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Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter view of the front and side of the Congregational Church at the bottom of a steep, tree-lined hill. A wooden building with narrow arched windo...

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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: 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: 1921 

Description: View down Main Street with steep, tree covered hill in the far background. On the left a man is holding flour sacks and standing near a horse-drawn wagon l...

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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Black Hawk Avenue.

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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."

Photograph

St. Mary's Academy

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A view of St. Mary's Academy.

Photograph

U.B. Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the one-room United Brethren [?] Church. There is an outhouse to the left of the church. On the right is a hill with trees. Farm building and a...

Photograph

Villa Louis

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Interior view of the front hallway of Villa Louis.

Photograph

Stock Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the street on Stock Day. Horses and wagons are traveling down the street. The Bridgeport Hotel and the post office are on the right side....

Date: 1898 

Description: Mrs. Nina Dousman with children and house party guests in the dining room at Villa Louis.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Schoolhouse at Lawerton(?), built 1859. There is a bell tower on the roof. Several of the windows are boarded up, and the door is either wide open or missi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Section of New Prairie du Chien Marquette $1,000,000 Suspension Bridge. Total length 3729 feet. Only suspension bridge on the Mississippi River. Open for...

Date: 1961-09-09 ca.

Description: View of three farm buildings on a hillside.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: St. Mary's College and Academy.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view town with church building in foreground.

Photograph

Building and River

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A large building, possibly a mill, next to a river.

Photograph

Public School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of a one-room schoolhouse surrounded by rural landscape.

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Bay State House

Date: 1925-08-04 

Description: View from across street of three-story, classical revival, Bay State House. There is a side wing and a two-story porch across the front. An automobile is p...

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