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Photograph

Tower Foundation

Date: 1898 

Description: View from water tower, showing the grove where Black Hawk's pursuers were supposed to have camped in 1832. The group of men are digging foundations for a...

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Schoolyard Baseball

Date:  date unknown

Description: Boys play a baseball game while a large crowd of spectators watches from the sidelines. Three stone buildings stand in the background, one of which has a b...

Date: 1880 after

Description: A view of Sacred Heart College and the surrounding landscape. Each dormer window has a cross on its peak and the center of the building has a bell tower.

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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.

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Brisbois House

Date: 1940 ca.

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

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Dousman Family

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Dousman family members sitting on a porch 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...

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Looking East

Date: 1916 

Description: View down unpaved street. A group of men, women, and children pose on the porch of a post office. Near them a man and boy pose on a pickup truck which is p...

Photograph

Halfway House

Date: 1924 

Description: A copy of an old photograph of the W. McAuley Halfway House, an inn between Prairie du Chien and Viroqua. Mr. McAuley sits on a chair while a granddaughter...

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St. Mary's Academy

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A view of St. Mary's Academy.

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Cottage

Date:  date unknown

Description: A one-room cottage on a hill. Two beds and a mirror are visible through the windows. The roofs of other buildings are visible beyond the hill.

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Residential Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down unpaved residential road. The Methodist Episcopal Church is on the right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and his two dogs pose on the snowy lawn outside his house. There are two trees in the front yard. One tree has a swing hanging from it.

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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...

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Business District

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across railroad tracks of the business district. On the left two people stand in front of a building on the corner with a signs that says: "Office". A...

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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Buggy Ride

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and two women pose in a four seat buggy. They are wearing suits, dresses and hats. Buildings and a fence appear in the background.

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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down street with three or four commercial buildings. On the right is a sign for a telephone pay station on a two-story clapboard building, and behind...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Four men are building the wall at Signal Point Lookout in Wyalusing State Park. They are part of Works Progress Administration (WPA) Project #8656-8.

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