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Photograph

James Fisher

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of James Fisher.

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: 1924 

Description: View down path towards a general store with a gas pump on the porch near a sign for Red Crown Gasoline. Two men are working on a car parked in front. Behin...

Photograph

Dr. J.P. Scanlan

Date: 1941-08-19 

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

Photograph

Buggy Ride

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and two women pose in a four seat buggy. They are wearing suits, dresses and hats. Buildings and a fence appear in the background.

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...

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

Albert Wachuta

Date: 1941-08-19 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Diorama in the Milwaukee Public Museum depicting Black Hawk's surrender on August 27, 1832 at Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1911 

Description: View down unpaved street. A group of men and boys congregate on the porch of a storefront. Two men and two children stand in the street. There is a windmil...

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: 1911-10-19 

Description: Aviator Hugh Robinson and his Curtiss flying boat on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1935-12-24 

Description: Christmas photographic postcard to C.L. Harrington from: David Wedgwood, Ben King, Marvin F Hartman, Bryan W. Brewer, Joseph L. Young, Bill Fischer, Jim Da...

Photograph

Cheese Factory

Date: 1924 

Description: View from unpaved road of two men and two women posing outside of a cheese factory. An automobile is parked in the road near a large tree. In the backgroun...

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: 1931 

Description: View from shoreline of a crane lifting machinery to workers at the top of the bridge during construction. Words on the crane reads, "Stevens Brothers and S...

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...

Date: 1921 

Description: A man holding a bucket stands outside the Mount Sterling Hotel. Three other men are in the background.

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...

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View towards railroad depot with trains on railroad tracks on the left and right. In the foreground is a pile of gravel. There is a group of people on and...

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