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Photograph

View of Town

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Dr. Jesse Rowley driving the buggy. Dr. Rowley was a co-founder of the Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Pontoon was launched twenty-five years ago

Date: 1924-8-20

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1931-5-10

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Whittler puts huge trains across river

Date: 1936-6-28

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of town with St. Mary's Academy seen in the background.

Date: 1976 

Description: This map includes an index of streets, government and historic buildings, hospitals, schools, places of recreation, churches, cemeteries, and other miscell...

Postcard

Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The original Lawler pontoon bridge was replaced in 1910 by this pontoon bridge.

Photograph

Dousman House Hotel

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...

Date: 1922-6-11

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Newspaper Article/Clipping

New bridge likely in place of relic

Date: 1918-7-07

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1911-10-19 

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...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View of the Burlington Railroad tracks south of the city, near Campion College.

Photograph

Warehouse

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Exterior of warehouse, said to be the remains of a five story grain elevator.

Photograph

Trapeze Acrobats

Date: 1912 

Description: View from crowd of a pair of trapeze acrobats performing at a street fair.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of the pontoon bridge construction.

Date: 1934-07-28 

Description: This map shows buildings and dimensions of Fort Crawford and hospital overlaid on a plat of existing lots, streets, and closed streets.

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: The offices of the American Fur Company.

Photograph

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: 1924-2-10

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1928-09 

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...

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