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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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Cedar Bark Lodge

Date: 1910
Description: Group of five people, (includes Jesse Stone, Mrs. Abernathy, A.G. Hull, Leo Capser, and Captain Angus) standing in front of Cedar Bark Lodge on Hermit Isla...
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Unidentified Group at Bird's Nest Resort

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Description: Unidentified group of people posed in front of Bird's Nest Resort.
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Unidentified Family at Bird's Nest Resort

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Description: Unidentified family seated on the steps of the Bird's Nest Resort.
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Unidentified Porch

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Description: Unidentified porch with chairs.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Madison, Wisconsin and Its Surroundings

Date: 1870
Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison. The Lakeside House resort is in the foreground, which burned in 1877, in what is now Olin Park.
Map or Atlas

Lakes Region of Waukesha County, Wisconsin

Date: 1911
Description: Colored bird's-eye map of Oconomowoc and the Lakes Region, Waukesha County. Looking North from Government Hill. Location key below image identifies 24 Hote...
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Baraboo, Wis. County Seat of Sauk Co.

Date: 1886
Description: Bird's-eye map of Baraboo with inset of Devil's Lake, the south and east sides of the commercial square, the First National Bank, and the Warren House hote...
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Wisconsin Dells Advertisement

Date: 1928
Description: "The Dells", a brochure issued by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul and Pacific Railroad to advertise the Wisconsin Dells, a destination only five hours fr...
Postcard

Whitefish Bay Street Railroad

Date: 1911
Description: A color postcard depicting the railroad curve near Whitefish Bay resort.
Drawing

Lakeside House

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Description: Illustration of the Lakeside House.
Drawing

Floating Gardens Resort Drawing

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Description: Preliminary sketch, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, for the Floating Gardens Resort. The drawing may be an early concept for the resort of a detail for the re...
Drawing

Floating Gardens Resort Drawing

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Description: Preliminary sketch, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, for the Floating Gardens Resort. The drawing may be an early concept for the resort of a detail for the re...
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Interior of Old Mission Inn

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Description: Interior of view of Old Mission Inn, showing stone fireplace and piano. The Old Mission Inn was razed in 1965.
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Old Mission Inn on Shoreline of Lake Superior

Date: 1890
Description: Old Mission Inn and boats on shoreline of Lake Superior on Madeline Island. The Old Mission Inn had numerous modifications over the years. It was razed in...
Postcard

Main Lodge at Old Mission Inn

Date: 1937
Description: Old Mission Inn on shoreline of Lake Superior, taken from end of dock. The Old Mission Inn was razed in 1965.
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View from Old Mission Grounds

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Description: View of cottages and Mission dock on Lake Superior on Madeline Island.
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Old Mission Inn

Date: 1910
Description: View from water of the Old Mission Inn on the shore of Lake Superior in La Pointe on Madeline Island. Dwelling to the left is a portion of the lower dormit...
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Old Mission Cottages

Date: 1910
Description: View from water of Mission cottages along shoreline of Lake Superior in La Pointe, Madeline Island.
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Madison from the Resort-Spa Water Cure

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Description: Downtown Madison viewed across Lake Monona from the resort-spa Water Cure. The skyline includes the Capitol, the dome on University Hall, several downtown...

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