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Date:  date unknown

Description: The former Astor (American Fur Trading Company) post building, now a museum of local history and fur trading history. There is a sign reading, "The Riversi...

Date: 1931-01-23 

Description: View from shoreline of bridge during construction over the icy river.

Date: 1908 before

Description: St. Gabriel's Church. The parish was organized in 1817, the site of this church was acquired in 1836, and building began in 1839 under Father Cretin; Fathe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter view of the front and side of the Congregational Church at the bottom of a steep, tree-lined hill. A wooden building with narrow arched windo...

Date: 1931 

Description: View from shoreline of a crane lifting machinery to workers at the top of the bridge during construction. Words on the crane reads, "Stevens Brothers and S...

Photograph

Bay State House

Date: 1925-08-04 

Description: View from across street of three-story, classical revival, Bay State House. There is a side wing and a two-story porch across the front. An automobile is p...

Photograph

Ferryville Depot

Date: 1925 

Description: Train stopped at the Ferryville depot. The caption reads, "Limited Going 50 Miles."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Methodist Episcopal Church with bell tower and stained glass windows. To the right of the church is a smaller building, and behind the chur...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: The Museum of Medical Progress at the site of Fort Crawford military hospital.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

St. Mary's Academy

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of a statue of Marquette in the St. Mary's Academy Marquette Monument.

Date: 1922 

Description: View across street of commercial buildings, with a tree-lined hill in the far background. A group of men and women are standing on the porch of the brick b...

Photograph

Brisbois House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A view of the entrance to the Brisbois house.

Date: 1864 after

Description: A view of North Campus at St. Mary Academy taken from a brick walkway. A few structures are visible in the background, and a bench stands near the path.

Date:  

Description: Graves of Michel Brisbois and (?) Tilmont on a bluff overlooking Prairie du Chien.

Date: 1926 

Description: View from road of a service station on the left with gas pumps. Next door is a meat market, a restaurant and a bank. A man is standing in front of the serv...

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 backside...

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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men and children standing in the middle of the unpaved street. On the left are storefronts, and in the far distance is a church and tree-lined rid...

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...

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