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Description: Hand-colored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor W...
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: 1925 ca.
Description: A view of the Brew house.
Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...
Description: A man and woman golf on the west lawn of Villa Louis. They are probably members of the Dousman family.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: View from field of Villa Louis, the residence of Hercules L. Dousman.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: An exterior view of the Villa Louis, built by H. Louis Dousman in 1870.
Description: View along North First Street showing the Brisbois house (center).
Description: Strolling in the garden, Gwendolyn Druyfor and Shirley Adams, are dressed in costumes and carrying a parasol.
Description: The Dousman family members sitting on a porch of Villa Louis.
Description: The Black Hawk Tree growing in the middle of the street, now East Black Hawk Avenue. There are houses on the left and the road is lined with trees planted...
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.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: LaPointe house built about the time of the War of 1812, and razed in 1921. It was originally a log structure which was later clapboarded, but the logs stil...
Description: Violet and Judith Dousman seated together between a canna bed and a weeping mulberry.
Description: East facade view of Villa Louis with a group of four men, five women (possibly the Dousman family), and two dogs assembled on and around the steps at an en...
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: Aerial view of Villa Louis on the Mississippi River, and adjacent buildings.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A view of the DeLury log cabin, where four generations (at time of photo) of the same family have lived. Probably built around 1840.
Description: View across field towards Villa Louis, with a white fence in the middle ground and a race track in the foreground.
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: An outdoor family portrait with a golf theme. Several members are sitting on a bench and the lawn, with a large house in the background. There are two dogs...
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