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Purdy House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Purdy house.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Steamboats Alexander Mitchell and Eolah alongside rocks, with passengers posed on the Alexander Mitchell.

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Abandoned Farm

Date: 1960-09-04 ca.

Description: Exterior view of an abandoned, two-story farmhouse. A large tree is in the foreground. The base of a windmill is on the left, with a water pump stamped "Hu...

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: 1935-11 

Description: Typewritten playbill for the puppet show "Ocean Treasure" written and produced by Miriam Bennett.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: View from audience of an unidentified band performing on stage at night at the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1927 

Description: A collection of views of a guest house at Broadway at Capitol, and sites around the Dells, including: The Narrows of the Dells of the Wisconsin River, Stan...

Photograph

Fleet of Boats

Date:  

Description: The Upper Dells Fleet on review.

Date: 1925 

Description: View from road of two of the Colburn guest cottages. A lake or pond is in the background.

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, keyboardist and percussionist for the Grateful Dead, sitting at his keyboard mid-performance, playing a tambourine. His t-shirt read...

Date: 1929 

Description: Ceremonial performers in traditional Indian costume pose near a steamboat.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Bikers wash on the bank of Rowan Creek near York Farm during the Sound Storm music festival. One of the bikers is naked from the waist down and wearing a d...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men playing tennis on the Birchcliff Hotel tennis court. Another group of guests are playing croquet on the lawn in the background. People relax on cha...

Date: 1953-11 

Description: Russ Beach of Madison receives coaching on the firing line at the Winnequah Gun Club near Lodi during a gun safety session for hunters. The instructor is N...

Date: 1970-04-24 

Description: Chicago R&B singer Baby Huey leaning against a car with his trumpeter, (likely Rick Marcotte) and conga player, (possibly Plato Jones) who is wearing an Am...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Henry Hamilton Bennett stands with his camera on a platform. He built the platform in order to take photographs of passengers in the boats that toured the...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A view of the office of the Wisconsin State Resister.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Illinois Speed Press performing on stage at night during the Sound Storm music festival.

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Ticket Seller

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A man operates a ticket booth in the Wisconsin Dells. He is playing a card game, probably solitaire, on the counter.

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