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Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down road of horses, wagons and buggies parked in front of buildings. Three men stand near a hotel on the right. A church building is in the backgroun...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Church. The building features double doors, a belfry, and a steeple with a cross. There is a cart parked in the yard in the lower-righ...

Date: 1911-10-19 

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

Date: 1924 

Description: View down path towards a general store with a gas pump on the porch near a sign for Red Crown Gasoline. Two men are working on a car parked in front. Behin...

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: 1911-10-19 

Description: A crowd gathered on the Mississippi River shoreline near Prairie du Chien. They are watching pioneer aviator Hugh Robinson taxi his Curtiss flying boat.

Photograph

Mississippi River

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Mississippi River from the Brisbois Mansion. Left to right: Dousman House Hotel, railroad station, electrical plant smoke stack, Diamond Jo warehouse, and...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view from hill of Mount Sterlings's churches, homes, and businesses.

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: 1918 ca.

Description: View of the Burlington Railroad tracks south of the city, near Campion College.

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.

Photograph

Log Steering

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two paddle-wheel boats steer logs into a neat, square formation. The boat in the foreground bears the name "Georgie S." Various buildings sit near the wat...

Photograph

Soldiers' Grove

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Soldiers' Grove with a bridge in the foreground.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1911 

Description: View down unpaved street. A group of men and boys congregate on the porch of a storefront. Two men and two children stand in the street. There is a windmil...

Photograph

Railroad Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a railroad bridge, constructed of heavy steel that sits on massive stone supports. Wooded hills stand in the background.

Date: 1916 

Description: Four boys stand on Main Street posing for the photograph. Near them on the left two boys sit on the steps of a confectionery. Other pedestrians are scatter...

Photograph

Warehouse

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of warehouse, which was formerly a five storied grain elevator. This building stood downstream from the Diamond Jo warehouse. The Mississippi Rive...

Photograph

J.L. McLaughlin

Date: 1924 

Description: J.L. McLaughlin and wife, two sons and one daughter posing around their Flanders automobile in front of their house. Outdoor stairs are leading up to the s...

Book or Pamphlet

Artesian Stock Farm

Date: 1884 

Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...

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