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Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Church. The building features double doors, a belfry, and a steeple with a cross. There is a cart parked in the yard in the lower-righ...

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Zephyr Locomotive

Date:  date unknown

Description: The diesel-powered Zephyr passenger train of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad on the tracks at the depot. The Zephyr was introduced at the Chicago...

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Public School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of a one-room schoolhouse surrounded by rural landscape.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of southwest corner of Villa Louis lawn. The house and a path can be seen at right.

Date: 1911-10-19 

Description: Aviator Hugh Robinson and his Curtiss flying boat on the Mississippi River.

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Villa Louis Tea

Date: 1948-05-21 

Description: Eudora Kolowinski, from Prairie du Chien, Miss Crawford County, and Bevery Johnston, Ferryville, Miss Villa Louis, in formal dress, stand in front of the p...

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Beardsley Residence

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Beardsley's house from the street. A young man in overalls stands on the wooden sidewalk. There is a hammock on the porch. A large building...

Date: 1930-08-29 

Description: View from top of new bridge of construction grounds at the bridge site. There are cars carrying building materials on the railroad tracks by the Bridgeport...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the East Walkway at Villa Louis. The walk is lined with trees and flower beds.

Date: 1911-10-19 

Description: A crowd gathered on the Mississippi River shoreline near Prairie du Chien. They are watching pioneer aviator Hugh Robinson taxi his Curtiss flying boat.

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Villa Louis Tea

Date: 1948-05-21 

Description: Mrs. W.H. Guest, Madison, dressed in costume, uses the petal strewn pool for a mirror.

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Catholic Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Catholic church building obscured by trees.

Date: 1985-06-01 

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

Date: 1930-08-29 

Description: Workers pose at the entrance of the old bridge. There are railroad tracks in the foreground with signs that read, "free bridge," "men working," and "cautio...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the East lawn at Villa Louis dotted with trees and shrubs, with the house in the background. A dog is resting on a path on the right.

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Lovers' Lane

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a wooden pedestrian walkway. The Mississippi River and railroad tracks are along the shoreline on the left. Storefronts and other buildings are a...

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Street Scene

Date: 1911 

Description: View down an unpaved street. A horse and carriage is tied to a post on the left. A saloon and hotel, and the Park Hotel are located on this street on the r...

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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:  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...

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...

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