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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...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: A view of the canal locks of the Portage Canal.
Description: Interior of a room at Oak Park Cabins.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: The Portage canal looking east from the Canal Bridge.
Description: Exterior view of a barn on an abandoned farm.
Description: Promotional brochure for the Wisconsin Dells (then known as Kilbourn) issued by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway. The railroad illustrated many of...
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,...
Description: The general store and boat tour ticket selling counter. A man and a dog are posing in the foreground.
Description: A man stands on the shoreline with a boat near the rock formations in the Sugar Bowl.
Description: Exterior of the Dell House.
Description: A man operates a ticket booth in the Wisconsin Dells. He is playing a card game, probably solitaire, on the counter.
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.
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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