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Date:  date unknown

Description: Schoolhouse at Lawerton(?), built 1859. There is a bell tower on the roof. Several of the windows are boarded up, and the door is either wide open or missi...

Photograph

Bluff Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking east down dirt road. Commercial buildings and storefronts line the road.

Date: 1985-06-01 

Description: William Meyer, owner of the Kickapoo Orchard at Gays Mills, adds pollen to beehives to help in pollination.

Date: 1923 

Description: Decorated for the 250th celebration of the discovery of the Mississippi River. The ribbons and banners are all American flag themed. The storefront to the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the bridge over the Wisconsin River.

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Villa Louis

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Villa Louis, built by H. Louis Dousman in 1870.

Date:  

Description: View of water spouting from a pipe sticking out of a pond surrounded by stones on the grounds of Villa Louis. The house and two outbuildings are visible am...

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"Villa Louis"

Date: 1953 

Description: Villa Louis, the mansion of Hercules Dousman.

Date: 1965-07-04 ca.

Description: A rural valley with a stream running through the pasture. In the background, a farm is visible through the trees.

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Pile-Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.

Date: 1912-02-01 

Description: Photographic postcard of the toll bridge that spans the Wisconsin River. Part of the bridge is covered. Several men stand along the railing. A sign warns "...

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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:  date unknown

Description: A horse-drawn carriage pauses along a fence on the right side of a dirt road. Houses stand to the left.

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...

Date: 1911-10-19 

Description: Pilot Hugh Robinson and his Curtiss hydroplane at Prairie du Chien during a flight that was intended to be the first all the way down the Mississippi River...

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Scenic View

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of shoreline of boats tied along the banks the Mississippi River. A fish net drying rack is near the boats and a wooden walkway. The far shoreline is...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from a hill towards houses and outbuildings. A man stands on a board sidewalk in front of a group of houses. A woman and young girl stand near the ent...

Photograph

Villa Louis

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View from field of Villa Louis, the residence of Hercules L. Dousman.

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.

Photograph

Farmland and Hills

Date: 1965-07-04 

Description: Farmland, trees and shrubs against a background of wooded hills.

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