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Blacksmith Shop

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from across road of a man in overalls standing in front of the Dobson Brothers General Blacksmith and Repair Shop. The Methodist Evangelical...

Photograph

Weighing Guests

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Description: Group of people on the front porch, weighing the guests. A visit was considered successful if the guests weighed more when they left.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View across road of two men, a dog and a boy standing in front of a variety store.

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Business District

Date:  date unknown

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...

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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men and children standing in the middle of the unpaved street. On the left are storefronts, and in the far distance is a church and tree-lined rid...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the east terrace at Villa Louis. The Dousman's office building is in the background. Relaxing near the home are Louis DeVierville Dousman, Judith D...

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Bridgeport Depot

Date: 1909 

Description: Elevated view of the Bridgeport depot on the Wisconsin River. A group of men and boys pose on the platform. There is a Wells Fargo Company Express sign bel...

Date: 1825 

Description: Hand-colored lithograph portrait of Chippewa (Ojibwa) chief Kitch-ee-i-aa-ba, or the Big Buck. Painted at the Treaty of Prarie du Chien (1825).

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view across the Wisconsin River. Men and boys stand on the railing of the covered bridge. A sign warns, "look out for the cars."

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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down road of horses, wagons and buggies parked in front of buildings. Three men stand near a hotel on the right. A church building is in the backgroun...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Prairie du Chien (vicinity) about 1895-1900. Shell buyers with their launches and barges docked at shoreline. Freshwater clam shells were used in the pearl...

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Description: A man and woman golf on the west lawn of Villa Louis. They are probably members of the Dousman family.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A photographic self-portrait of David Gander taken in a mirror. He is posed with a camera and is wearing a jacket and a hat. In the background appears to b...

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Description: Aline W. Hazard, WHA Homemakers program director, visits a sorghum mill in Prairie du Chien for her on-the-spot reporting of unusual Wisconsin industries.

Date: 1914 

Description: View of a man, who is apparently blind in one eye, sitting on the running board of a Model T Ford touring automobile outdoors. A young girl is sitting in t...

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Dousman Family

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two members of the Dousman Family relaxing on the porch of Villa Louis.

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New Creamery

Date: 1912 

Description: Two men in work uniforms pose on the loading of the newly constructed creamery. Another man on the extreme right is carrying a milk can.

Date: 1825-09 

Description: Handcolored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor Wi...

Photograph

Dr. J.P. Scanlan

Date: 1941-08-19 

Description: Dr. J.P. Scanlan, Wisconsin historian.

Date: 1926 

Description: View from road of a service station on the left with gas pumps. Next door is a meat market, a restaurant and a bank. A man is standing in front of the serv...

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