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Date: 1912 

Description: Group portrait of quarrymen posing with their implements. There are carts on tracks that lead to the cliffs of the quarry behind the group.

Date: 1930-08-29 

Description: Group portrait of construction workers, two women and a dog at the railroad tracks near the depot. They are posed near a crane. A group of people stand on...

Date: 1859 

Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...

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

Photograph

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...

Date: 1912-02-01 

Description: Photographic postcard of the toll bridge that spans the Wisconsin River. Part of the bridge is covered. Several men stand along the railing. A sign warns "...

Date: 1823 

Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...

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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Description: Target shooting on the east lawn of Villa Louis. Nina S. Dousman is on the extreme right of the image.

Date: 1909 

Description: The exterior of the post office and hotel. A group of boys and men pose at the front of the post office. Another man leans on the side of a wagon. A young...

Date: 1898 

Description: Group of twelve people, including Nina Dousman, gathered around a table outdoors, with a fountain spouting water in the background. Four people play cards...

Photograph

St. Phillips Church

Date: 1912 

Description: View from hill of the left side of St. Phillips Church, a large brick building with twelve arched stained glass windows, as well as twelve windows along th...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Marquette University dean, Archibald J. Tallmadge, S.J. delivers a speech at the 250th anniversary celebration of the discovery of the Mississippi River by...

Photograph

Dousman Family

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Dousman family members sitting on a porch of Villa Louis.

Date: 1948-02-21 

Description: Group portrait of fourteen employees standing at the front door of the Regal Products, Ltd. at Gays Mills. E. Tex Reddick is the company president.

Photograph

Old Stone House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View over fence of a family posing on the porch of a stone house. Text on photograph says: "Old Stone House Erected About 1800 for an Indian School."

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Photograph of a painting by Cal Peters depicting construction of the first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin in 1816. In the painting, several...

Date: 1921 

Description: View down Main Street with steep, tree covered hill in the far background. On the left a man is holding flour sacks and standing near a horse-drawn wagon l...

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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