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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...
City: Prairie du Chien
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: The Dousman Office building, later used as a pearl button factory.
Description: Mrs. Nina Dousman with children and house party guests in the dining room at Villa Louis.
Community: Prairie du Chien
Historic Name: ST. GABRIEL'S GRADE SCHOOL
Reference Number: 3904
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: 1898 ca.
Description: Group of people on the front porch, weighing the guests. A visit was considered successful if the guests weighed more when they left.
Historic Name: Prairie du Chien City Hall
Reference Number: 3913
Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery. Photograph made before restoration by the United States Government. Soldiers' families were also buried in the cemetery.
Historic Name: commercial building
Reference Number: 147511
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...
Reference Number: 147509
Reference Number: 147505
Reference Number: 147520
Description: A view of the interior of St. Gabriel's Church.
Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, as seen before it was restored by the United States Government.
Description: The Astor Company or Brisbois fur trading post.
Description: View from the bluffs in or near McGregor, Iowa.
Reference Number: 147510
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