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Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of town with St. Mary's Academy seen in the background.
Date: 1814 ca.
Description: Fort Shelby, built by the Americans during the War of 1812. In 1814 the fort surrendered to British forces led by Captain Andrew W. Bulger who renamed it...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: View of the Burlington Railroad tracks south of the city, near Campion College.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Dr. Jesse Rowley driving the buggy. Dr. Rowley was a co-founder of the Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.
City: Prairie du Chien
Date: date unknown
Description: View of the East Walkway at Villa Louis. The walk is lined with trees and flower beds.
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...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: The Diamond Jo warehouse.
Description: A man and two women pose in a four seat buggy. They are wearing suits, dresses and hats. Buildings and a fence appear in the background.
Description: Panoramic view of the east lawn at Villa Louis. The house and office building can be seen at right.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: The Highway bridge over the Mississippi River, erected in 1931-1932. View looking west toward Iowa.
Description: This map shows streets, lots, and landownership. Also included are notations in pencil and blue colored pencil. Some lots are colored in blue, green, or...
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: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereoview looking northeast from Case's Block.
Description: Exterior view from across street of the People's State Bank decorated to honor the 250th anniversary of the discovery of the Mississippi River.
Description: The Villa Louis, also known as Dousman Mansion, in an aerial view.
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: 1925 ca.
Description: Exterior of warehouse, said to be the remains of a five story grain elevator.
Description: Dousman House Hotel, built in 1863 near the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad to provide accommodations for its patrons. View looking southeast near...
Description: Fishing nets and implements and boats along the shoreline of the Mississippi River, with buildings visible in the background.
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