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Photograph

Scenic View

Date: 1914 

Description: View down path along rough road towards a building labeled "No. 4". The De Soto Depot, railroad tracks, a boxcar, and the Mississippi River are below on th...

Photograph

Scenic View

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of shoreline of boats tied along the banks the Mississippi River. A fish net drying rack is near the boats and a wooden walkway. The far shoreline is...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bird's-eye view from bluff. Far below is Main Street and the Mississippi River. The Bay State House facade can be seen among the buildings lining Main Stre...

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Lutheran Church

Date: 1930 

Description: View across road or path of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, which is a wood frame building with a double door entrance with transom windows above,...

Photograph

Bay State House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Bay State House hotel. The building features three stories, a porch, a balcony, and a gable roof.

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...

Photograph

New Creamery

Date: 1912 

Description: Two men in work uniforms pose on the loading of the newly constructed creamery. Another man on the extreme right is carrying a milk can.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1908 

Description: Elevated view of street, with horse-drawn vehicles parked in front of storefronts. A covered bridge is in the background.

Photograph

Barnum Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from along railroad tracks of a train arriving at the depot. There is a child in the doorway of the depot, and a woman in the background is carrying a...

Photograph

People's State Bank

Date: 1923 

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.

Photograph

Stock Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of horses and wagons on the road at Stock Day. There is a cattle pen in the foreground.

Date: 1931 

Description: The entrance to the bridge during construction. A worker works on the side of the bridge on the right. Other workers in the middle of the bridge lay boards...

Date: 1911-10-19 

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.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Whittler puts huge trains across river

Date: 1936-6-28

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

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.

Photograph

Residence District

Date: 1921 

Description: View down an unpaved street on a rolling hill. Wood framed houses and trees are on the left. The high school is in the background.

Photograph

View of Town

Date:  date unknown

Description: 1. Stone Astor Fur Co. building built in 1808. 2. Voth Cottage, built in 1930. 3. Brisbois mansion, built 1808, by Michael Brisbois. 4. Site of Hudson...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down road of entrance of bridge. A car is driving towards the viewer. Signs at the bridge entrance read: "Parking on the Bridge is Prohibited," "Wisco...

Map or Atlas

Prairie du Chien

Date: 1838 

Description: This map is a development plat that shows street names, numbered blocks and lots, and small farm lot owners. Included on the right of the map is a large a...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: A blurred image of a man as he is walking across the unpaved street which goes down to the Mississippi River. The Bay State House and more storefronts are...

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