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Villa Louis Porch

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: The Dousman family and friends on the east porch of Villa Louis.

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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.

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Highway 61

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from hillside of car driving down a winding road. Their are cornfields on both sides of the road.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View across road of two men, a dog and a boy standing in front of a variety store.

Date:  

Description: Image of the historical marker for Gays Mills Apple Orchards overlooking the town of Gays Mills, Wisconsin. The marker stands to the left, leaving an eleva...

Date: 1961-08-20 

Description: Street scene with a Shell gasoline station, the Kitty Korner Kafe, and a phone booth in early morning fog.

Date: 1965-07-04 ca.

Description: A rural valley with a stream running through the pasture. In the background, a farm is visible through the trees.

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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...

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J.L. McLaughlin

Date: 1924 

Description: J.L. McLaughlin and wife, two sons and one daughter posing around their Flanders automobile in front of their house. Outdoor stairs are leading up to the s...

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Public School

Date: 1921 

Description: Exterior of the public school in Eastman. On the left is a large stack of logs, and near the entrance to the school is a hand-pump.

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: 1836 

Description: Drawing of Prairie du Chien in 1836. "From an old cut."

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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Villa Louis

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: Villa Louis, home of Hercules Dousman.

Postcard

Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The original Lawler pontoon bridge was replaced in 1910 by this pontoon bridge.

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Railroad Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a railroad bridge, constructed of heavy steel that sits on massive stone supports. Wooded hills stand in the background.

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Bridge Across River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down hill of a bridge across a river. There are railroad tracks going along the shoreline under the bridge.

Photograph

St. Mary's Academy

Date: 1907 ca.

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

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: This early 19th century manuscript map of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, shows sections, landownership and acreages, roads, and ferries in the towns of Bridg...

Date: 1864 

Description: Union troops at Lawler Hall which was used as a U.S. military hospital during the Civil War. Originally built as the Brisbois Hotel in 1857, it was given f...

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