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Photograph

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Boys swimming in a lake pose for a photograph as others sit in a rowboat behind them.

Date: 1972-12-22 

Description: Senator William Proxmire walked thousands of miles in Wisconsin to meet constituents. Here he is, in a snowmobile suit, shaking hands with a woman outside...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from a hill towards houses and outbuildings. A man stands on a board sidewalk in front of a group of houses. A woman and young girl stand near the ent...

Photograph

Paddle Steamer

Date: 1968 

Description: Tourists boarding a paddle steamer along the Mississippi River.

Date: 1898 

Description: Dousman family and house party guests playing billiards at Villa Louis. A lamp hangs over the table and prints are displayed on the walls. A display cabine...

Photograph

Dr. J.P. Scanlan

Date: 1941-08-19 

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

Photograph

James Fisher

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of James Fisher.

Map or Atlas

Crawford County Map

Date: 1878 

Description: Illustrated map of Crawford County. On the bottom right is an inset of a group of people near a train on a railroad track.

Photograph

Dousman Family

Date:  date unknown

Description: Page from photo album showing Nina S. Dousman and three sisters posed outdoors while hiking in a coulee, north of town. Nina is seated and reading. Three o...

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...

Date: 1898 

Description: Dousman family and house party guests dressed for a fancy ball. They are posed on the staircase and in the hall and are wearing fancy dress or costumes. On...

Photograph

Albert Wachuta

Date: 1941-08-19 

Description: Albert Wachuta (b.1875?), singer of Bohemian songs with accordion.

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...

Photograph

Halfway House

Date: 1924 

Description: A copy of an old photograph of the W. McAuley Halfway House, an inn between Prairie du Chien and Viroqua. Mr. McAuley sits on a chair while a granddaughter...

Photograph

Stock Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of horses and wagons on the road at Stock Day. There is a cattle pen in the foreground.

Photograph

Fishing Dock

Date: 1965-07-05 ca.

Description: A fishing dock along the shore of the Mississippi River. A man is in a boat near the shoreline, and an automobile is behind a tree. A number of boats are 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...

Date: 1928-09 

Description: A clam fisher in a boat on the Mississippi River near Prairie du Chien. Attached to the long rod are many small hooks similar to grappling hooks. As the bo...

Photograph

Bluff Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking east down dirt road. Commercial buildings and storefronts line the road.

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