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Brew House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A view of the Brew house.

Photograph

Villa Louis

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: Villa Louis, home of Hercules Dousman.

Photograph

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.

Photograph

Villa Louis

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Villa Louis on the Mississippi River, and adjacent buildings.

Photograph

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...

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...

Book or Pamphlet

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

Villa Louis

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Interior view of the front hallway of Villa Louis.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

North First Street

Date: 1931 

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

Photograph

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.

Photograph

Villa Louis

Date: 1936 ca.

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

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Benedict Octagon House, built about 1843.

Photograph

Brisbois House

Date: 1946 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

Brisbois House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois House, east elevation.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Villa Louis, also known as Dousman Mansion, in an aerial view.

Photograph

"Villa Louis"

Date: 1953 

Description: Villa Louis, the mansion of Hercules Dousman.

Photograph

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...

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