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Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Kane's Hotel, built in about 1839 by Ezekiel Tainter, and then called the Phoenix Hotel, on Main Street. It passed through many hands but retained the orig...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Prairie du Chien (vicinity) about 1895-1900. Shell buyers with their launches and barges docked at shoreline. Freshwater clam shells were used in the pearl...
Description: Alleged to be the earliest known view of St. Mary's Institute, which later became St. Mary's College. One-half of a stereograph.
Description: Stereograph of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A view of the interior of St. Gabriel's Church.
Description: Dousman family and house party guests dressed for a fancy ball. They are posed on the staircase and in the hall and are wearing fancy dress or costumes. On...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph of an artesian well, located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since renamed Wacouta). Construction was com...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Dousman Warehouse, East Water Street. Originally located on the wharf parallel with the river. Built 1839, and occupied by Dousman until about 1855.
Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, as seen before it was restored by the United States Government.
Description: The Astor Company or Brisbois fur trading post.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford ruins. This image may be even earlier than 1875; by the 1880's almost nothing was left of the actual fort compound buildings.
Description: Fort Shelby built in 1814 and named for the Governor of Kentucky, was surrendered to British forces later in 1814 and renamed Fort McKay. Pictured here is...
Description: Union troops at Lawler Hall which was used as a U.S. military hospital during the Civil War. Originally built as the Brisbois Hotel in 1857, it was given f...
Description: Dousman family entertaining house guests on the lawn at Villa Louis. A table and chairs are set up on the grass and several of the group are holding baseba...
Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Stereograph of artesian well, located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since renamed Wacouta).
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: The Dousman family and friends on the east porch of Villa Louis.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: View from field of Villa Louis, the residence of Hercules L. Dousman.
Description: One-half stereoview of town, looking northeast from Case's Block.
Description: The Dousman Office building, later used as a pearl button factory.
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