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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View along shoreline towards Echo Rock on Mirror Lake.

Photograph

Ferry at Merrimac

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Colsac Ferry across the Wisconsin River at Merrimac.

Photograph

Lock at Power Dam

Date: 1914-03-11 

Description: Looking upstream (north) through the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. The power house is on the left. The flow of the river has been diverted through the...

Map or Atlas

Baraboo Map

Date:  date unknown

Description: Map of Baraboo and its surroundings, showing the ancient mound city, the water power, and thoroughfares, drawn by William H. Canfield. Canfield includes sk...

Postcard

High School

Date: 1909 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the high school.

Date: 1961-11-11 ca.

Description: View of a large, tree-lined field. In the foreground, a small, bare tree grows amidst thick shrubbery.

Date: 1911-06 ca.

Description: Workmen pose during construction of the temporary steam power plant at the Prairie du Sac dam. These engines provided electric power for the construction...

Date: 1912-04-13 

Description: The concrete mixer stands near the newly poured east shore abutment while men work nearby. Reinforcing rods protrude from the abutment.

Photograph

Dairy Days Parade

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Bernard Arms holding a firearm poses on a parade float decorated in an autumn theme, including a stuffed bear, fox, and squirrel. The parade was a part of...

Photograph

The Grand Regatta

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." Spectators sit on the railroad bed at Devil's Lake.

Photograph

Cleopatra's Needle

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of Cleopatra's Needle with Devil's Lake in the background.

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1937 

Description: Water Street, looking north. On the right is the Up-To-Date Auto Company.

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Color postcard of the lake viewed through the trees from the West Bluff in Devil's Lake State Park.

Date: 1952-01-03 

Description: Dining room in the ranch-style home of Harold Baumgartner at 240 South Oak Street, showing dining table and chairs and a buffet.

Date: 1922 

Description: View of the approach to the Wisconsin River bridge.

Date: 1861 

Description: This map shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, rural residences, schools, churches, and topography. Also included are inset maps o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down dirt road of the tourist camp with cottages. There is a building for men's and women's showers in the foreground, and a building marked "Toilet"...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Portrait of Alice Kent Trimpey, an authority and writer on American decorative arts and historic dolls.

Date: 1949-05-03 

Description: Bill Frazier, an all-state basketball player for Reedsburg High School, visits with Lavalle Junior High School principal, Franklin Head with students Roger...

An Inventive and Imaginative Photographer

Learn about H.H. Bennett, the 19th-century photographer of Wisconsin Dells landscapes.

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