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Date: 1864 

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...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Four men are building the wall at Signal Point Lookout in Wyalusing State Park. They are part of Works Progress Administration (WPA) Project #8656-8.

Date: 1928-09 

Description: A clam fisher in a boat on the Mississippi River near Prairie du Chien. Attached to the long rod are many small hooks similar to grappling hooks. As the bo...

Photograph

Tourist Stop

Date: 1925 

Description: View across road of seven young men posing outside of a variety store. Two men have tires placed over their shoulders. The store's sign advertises: "Touris...

Date:  date unknown

Description: South lawn looking west from gazebo toward fountain. A path crosses the foreground, and the Dousman's dog, Folo, lounges on the lawn.

Date: 1930 

Description: View down street with commercial buildings on the left. There are children on the sidewalk in front of the R.G. Seymour grocery store. Next door is a resta...

Photograph

St. Mary Academy

Date: 1864 after

Description: A view from lawn of the stone facade of St. Mary Academy. The arched main entrance is partially visible behind trees on left. A bell tower sits in the midd...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view down railroad tracks near the Bridgeport depot. A woman with her hands behind her back poses on one track. Three boys wearing overalls pose on the m...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated panoramic view of the west lawn at Villa Louis. Several trees and shrubs, a flag pole, and a swimming hole can be seen in the yard. A pontoon rail...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down street, with two men posed standing in the street. There are wooden sidewalks on both sides of the street, with a storefront on the left, and a w...

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...

Photograph

Public School

Date:  date unknown

Description: A class of children and a teacher pose outside the school building in the winter.

Photograph

Ferryville Depot

Date: 1925 

Description: Train stopped at the Ferryville depot. The caption reads, "Limited Going 50 Miles."

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View along side of road across a field of a village on the Mississippi bluffs, with many houses and telephone lines visible.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and his two dogs pose on the snowy lawn outside his house. There are two trees in the front yard. One tree has a swing hanging from it.

Photograph

Mississippi River

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Mississippi River from the Brisbois Mansion. Left to right: Dousman House Hotel, railroad station, electrical plant smoke stack, Diamond Jo warehouse, and...

Photograph

Bridge Across River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down hill of a bridge across a river. There are railroad tracks going along the shoreline under the bridge.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View along the path leading to the east entrance at Villa Louis. The herringbone pattered brick path is lined with trees and coleus plants.

Photograph

De Soto Scenic View

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a road, wooden boardwalk and railroad tracks leading towards a group of buildings near bluffs in the distance. On the right is a marshy ar...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of a car driving over a bridge on the Kickapoo River. There is a ridge of a hill in the background.

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