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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: 1895 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery. Photograph made before restoration by the United States Government. Soldiers' families were also buried in the cemetery.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: The Astor Company or Brisbois fur trading post.
Description: Dousman family and house party guests playing billiards at Villa Louis. A lamp hangs over the table and prints are displayed on the walls. A display cabine...
Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, as seen before it was restored by the United States Government.
Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the back of...
Description: Dousman family and house party guests dressed for a fancy ball. They are posed on the staircase and in the hall and are wearing fancy dress or costumes. On...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Dousman Warehouse, East Water Street. Originally located on the wharf parallel with the river. Built 1839, and occupied by Dousman until about 1855.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Congregational church, organized in 1852.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford ruins. This image may be even earlier than 1875; by the 1880's almost nothing was left of the actual fort compound buildings.
Description: Fort Crawford Hospital.
Date: 1864 after
Description: A view of a gazebo, porch, and benches on the campus of St. Mary Academy. The lawn overlooks the Iowa Bluffs near the Mississippi River.
Description: The Dousman Office building, later used as a pearl button factory.
Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.
Description: One-half stereoview of town, looking northeast from Case's Block.
Description: Union troops at Lawler Hall which was used as a U.S. military hospital during the Civil War. Originally built as the Brisbois Hotel in 1857, it was given f...
Description: Exterior view of the Commercial Hotel.
Description: Stereograph of artesian well, apparently not the same one that was located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since rena...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: The Dousman family and friends on the east porch of Villa Louis.
Description: Stereograph of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.
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