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Newspaper Article/Clipping

Smallest national cemetary

Date: 1935-5-16

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date:  

Description: View of water spouting from a pipe sticking out of a pond surrounded by stones on the grounds of Villa Louis. The house and two outbuildings are visible am...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Villa Louis

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across field towards Villa Louis, with a white fence in the middle ground and a race track in the foreground.

Date:  

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...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1927-7-22

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Along the River

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a river and surrounding landscape, taken from a high vantage point. In the foreground are a series of wooden structures, possibly homes and outb...

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: 1912 

Description: View from sidewalk of a street carnival with tents, circus banners and a Ferris Wheel set up in the middle of the street. Signboards advertise ice cream an...

Photograph

Charley Minney

Date:  date unknown

Description: Charley Minney posing in front of Villa Louis.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the east terrace at Villa Louis. The Dousman's office building is in the background. Relaxing near the home are Louis DeVierville Dousman, Judith D...

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...

Date: 1922-3-26

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Old landmark fast being blotted out

Date: 1911-4-02

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Villa Louis

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Photograph

Railroad Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a railroad bridge, constructed of heavy steel that sits on massive stone supports. Wooded hills stand in the background.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Legion may get famed old villa

Date: 1934-4-08

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

College

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: View of St. Mary's Institute in 1872, and a view of St. Mary's College in 1922.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior of Koska Hall on the third floor of Campion Jesuit High School. This was used as a study hall.

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