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Photograph

Bridgeport Depot

Date: 1909 

Description: Elevated view of the Bridgeport depot on the Wisconsin River. A group of men and boys pose on the platform. There is a Wells Fargo Company Express sign bel...

Photograph

French Cemetery

Date: 1953 

Description: French Cemetery.

Date: 1961-08-13 ca.

Description: A pasture along Highway 60 on a foggy morning. In the middle of the pasture near a fence is a sign for "WIS 60" underneath a caricatured Native American fi...

Date: 1949-03-28 

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

Photograph

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.

Photograph

French Cemetery

Date: 1953 

Description: Tombstone of Jean Joseph Rolette, first agent of the American Fur Company at this post, in the French Cemetery.

Photograph

Bridgeport Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: The exterior of the Bridgeport Hotel. A man, boy, dog, and two women stand on the porch.

Drawing

School

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: The first school house at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.

Photograph

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.

Photograph

Dousman House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Dousman House seen from the Mississippi River.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Postcard of an interior view of the Prairie du Chien City Library, with library board members seated at a table. The card is embossed with a round stamp wi...

Photograph

Public School

Date:  date unknown

Description: A class of children and a teacher pose outside the school building in the winter.

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...

Map or Atlas

Railroad Plan

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Railroad plan of Prairie du Chien.

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Ruins at Fort Crawford.

Photograph

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: 1920 ca.

Description: Astor fur trading building, The Northwest Fur Company, in 1808. This building later used as a post office before the Civil War.

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 back of...

Photograph

Dousman House Hotel

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Dousman Hotel, built about 1862.

Photograph

Villa Louis

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View from field of Villa Louis, the residence of Hercules L. Dousman.

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