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Out of Boat Cave

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Description: Two men navigating their canoe through caves at the Wisconsin Dells.
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Excursion Boats at the Dells

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Description: Excursion boats at the Wisconsin Dells. Boats Eolah and Alexander Mitchell at mooring, with distinctive Dells rock formations in the backgrou...
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Excursion Boat at the Wisconsin Dells

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Description: The Alexander Mitchell excursion boat with passengers.
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Downriver from Grand Avenue Bridge

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Description: Schooners docked on river. The view is downriver from the Grand Avenue Bridge.
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Leaping the Chasm

Date: 1886
Description: Ashley Bennett, son of photographer H.H. Bennett, jumping to Stand Rock, caught in midair by the instantaneous shutter.
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Reliance Iron Works Interior

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Description: Interior of the Reliance Iron Works.
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Young Eagle

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Description: Posed portrait of Ho-Chunk man, Young Eagle, also called Chack-Scheb-Nee-Neik-Ah.
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Rafts Below Dam

Date: 1886
Description: A fleet of rafts on the Wisconsin River below the Kilbourn dam.
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Rowboats

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Description: Fleet of rowboats carrying men and women with umbrellas.
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The Old Dell House #1079

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Description: Stereograph of the exterior view of Old Dell House.
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Witches' Gulch with Steamboat Alexander Mitchell

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Description: Mouth of Witches' Gulch and downstream, viewed from cliff. Steamboat Alexander Mitchell at mouth of gulch. Four canoes on shore.
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Fountain Spring House

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Description: Exterior shot of the Fountain Spring House hotel.
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Children at the State School for the Blind

Date: 1893
Description: Students and adults of the State School for the Blind pose for a group portrait in front of the building.
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Lone Rock

Date: 1897
Description: A view of Lone Rock from below, with a canoe on the left-hand side of the image.
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"Dell Queen" entering the Narrows

Date: 1885
Description: Elevated view of the "Dell Queen" entering the Narrows via Devil's Elbow as Hattie and Nellie Bennett look on from an overlook on the shoreline.
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Raftsman's Series No. 1403: The Fleet Just Below The Dam In The Dells

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph view of several groups of men on rafts loaded with felled trees.
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Raftsman's Series No. 1425 : Handspiking Off A Bar. A Heavy Lift

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing knee deep in water using handspikes probably in an attempt to dislodge a lumber raft from a sandbar or from the shor...
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Raftsman's Series No. 1432 : Running The Kilbourn Dam, On Board The Raft

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph of a man on a lumber raft steering the raft through the rapids in the Wisconsin Dells.
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A.C. Bennett in Automobile at Kilbourn Bridge

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Description: A.C. Bennett posing in a car, which is parked in front of Kilbourn Bridge, with three other men. A man is standing at the front of the car and another is s...
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Ho-Chunk Men Playing Wah-koo-chad-ah

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Description: Six Ho-Chunk men are standing and kneeling around a blanket playing Wah-koo-chad-ah (Moccasin), a favorite game. A typical dwelling (chipoteke) is in the b...

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