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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...

Date: 1931 

Description: The entrance to the bridge during construction. A worker works on the side of the bridge on the right. Other workers in the middle of the bridge lay boards...

Date: 1926 

Description: View from road of a service station on the left with gas pumps. Next door is a meat market, a restaurant and a bank. A man is standing in front of the serv...

Date: 1911-10-19 

Description: Aviator Hugh Robinson and his Curtiss flying boat on the Mississippi River.

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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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:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of the "Capitol" excursion steamer pulled up to the bank of the Mississippi. The steamer has three or four decks, and elaborately detai...

Date: 1898 

Description: Group of twelve people, including Nina Dousman, gathered around a table outdoors, with a fountain spouting water in the background. Four people play cards...

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...

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...

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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...

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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: 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...

Date: 1985-06-01 

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

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: 1912 ca.

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

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.

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Tourist Stop

Date: 1925 

Description: View across road of seven young men posing outside of a variety store. Two men have tires placed over their shoulders. The store's sign advertises: "Touris...

Date: 1898 

Description: Dousman family entertaining house guests on the lawn at Villa Louis. A table and chairs are set up on the grass and several of the group are holding baseba...

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...

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