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Wagon and Wheels

Date: 1962-06-19 ca.

Description: Old fire fighting equipment outdoors at the "Pioneer Village," a tourist attraction.

Date: 1954-06 

Description: Construction equipment on a pontoon in the Wisconsin River during construction of the Wisconsin Dells bridge. Cars can be seen on the old railroad bridge i...

Larger Than Life Images of Animals and Produce

Learn about the tall-tale postcard industry and the career of photographer Alfred Stanley Johnson, Jr.

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Facade of the Farmers and Merchants Union Bank, a Louis H. Sullivan building.

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Description: Stereoview of three fashionably-dressed people seated at High Rock looking down over the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Portrait of farmer seated beside barn.

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Sugar Bowl

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Sugar Bowl rock formation on the Wisconsin River. The photograph caption reads "Camera Works by Sweet MPLS."

Date: 1952-01-04 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. John Rogers and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kimball, members of the John Rogers curling rink of Portage, pose at the second annual mixed bonspiel spons...

Date: 1930 

Description: Interior of a living room at Walmar Lodge. The room includes: wood and wicker chairs, a piano, a fireplace, a bookshelf, a desk, a rug and a lamp.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men posed in front of the partially constructed "Apollo No. 1" steamboat.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across lawn of a cottage at Buckminster Rooms and Cottage. There are striped awnings on the windows. A barn is in the background.

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Indian Agency House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An interior view of the parlor in the Indian Agency House.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A streetcar apparently zips along down the center of Broadway, the town's main thoroughfare. The structure with the awning (to the right of the old bank bu...

Photograph

Paulina Bunyan

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Description: Woman dressed as Paulina Bunyan (female version of Paul Bunyan) standing in the Minirama recreation of the Wisconsin Dells. She holds an axe in one hand an...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Either Pat Ferreri or Phil Upchurch, playing 12-string guitar for psychedelic soul band Rotary Connection, on stage at the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1978-10-28 before

Description: Menu from the Jamieson House, with decorative borders featuring putti holding a platter of meat, wine cellar keys, and a basket of wines; decanting wine fr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sitting on large log (left to right): Ruth Bennett, Evelina Bennett, and Miriam Bennett. The Larks Hotel is in the background.

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"The Mud King"

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A bearded young man, Michael McCormick of Madison, was crowned "The Mud King." He is covered in dark mud from the banks of nearby Rowan Creek and is standi...

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Mouth Rood's Glen

Date: 1881-03-21 ca.

Description: A man rows a small boat through Mouth Rood's Glen. Behind the boat a portable darkroom tent is set up.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two unidentified adults behind Cary Bass, holding a cane and standing next to his sister Everetta Bass. Their mother, Ada Bass stands apart on the left. Th...

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