WISCONSIN COLLECTION: “Meinhardt Raabe as Little Oscar with Wienermobile” (1955)

Meinhardt Raabe, dressed as Little Oscar, receiving the key to the city of Wisconsin Dells, while standing in front of the Weinermobile. Meinhardt Raabe (born September 2, 1915, in Jefferson County, Wisconsin) is one of the oldest surviving Munchkin-actors from The Wizard of Oz, and is now the only surviving cast member with any significant […]

DOCUMERICA: Photographer – Jonas Dovydenas, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, USA (1973)

NEAR THE TOWN OF WISCONSIN DELLS THE WISCONSIN RIVER CHANNELS THROUGH DEEP, SOFT SANDSTONE CLIFFS, CUTTING THE ROCK INTO FANTASTIC SHAPES. THESE NATURAL SPLENDORS HAVE GIVEN RISE TO A BOOMING TOURIST INDUSTRY. PEOPLE COME IN DROVES, OFTEN IN CAMPERS AND TRAILERS. BOAT TRIPS, SHOPS, BARS, AND DIVERSIONS OF EVERY KIND VIE FOR PATRONAGE IN AN […]