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Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: A blurred image of a man as he is walking across the unpaved street which goes down to the Mississippi River. The Bay State House and more storefronts are...

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

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.

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: 1915-06-12 

Description: Group of men and boys standing around the exposed foundation of a house in the foreground. There is part of an overturned roof on the left. Broken wood is...

Photograph

Looking East

Date: 1916 

Description: View down unpaved street. A group of men, women, and children pose on the porch of a post office. Near them a man and boy pose on a pickup truck which is p...

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...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the De Soto depot. A locomotive, blowing steam, is approaching the platform, where a small group of people waits to board. A boxcar on the...

Photograph

Albert Wachuta

Date: 1941-08-19 

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

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down street with three or four commercial buildings. On the right is a sign for a telephone pay station on a two-story clapboard building, and behind...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four males pose on a large outcropping of rocks in a wooded area.

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

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: 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...

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: 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: 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:  

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

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