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J.L. McLaughlin

Date: 1924 

Description: J.L. McLaughlin and wife, two sons and one daughter posing around their Flanders automobile in front of their house. Outdoor stairs are leading up to the s...

Photograph

Bell Center Depot

Date: 1916 

Description: Exterior view of the Bell Center depot with five men posing on the platform.

Photograph

Fort Shelby

Date: 1814 ca.

Description: Fort Shelby, built by the Americans during the War of 1812. In 1814 the fort surrendered to British forces led by Captain Andrew W. Bulger who renamed it...

Date: 1931-01-23 

Description: View from shoreline of bridge during construction over the icy river.

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Section of New Prairie du Chien Marquette $1,000,000 Suspension Bridge. Total length 3729 feet. Only suspension bridge on the Mississippi River. Open for...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the De Soto depot. A locomotive, blowing steam, is approaching the platform, where a small group of people waits to board. A boxcar on the...

Date: 1931 

Description: View from shoreline of a crane lifting machinery to workers at the top of the bridge during construction. Words on the crane reads, "Stevens Brothers and S...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of the "Capitol" excursion steamer pulled up to the bank of the Mississippi. The steamer has three or four decks, and elaborately detai...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the east terrace at Villa Louis. The Dousman's office building is in the background. Relaxing near the home are Louis DeVierville Dousman, Judith D...

Photograph

Highway 61

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from hillside of car driving down a winding road. Their are cornfields on both sides of the road.

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Street Scene

Date: 1916 

Description: View up the hilly street with shops on either side. A car is parked at the entrance of the hotel on the right. A young boy sits on the porch under an awnin...

Date: 1924 

Description: View down path towards a general store with a gas pump on the porch near a sign for Red Crown Gasoline. Two men are working on a car parked in front. Behin...

Photograph

Looking South

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking down bluff of a residential neighborhood. On the right is the Mississippi River. Railroad tracks run along the shoreline towards more bluffs.

Photograph

Villa Louis Grounds

Date:  date unknown

Description: Composite panoramic view showing gazebo, star bed, and southeast corner of the lawn.

Date: 1931 

Description: The entrance to the bridge during construction. A worker works on the side of the bridge on the right. Other workers in the middle of the bridge lay boards...

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Artesian Stock Farm

Date: 1884 

Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...

Photograph

Railroad Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a railroad bridge, constructed of heavy steel that sits on massive stone supports. Wooded hills stand in the background.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1921 

Description: View down center of Main Street. On the left a group of men are gathered on the sidewalk near a drinking fountain which is in front of a brick building wit...

Photograph

Residential Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down unpaved residential road. The Methodist Episcopal Church is on the right.

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Villa Louis Grounds

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: East view of round canna bed and grotto on Villa Louis grounds. The house can be seen at left.

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