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The evolution of 3-D stereoscopic photography is represented here with a Victorian-era handheld stereoscope and card with the double image of "Roosevelt's Rough Riders leaving Tampa, Fla." (from left); a 1931 Tru-Vue viewer inserted with a film showing the Hopi Indians; and a 1958 Sawyer's View-Master with the Vacationland Series that featured Santa's Workshop at the North Pole in Wilmington. The cover of the reel packet shows AuSable Forks resident Pearl Maicus and Mary Reiss, daughter of the theme-park's founder, at the North Pole with Santa and some of his reindeer.