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Description: Senator William Proxmire walked thousands of miles in Wisconsin to meet constituents. Here he is, in a snowmobile suit, shaking hands with a woman outside...
Date: 1961-08-19 ca.
Description: View straight through support structure of underside of a bridge that crosses the Wisconsin River. The far shoreline of trees and hills can be seen in the...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A large building, possibly a mill, next to a river.
Date: date unknown
Description: A winter view of the depot with a passenger train. Passengers are on the platform. The engineer is leaning out the window of the locomotive. In the backgro...
Description: A large group of men of various ages sitting outdoors on a large mound of empty clam shells. The shells have holes drilled in them, probably for the pearl...
Description: View across street of commercial buildings, with a tree-lined hill in the far background. A group of men and women are standing on the porch of the brick b...
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: Bird's-eye view from bluff. Far below is Main Street and the Mississippi River. The Bay State House facade can be seen among the buildings lining Main Stre...
Date: 1979 ca.
Description: Villa Louis, home of Hercules Dousman.
Description: A one-room cottage on a hill. Two beds and a mirror are visible through the windows. The roofs of other buildings are visible beyond the hill.
Description: View across railroad tracks of the business district. On the left two people stand in front of a building on the corner with a signs that says: "Office". A...
Description: Street scene with a Shell gasoline station, the Kitty Korner Kafe, and a phone booth in early morning fog.
Description: View of the public school with two chimneys, a bell tower, and firewood stacked on the porch. The building is reflected in the puddle in the foreground. Be...
Description: Text on back of Pairing, "Sunrise on treetops along the north shore of the Wisconsin River, near Boscobel, but in Crawford County." Fog fills the middle gr...
Description: A copy of an old photograph of the W. McAuley Halfway House, an inn between Prairie du Chien and Viroqua. Mr. McAuley sits on a chair while a granddaughter...
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...
Description: Exterior view of the Bay State House hotel. The building features three stories, a porch, a balcony, and a gable roof.
Description: A class of children and a teacher pose outside the school building in the winter.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view from hill of Mount Sterlings's churches, homes, and businesses.
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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