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Description: Aviator Hugh Robinson and his Curtiss flying boat on the Mississippi River.
Description: A crowd gathered on the Mississippi River shoreline near Prairie du Chien. They are watching pioneer aviator Hugh Robinson taxi his Curtiss flying boat.
Date: 1930 ca.
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...
City: Prairie du Chien
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A view of the Brisbois House from across the railroad tracks.
Date: 1971 ca.
Description: A cottage and trailer house community along a river. A Schlitz beer advertising is nailed to a tree and reads, "Move up to Quality / Schlitz / The Beer Tha...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: The original Lawler pontoon bridge was replaced in 1910 by this pontoon bridge.
Description: Exterior of warehouse, said to be the remains of a five story grain elevator.
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...
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.
Date: 1900 after
Description: This photocopy map shows blocks, lots, subdivisions, city wards, buildings, some landownership, and the Mississippi River. The map margins include business...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad pontoon bridge between Marquette, Iowa, and Prairie du Chien.
Date: 1901 ca.
Description: The offices of the American Fur Company.
Description: View from crowd of a pair of trapeze acrobats performing at a street fair.
Date: 1904 ca.
Description: East view of round canna bed and grotto on Villa Louis grounds. The house can be seen at left.
Description: Pilot Hugh Robinson and his Curtiss hydroplane at Prairie du Chien during a flight that was intended to be the first all the way down the Mississippi River...
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