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Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the pile-pontoon railroad bridge across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The bridge was built and patented by John Lawler in 187...

Photograph

Fishing Dock

Date: 1965-07-05 ca.

Description: A fishing dock along the shore of the Mississippi River. A man is in a boat near the shoreline, and an automobile is behind a tree. A number of boats are l...

Date: 1870 

Description: During the War of 1812, the only battle fought in Wisconsin was in Prairie du Chien, in 1814. Made fifty-six years later, this birds eye drawing depicts th...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery. Photograph made before restoration by the United States Government. Soldiers' families were also buried in the cemetery.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: The old Indian agent's house.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, as seen before it was restored by the United States Government.

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...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Photograph of a painting by Cal Peters depicting construction of the first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin in 1816. In the painting, several...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View looking toward old Diamond Jo Warehouse, before the bridge was built.

Photograph

Abandoned Farm

Date: 1964-09-07 ca.

Description: View from slope of an abandoned farm with empty farmhouse and barn in a open area surround by trees and hills.

Photograph

Dousman House

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: "The Dousman House. The Resort of the Mississippi Valley, Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin."

Date: 1912 ca.

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

Date: 1898 

Description: Dousman family and house party guests playing billiards at Villa Louis. A lamp hangs over the table and prints are displayed on the walls. A display cabine...

Photograph

Lifting Fog

Date: 1961-08-20 ca.

Description: Fog lifts from a cornfield and low hills along Highway 131.

Postcard

High School

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: High School built in 1896. George Fairfield, President of the Board of Education.

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: 1914 

Description: View of a man, who is apparently blind in one eye, sitting on the running board of a Model T Ford touring automobile outdoors. A young girl is sitting in t...

Date: 1820 

Description: This map displays the plan for claiming various settlement zones in the Prairie des Chiens area in 1820. It shows Fort Crawford and 87 confirmed and unconf...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Schoolhouse at Lawerton(?), built 1859. There is a bell tower on the roof. Several of the windows are boarded up, and the door is either wide open or missi...

Photograph

North First Street

Date: 1931 

Description: View along North First Street showing the Brisbois house (center).

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