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Campion College

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from a distance of Campion College.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Black Hawk Avenue.

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Description: Aline W. Hazard, WHA Homemakers program director, visits a sorghum mill in Prairie du Chien for her on-the-spot reporting of unusual Wisconsin industries.

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Villa Louis Tea

Date: 1948-05-21 

Description: Eudora Kolowinski, from Prairie du Chien, Miss Crawford County, and Bevery Johnston, Ferryville, Miss Villa Louis, in formal dress, stand in front of the p...

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Villa Louis Porch

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: The Dousman family and friends on the east porch of Villa Louis.

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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:  date unknown

Description: A horse-drawn carriage pauses along a fence on the right side of a dirt road. Houses stand to the left.

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Villa Louis

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Date: 1880 

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...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph looking northeast from Case's Block.

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Villa Louis Tea

Date: 1948-05-21 

Description: Mrs. W.H. Guest, Madison, dressed in costume, uses the petal strewn pool for a mirror.

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Villa Louis Grounds

Date:  date unknown

Description: Composite panoramic view showing gazebo, star bed, and southeast corner of the lawn.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of the east lawn at Villa Louis. The house and office building can be seen at right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Diorama in the Milwaukee Public Museum depicting Black Hawk's surrender on August 27, 1832 at Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien.

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Description: View of the central hall at Villa Louis. The hall is decorated with sculptures, paintings and other decorative items. There is a stairway at left.

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Dousman Family

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two members of the Dousman Family relaxing on the porch of Villa Louis.

Date: 1825 

Description: Hand-colored lithograph portrait of Chippewa (Ojibwa) chief Kitch-ee-i-aa-ba, or the Big Buck. Painted at the Treaty of Prarie du Chien (1825).

Date: 1859 

Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: South lawn looking west from gazebo toward fountain. A path crosses the foreground, and the Dousman's dog, Folo, lounges on the lawn.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Photograph of a painting by Cal Peters depicting construction of the first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin in 1816. In the painting, several...

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