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Portage Canal

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Steamboats docked in the Portage Canal, which was hand dug beginning in 1849 and completed in 1851. There are industrial buildings on either side of the ca...

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Portage Canal

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view of the canal locks of the Portage Canal.

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Oak Park Cabins

Date:  

Description: Interior of a room at Oak Park Cabins.

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Street Scene

Date: 1911 

Description: View down Main Street. The shops along the street include: Everson and Hinrich's grocery store, Perry Music House, and Bon Ton Restaurant. A man poses with...

Date: 1953-11 

Description: Captain Leo Lewis, inspector-instructor at the Naval-Marine Corps Reserve Training Center in Madison, explains the bolt operation of a rifle to Mrs. Paul B...

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Green Corn Dance

Date: 1952 

Description: Slightly elevated view of the performance at the Stand Rock Indian Ceremonial. A group of men, women and children are performing the Green Corn Dance, movi...

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Practical Joke

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Mounted on a ladder, a man is poised to empty a bucket onto the open umbrella of a man sitting on a sidewalk bench.

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US Pure Tour Van

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: The touring van with trailer for US Pure parked near the backstage area of the Sound Storm music festival. Two people standing outside the van ere roadies...

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Portage Canal

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Portage canal looking east from the Canal Bridge.

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Abandoned Barn

Date: 1960 

Description: Exterior view of a barn on an abandoned farm.

Date: 1906 

Description: Promotional brochure for the Wisconsin Dells (then known as Kilbourn) issued by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway. The railroad illustrated many of...

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Rebellion Sculpture

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph of a sculpture entitled Rebellion which depicts a woman trying to show a baby, who is hiding his eyes, his reflection in a hand mirror.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: This street map was likely given out by the Rebholz Company: Clothiers and Furnishers. The map shows labeled streets, train tracks, Silver Lake, Mud Lake,...

Date: 1927 

Description: The general store and boat tour ticket selling counter. A man and a dog are posing in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man stands on the shoreline with a boat near the rock formations in the Sugar Bowl.

Date:  

Description: Exterior of the Dell House.

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Ticket Seller

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A man operates a ticket booth in the Wisconsin Dells. He is playing a card game, probably solitaire, on the counter.

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Olson's Woodlawn

Date: 1931 

Description: View from street of Olson's Woodlawn Rooms, a large brick building with striped awnings over some of the windows on the first floor. A low stone wall is on...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This map includes a sheet index showing streets, proposed streets, the high school, and railroad.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A group of young audience members crowd around the front of a large tent (possibly the "bummer tent" for people going through bad drug experiences) at the...

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