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Date: 1858 

Description: This map shows streets, lots, and landownership. Also included are notations in pencil and blue colored pencil. Some lots are colored in blue, green, or...

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows streets and lots. The right side of the map includes notes on widths of streets and certifications. The top right reads: "Parish's Additio...

Date: 1972-12-22 

Description: Senator William Proxmire walked thousands of miles in Wisconsin to meet constituents. Here he is, in a snowmobile suit, shaking hands with a woman outside...

Date:  date unknown

Description: This map shows farm lots and private land claims on Prairie du Chien. The bottom left margin reads: "Part of sec. 1, T6 N, R 7W and sec. 36, T 7N, R 7W. S...

Date: 1953 

Description: The Diamond Jo warehouse.

Date: 1949-03-28 

Description: Aerial photograph of Prairie du Chien showing the Mississippi River in the upper portion of the picture.

Photograph

View of Gays Mills

Date: 1940 

Description: View of Gays Mills from a bluff overlooking the town. A man sits on a fence in the foreground.

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...

Photograph

Building and River

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A large building, possibly a mill, next to a river.

Date: 1865 

Description: This is a collection of two plat maps. The first map shows lots, streets, and farm lot 25. Written in ink, the top of the map reads: Plat of Prairie du Ch...

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: A winter view of the depot with a passenger train. Passengers are on the platform. The engineer is leaning out the window of the locomotive. In the backgro...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Photograph of a painting by Cal Peters depicting the Winnebago attack on the Gagnier homestead in 1827 and the killing of Registre Gagnier. The homestead...

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Description: A large group of men of various ages sitting outdoors on a large mound of empty clam shells. The shells have holes drilled in them, probably for the pearl...

Date: 1953 

Description: The Diamond Jo warehouse.

Photograph

People's State Bank

Date: 1923 

Description: Exterior view from across street of the People's State Bank decorated to honor the 250th anniversary of the discovery of the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Beaumont Memorial

Date: 1931-08 

Description: The Beaumont memorial marker on the site of Fort Crawford.

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...

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Postcard

Sanitarium

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Prairie du Chien Sanitarium. Established in 1903, became a general hospital in the 1930s.

Date: 1898 

Description: Dousman family entertaining house guests on the lawn at Villa Louis. A table and chairs are set up on the grass and several of the group are holding baseba...

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