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Depot and Train

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A moving train departs the Ferryville depot. Two men are near wooden boxes and containers. Four girls sit on the ground near the platform, and one of them...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View across road of two men, a dog and a boy standing in front of a variety store.

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...

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Dousman Family

Date:  date unknown

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

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: 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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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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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...

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: 1922 

Description: View across street of commercial buildings, with a tree-lined hill in the far background. A group of men and women are standing on the porch of the brick b...

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...

Photograph

Weighing Guests

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group of people on the front porch, weighing the guests. A visit was considered successful if the guests weighed more when they left.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An outdoor family portrait with a golf theme. Several members are sitting on a bench and the lawn, with a large house in the background. There are two dogs...

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.

Date:  

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

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.

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.

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John Muir

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders oval framed portrait of John Muir (1838-1914).

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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...

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...

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