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Date: 1915-06-12 

Description: People standing among the broken remains of the Tim Finley farm after a killer tornado. A woman in the center is standing on a mattress. Two people were ki...

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: 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...

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Description: Aline W. Hazard, WHA Homemakers program director, visits a sorghum mill in Prairie du Chien for her on-the-spot reporting of unusual Wisconsin industries.

Photograph

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:  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

Dousman Family

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two members of the Dousman Family relaxing on the porch of Villa Louis.

Photograph

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: 1825 

Description: Hand-colored lithograph portrait of Chippewa (Ojibwa) chief Kitch-ee-i-aa-ba, or the Big Buck. Painted at the Treaty of Prarie du Chien (1825).

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: 1912 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

Tower Foundation

Date: 1898 

Description: View from water tower, showing the grove where Black Hawk's pursuers were supposed to have camped in 1832. The group of men are digging foundations for a...

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: 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...

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: 1985-06-01 

Description: William Meyer, owner of the Kickapoo Orchard at Gays Mills, adds pollen to beehives to help in pollination.

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...

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...

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