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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.
Photograph

German Shepherd Dog Jumps Across Stand Rock

Date: June 1961
Description: A German shepherd jumps across Stand Rock as a man and child in traditional Indian apparel look on. The man is pointing to the dog.
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Wisconsin National Guard

Date: 1887
Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard lined up at Camp Douglas.
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Stand Rock

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Description: Stand Rock from the east.
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Hunters on Stand Rock

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Description: View of Stand Rock with three hunters and a dog posing on top. The man at left is sitting on the edge, the man in the middle is standing and holding a gun,...
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Hornet's Nest

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Description: West side of Hornet's Nest. One man sitting on top edge, one sitting at right under overhang, three in background below overhang.
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Luncheon Hall

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Description: Luncheon Hall, looking towards Witches' Gulch, with Miriam Bennett and Ruth Bennett.
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Cave Cozy

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Description: Cave Cozy, near the Hornet's Nest. Two women sitting in the cave.
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Individuals on Stand Rock

Date: 1880
Description: Four unidentified individuals on Stand Rock.
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Man Leaping to Stand Rock

Date: 1886
Description: Man leaping the chasm with feet forward, about to land.
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Stand Rock Indian Amphitheater

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Description: Group of Ho-Chunk at Stand Rock Amphitheater. Several men sit in a ring as other Ho-Chunk look on. Tepee (or tipi) in the background.
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Stand Rock

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Description: Man sitting on Stand Rock, a woman and child posed standing on opposite rock ledge.
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Luncheon Hall

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Description: View towards Witches' Gulch through Luncheon Hall, with Miriam and Ruth Bennett.
Postcard

Wisconsin's First Aviation Fatality

Date: September 05 1913
Description: Wisconsin's first air fatality was P.C. Davis, an exhibition pilot from Chicago, who died as a result of injuries sustained during an aerial performance in...
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Volley Firing

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Description: Row of soldiers on one knee firing rifles.
Map or Atlas

Elroy, Juneau Co. Wisconsin

Date: 1879
Description: Bird's-eye map of Elroy.
Map or Atlas

Mauston, Wis.

Date: 1870
Description: Bird's-eye map of Mauston.
Photograph

Rail Crossing at Elroy

Date: September 1936
Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railroad train crossing the Elroy-New Lisbon Road (Highway 80).
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Aerial View of Camp Douglas

Date: 1957
Description: Aerial view of Camp Douglas.
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Castle Rock in Camp Douglas

Date: 1937
Description: Castle Rock. Castle Rock is an example of a monadnock or inselberg, a geological formation common in northern and central Wisconsin.

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