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Wisconsin Dells Minirama

Date: August 26 1960
Description: Miniature model of the Wisconsin Dells. Goggled diver, Ollie Reese, swimming with Dells recreation boat. This completely landscaped exhibit was built to sc...
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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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Island Resorts at the Wisconsin Dells

Date: July 1927
Description: Car parked underneath the entrance gate to the Island Resort at the Wisconsin Dells, 25 miles from the Dells on Highway 12-16 near Mauston. Entrance gate a...
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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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10th Wisconsin Regiment Recruiting Poster

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Description: Recruiting poster that reads "302 Dollars or 402 Dollars for Veterans will be paid for Volunteers for the 10th Wis. Regiment".
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Bennett Studio Interior

Date: May 1912
Description: Interior of H.H. Bennett's studio gift shop with Indian souvenirs.
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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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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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Overhanging Rock at Black Hawk's Leap

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Description: View looking out from under Overhanging Rock toward Blackhawk's Leap.
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Yellow Thunder

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Description: Wah-con-ja-z-gah (Yellow Thunder), a 120-year-old Winnebago warrior chief, posing in front of a typical dwelling (chipoteke), with two men leaning against...
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Chapel Gorge Beach

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Description: Elevated view of the mouth of Chapel Gorge Beach showing a canoe at the shore.
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Secrets

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Description: White marble sculpture of two women. From the Layton Art Gallery Sculpture Hall. Faust and Marguerite.
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Edward Kremers & Friends in the Dells

Date: 1888
Description: Studio portrait of famed University of Wisconsin pharmacist, Edward Kremers, and several UW college friends on an outing to the Wisconsin Dells. Left to ri...

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