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Artesian Stock Farm

Date: 1884 

Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...

Photograph

North First Street

Date: 1931 

Description: View along North First Street showing the Brisbois house (center).

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Brisbois House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois house.

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Brisbois House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois house.

Date: 1898 

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...

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Brew House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A view of the Brew house.

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"Villa Louis"

Date: 1953 

Description: Villa Louis, the mansion of Hercules Dousman.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An outdoor family portrait with a golf theme. Several members are sitting on a bench and the lawn, with a large house in the background. There are two dogs...

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Vedder House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of the Cornelia Vedder house. A woman is standing on the porch. Described as the house "where George Winnie, a conductor on the...

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DeLury Log Cabin

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of the DeLury log cabin, where four generations (at time of photo) of the same family have lived. Probably built around 1840.

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Villa Louis

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across field towards Villa Louis, with a white fence in the middle ground and a race track in the foreground.

Date: 1912 

Description: View from sidewalk of a street carnival with tents, circus banners and a Ferris Wheel set up in the middle of the street. Signboards advertise ice cream an...

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Brisbois House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois House from across the railroad tracks.

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Along the River

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a river and surrounding landscape, taken from a high vantage point. In the foreground are a series of wooden structures, possibly homes and outb...

Photograph

LaPointe House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: LaPointe house built about the time of the War of 1812, and razed in 1921. It was originally a log structure which was later clapboarded, but the logs stil...

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Cottage Community

Date: 1971 ca.

Description: A cottage and trailer house community along a river. A Schlitz beer advertising is nailed to a tree and reads, "Move up to Quality / Schlitz / The Beer Tha...

Postcard

Sanitarium

Date: 1907 

Description: View of Prairie du Chien Sanitarium. "The ground where this sanitarium stands was the site of Gen. Taylor's headquarters at Fort Crawford in 1832. It was...

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Brisbois House

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois house, owned by John Cornelius.

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Villa Louis

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: Villa Louis, home of Hercules Dousman.

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Brisbois House

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The northwest facade of the Michael Brisbois house, built in 1815.

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