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Stock Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the street on Stock Day. Horses and wagons are traveling down the street. The Bridgeport Hotel and the post office are on the right side....

Date:  date unknown

Description: South lawn looking west from gazebo toward fountain. A path crosses the foreground, and the Dousman's dog, Folo, lounges on the lawn.

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Stock Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of horses and wagons being prepared on Stock Day. There is a steep hill with trees behind farm buildings.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated panoramic view of the west lawn at Villa Louis. Several trees and shrubs, a flag pole, and a swimming hole can be seen in the yard. A pontoon rail...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Black Hawk Avenue.

Date: 1912 

Description: Group portrait of quarrymen posing with their implements. There are carts on tracks that lead to the cliffs of the quarry behind the group.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View along the path leading to the east entrance at Villa Louis. The herringbone pattered brick path is lined with trees and coleus plants.

Date: 1930-08-29 

Description: Group portrait of construction workers, two women and a dog at the railroad tracks near the depot. They are posed near a crane. A group of people stand on...

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.

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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: 1961-08-19 ca.

Description: View straight through support structure of underside of a bridge that crosses the Wisconsin River. The far shoreline of trees and hills can be seen in the...

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Description: The sidewheel excursion, "Saint Paul" of the Jo Packet Line, near the Dousman House, the "Senator".

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:  date unknown

Description: View of the East Walkway at Villa Louis. The walk is lined with trees and flower beds.

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...

Photograph

Pile-Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.

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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...

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Depot and Train

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A moving train departs the Ferryville depot. Two men are near wooden boxes and containers. Four girls sit on the ground near the platform, and one of them...

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Villa Louis Grounds

Date:  date unknown

Description: Composite panoramic view showing gazebo, star bed, and southeast corner of the lawn.

Date: 1859 

Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...

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