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Stock Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of horses and wagons being prepared on Stock Day. There is a steep hill with trees behind farm buildings.

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: 1930-08-29 

Description: Group portrait of construction workers, two women and a dog at the railroad tracks near the depot. They are posed near a crane. A group of people stand on...

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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.

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On the Porch

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and women relaxing on the porch at Villa Louis.

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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."

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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...

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Family Portrait

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor group portrait of family on the patio, under the trees.

Date: 1911-10-19 

Description: Pilot Hugh Robinson and his Curtiss hydroplane at Prairie du Chien during a flight that was intended to be the first all the way down the Mississippi River...

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...

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: 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...

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.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Photograph of a painting by Cal Peters depicting construction of the first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin in 1816. In the painting, several...

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Villa Louis Porch

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: The Dousman family and friends on the east porch of Villa Louis.

Date: 1912 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the east terrace at Villa Louis. The Dousman's office building is in the background. Relaxing near the home are Louis DeVierville Dousman, Judith D...

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Post Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across street of a group of men standing on the wooden sidewalk in front of the post office/general store. Above the door is a sign for the "Post Offi...

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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...

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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