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Portage Canal.


Hile House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View from road of the Hile House, Kilbourn (now Wisconsin Dells). There is a belvedere in the center of the roof.

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: A helicopter drops papers onto the audience at the Sound Storm music festival. It was widely rumored that Ken Kesey was at the festival and that he dropped...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: General store and post office. Hans Johsnon, Newport's founder, is shown on the porch. The post office was established on October 17, 1882, with Johnson...


Setting Up Camp

Date: 1970-04-23 

Description: Three people set up a tent and campfire in the camping area of the Sound Storm music festival while the stage and other amenities are still under construct...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: View from audience of unidentified band performing on stage at night at the Sound Storm music festival. There is a large screen above the band with a psych...

Date: 1970-04-25 

Description: A group of bikers in leather jackets that read "Drifters MC Property of Sugar Bear" and "Drifters MC Rockford" seated in the Sound Storm audience.


Women on Cliff

Date: 1889-03-22 

Description: Evaline Helen Marshall and unidentified woman on a rock cliff over Devil's Lake.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Bikers wash on the bank of Rowan Creek near York Farm during the Sound Storm music festival. One of the bikers is naked from the waist down and wearing a d...

Date: 1970-04-24 ca.

Description: The guitarist for Baby Huey & the Babysitters, possibly Danny O'Neil, stands on stage playing a Gibson Les Paul guitar, wearing a wide brimmed hat and larg...


E. Stroede Cottage

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of small cottage made of cement blocks. There are convertible lounge chairs and flower boxes on the concrete porch. There is another building...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: View from above of a crowd of audience members, one of whom is wearing a green camouflage hat, dance at the Sound Storm music festival.


Aerial View of Town

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: An elevated view of Portage and it's vicinity.

Date: 1931 

Description: View of a beach with a group of sunbathers posing around a large billboard that reads: "The only safe clean sandy beach in the Dells."

Date: 1926 

Description: View across lawn of the main building and grounds at Butternut Lodge. Three young children are on are a lawn swing, and a man sits in a chair nearby.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of rock formations on the Wisconsin River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indian woman in traditional dress. The woman stands on stone steps, surrounded by flowers and trees.

Date: 1877 

Description: The Andrew Amundsen family is posed around a table adorned with a knit cloth. Andrew and his wife, Sarah, are in rocking chairs with cloths over the backs....


Chimney Rock

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and woman sit along the shoreline of the Wisconsin River near Chimney Rock.


Indian Agency House

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Indian Agency House near the site of Fort Winnebago. Interior view of the parlor.

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