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Cottage Community

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: 1929-01-15 

Description: Intended for tourists, this brochure, titled: "Winneshiek WorldÂ’s Famous Wild Life Refuge Historic Fort Crawford and Picturesque Prairie du Chien," feature...

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: This map is pen-and-ink and served as the model for the lithograph produced in 1828 by C.B. Graham. Landowners are labeled as is the Mississippi River.


James Fisher

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of James Fisher.


Fort Crawford

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford (the original site, 1816-1831).

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Former building of the Astor Company, also known as the Brisbois Fur Trading Post. At the time this photograph was taken, the structure was occupied by Ben...

Date: 1928-10-20 

Description: View of the Stone Crushing Plant on Hwy #27 near Soldiers Grove.


Campion College

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of Marquette Hall, a dormitory for students at Campion College.

Date: 1823 

Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fishing nets and implements and boats along the shoreline of the Mississippi River, with buildings visible in the background.


Highway Bridge

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The Highway bridge over the Mississippi River, erected in 1931-1932. View looking west toward Iowa.

Book or Pamphlet

Artesian Stock Farm

Date: 1884 

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,...

Date: 1985-06-01 

Description: William Meyer, owner of the Kickapoo Orchard at Gays Mills, adds pollen to beehives to help in pollination.


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.


Fort Shelby

Date: 1814 

Description: Fort Shelby built in 1814 and named for the Governor of Kentucky, was surrendered to British forces later in 1814 and renamed Fort McKay. Pictured here is...


Country Road

Date: 1961-09-09 ca.

Description: View down a country road with fences on both sides. In the distant sky, a cumulonimbus cloud is backlit by the sun. A farm with a barn and silo is on the r...


Campion College

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from a distance of Campion College.


Fort Crawford

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford. Hospital ruins.


Fort Crawford

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford, from a sketchbook attributed to Seth Eastman, 1808-1875. A graduate of West Point, Eastman briefly served at Fort Crawford, 1829-1839. ...


Downtown Barnum

Date: 2012-07-30 

Description: A view up a street, with a house and truck on the right.

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