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Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph of two men in a canoe looking out from Boat Cave.

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."

Map or Atlas

Kilbourn City, Wis.

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kilbourn City, now known as Wisconsin Dells. Kilbourn City was platted in the 1850s and received a boost when the La Crosse and Milwaukee...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Geoff Cook, wearing a headband and a jacket, stands on the Sound Storm stage near stacks of speakers with another festival staff member. He was the festiva...

Photograph

The Dixon

Date: 1931 

Description: Exterior view of The Dixon, a Victorian-era house with guest rooms.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Lead singer Barbara Swenson of Northern Comfort clapping on stage with a microphone stand in the foreground. A guitarist is in the background.

Date: 1950-05-24 

Description: A view of downtown, including the official Dells ticket office. In the foreground a man sits on a bench reading a newspaper, and other pedestrians are walk...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Black and white ink drawing of an old wooden well.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Ravenswood Hotel set amongst the pines, with a large screened porch and balcony above. Benches are along a stone wall in front of a st...

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Description: An Indian man and boy in native garb stand on High Rock with the Wisconsin River in the background. The man is pointing towards the left and holding a bow...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: The Grateful Dead featuring Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Bob Weir, and Jerry Garcia, performing on stage with the sun setting behind them. Ron...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men climbing Cleft Rock on East Bluff. Devil's Lake is in the background.

Photograph

Merry Go Round

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: A man wearing a hat pushes a rig similar to a horse mill to give four children a ride on a merry go round in the Columbus Park. The children are seated on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The "Outside Inn" cottage at the Schofield Hotel. Flowers are next to the porch, which wraps around two sides, and there is a small building in the back on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large group of well-dressed tourists pose on the decks of the steamboat Apollo. A few men are posing on a landing below steep stairs that run alon...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: Side view from stage of Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart playing drums on stage with the Grateful Dead while Phil Lesh stands between them. Behind the band...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from street of the Shell Station at Wee Hoose.

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Description: Stone building through trees.

Photograph

Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across front lawn of a two-story hotel with porches and balconies. An addition built on the right side has a screened-in porch.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Peter Obranovich (better known at the time as "Pete Bobo"), promoter for the festival, on horseback talking to festival staff at the Sound Storm music fest...

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