Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: Camping site with Volkswagen vans and tents. People are milling around the camping area of the Sound Storm music festival. "Speed Kills" is painted on the...


Canal Locks

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The government canal locks.


Newman's Drive-In

Date: 1960-07 

Description: Newman's Drive-In with Free Root Beer sign and waitress.

Date: 1927 

Description: View of the main building at the Grandview Hotel. There are women posed on the porch and on the lawn near the front walk.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a fisherman with his lure, spear, and catch.


Dell Creek Bridge

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View from river of Dell Creek bridge with bluff and birch trees on the left.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereographic image of two men laying on the beach, and three rowboats at the shore.


Fort Dells

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: An architect's model of Fort Dells. This is not an accurate historical reconstruction, but was built as a tourist attraction. There was never an actual for...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: Elevated view of the Grateful Dead mid-performance as viewed from scaffolding above the stage, in front of rows of speakers and amplifiers. Audience member...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Peter Obranovich (better known at the time as "Pete Bobo"), promoter for the festival, wearing a blue and yellow bucket hat, standing on the side of the st...

Date: 1849 

Description: Pencil sketch of a cross-section of the Dells of the Wisconsin River.


Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 

Description: Postcard reproduction of an oil painting of Fort Winnebago, which was built in 1827 by Major William Whistler and a detachment of the First Infantry.

Date: 1926 

Description: View of the "Davenport" guest cottage. There is an entrance in front and a screened-in porch. In the background on the left is another guest cottage named...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereographic view of a cave, where a man sits in a canoe.

Date: 1929 

Description: Two small guest cottages on the side of a road. A well is on the right, and a birdhouse is on the left near a bench. The White House hotel is across the ro...


Description: Letterhead of the Beaver Canning Company of Randolph, Wisconsin, packers of peas and sweet corn, with three beavers perched on a branch overhanging the wat...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Group of tourists and crew members on the bow deck of the DELL QUEEN, an excursion boat that operated on the Wisconsin River at Wisconsin Dells.


Portage Canal

Date: 1915 ca.

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


Ho-Chunk Boy

Date: 1946-07-24 

Description: Unidentified boy, probably at Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indian Village.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Close-up of an unidentified singer performing with an unidentified band on stage at night at the Sound Storm music festival.

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