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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...

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Bridgeport Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: The exterior of the Bridgeport Hotel. A man, boy, dog, and two women stand on the porch.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Postcard of an interior view of the Prairie du Chien City Library, with library board members seated at a table. The card is embossed with a round stamp wi...

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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...

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...

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Main Street

Date: 1921 

Description: View down center of Main Street. On the left a group of men are gathered on the sidewalk near a drinking fountain which is in front of a brick building wit...

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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: 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: 1925 ca.

Description: A man dives off a pier into the Mississippi River. Another man is swimming in the water, while other men and boys stand on the floating pier.

Date: 1930-08-29 

Description: Two cranes and a car at the bridge construction site. Several workers work on carving out the road at the edge of the river.

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James Fisher

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of James Fisher.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view down railroad tracks near the Bridgeport depot. A woman with her hands behind her back poses on one track. Three boys wearing overalls pose on the m...

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."

Photograph

General Store

Date: 1924 

Description: View down road of the exterior of a general store. Men, women, and children pose near the three parked vehicles outside the storefront. One of the vehicles...

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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...

Date:  

Description: A large group of men of various ages sitting outdoors on a large mound of empty clam shells. The shells have holes drilled in them, probably for the pearl...

Date: 1921 

Description: View down sidewalk of (Hwy 30 W) with commercial buildings on both sides. A steep hill is in the background. On the left are parked cars near storefronts i...

Date: 1864 

Description: Union troops at Lawler Hall which was used as a U.S. military hospital during the Civil War. Originally built as the Brisbois Hotel in 1857, it was given f...

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Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of young men stand in the far background on a dirt road. Homes are on either side of the street.

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...

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