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Description: A landscape photograph near Hillside Home school, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the railroad tracks around the East Shore of the lake in Devil's Lake State Park. Telephone poles appear between the tracks and th...

An Inventive and Imaginative Photographer

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

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A shepherd with a crook watches his flock in a wooded area beside a pond. His sheep dog rests beside him.

Photograph

"Place of Hawks"

Date: 1940 after

Description: An exterior view of August Derleth's home, "Place of Hawks", seen from the garden and partially obscured by trees. The house was built in 1940.

Date: 1906 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the public school, a large brick building with a turret in the corner.

Date: 1927 

Description: A man stands on a wooden dock near a tour boat. The sign on top of the boat advertises "Summer Homesites."

Date: 1928 

Description: View down valley of a procession of hundreds of pilgrims walking up the hill to St. Anne's Chapel which is lined with Stations of the Cross. The crowd is w...

Photograph

Down the Valley

Date:  

Description: A landscape photograph of the valley off of Whittier Hill at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunt...

Date: 1931 

Description: View of the entrance to the Devi-Bara Resort. There is sign on the fence that reads, "Saddle Horses - 1/2 block" and another sign on a tree denoting that t...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1921 

Description: View down Main Street. Hotels are on both sides. Designated parking is in the center of the street. A department store and an eating establishment are on t...

Photograph

Parked Tractor

Date: 1962-05-20 ca.

Description: A parked tractor on a street near industrial buildings.

Photograph

"Colsac II" Ferry

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: View from road of the ferry "Colsac II" arriving at the shoreline of the Wisconsin River, with an automobile on the right waiting to board.

Date: 1921 

Description: Water pouring between the logs of the Mirror Lake Dam. The opposite shoreline has trees and plants covering a steep, rocky cliff.

Date: 2008 

Description: Felix Ohrlien's gas station, at 105 Water Street, was built in 1944-45 and is still in use today, however it is now owned and operated by Dick Ambrose, who...

Photograph

Rock Scenery

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of house and farm buildings in Ableman with a rocky hill in the background.

Date: 1931 

Description: A man and his dog are on the lawn in front of a house. A wooden sign reads, "Cottage and Rooms for Rent." Another sign below advertises for "N.F. Sherman 2...

Date: 1900-10 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., waving a flag from the back of a train as he campaigns for governor.

Date: 1917 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the central business district. The street is lined with businesses and street lamps. A man and a dog are in front of the bank on...

Date: 1963-07-27 ca.

Description: View from a small pier on Devil's Lake, looking south.

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