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French Cemetery

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: French Cemetery, showing the grave of Mrs. Alexander Gardipe.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the De Soto depot. A locomotive, blowing steam, is approaching the platform, where a small group of people waits to board. A boxcar on the...

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French Cemetery

Date: 1953 

Description: French Cemetery.

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Fort Crawford

Date: 1864 

Description: Fort Crawford was decommissioned in 1856, having outlived its usefulness as a frontier post. During the Civil War, however, it functioned as a military ho...

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Looking South

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking down bluff of a residential neighborhood. On the right is the Mississippi River. Railroad tracks run along the shoreline towards more bluffs.

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French Cemetery

Date: 1953 

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

Date:  

Description: Aline W. Hazard, WHA Homemakers program director, visits a sorghum mill in Prairie du Chien for her on-the-spot reporting of unusual Wisconsin industries.

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Residential Street

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph looking northeast from Case's Block.

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Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of young men stand in the far background on a dirt road. Homes are on either side of the street.

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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.

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Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: Locomotive at the De Soto depot on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad line. The Mississippi River is on the left.

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Vedder House

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: The Cornelia Vedder house. Described as the house "where George Winnie, a conductor on the Milwaukee and Prairie du Chien Railroad, stayed at the end of hi...

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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men and children standing in the middle of the unpaved street. On the left are storefronts, and in the far distance is a church and tree-lined rid...

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Dousman Family

Date:  date unknown

Description: Page from photo album showing Nina S. Dousman and three sisters posed outdoors while hiking in a coulee, north of town. Nina is seated and reading. Three o...

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St. Mary Academy

Date: 1864 after

Description: A view of a gazebo, porch, and benches on the campus of St. Mary Academy. The lawn overlooks the Iowa Bluffs near the Mississippi River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: These 19th-century manuscript maps show the survey of much of Crawford County, Wisconsin. Plats for the towns of Prairie du Chien and Bridgeport and for th...

Date: 1925 

Description: View down double set of railroad tracks with the De Soto depot on the left and the Mississippi River on the right. A car is parked at the depot, and bluffs...

Date: 1961-08-20 ca.

Description: Three large rows of stacked logs are piled outside a small factory building.

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Villa Louis Tea

Date: 1948-05-21 

Description: Mrs. W.H. Guest, Madison, dressed in costume, uses the petal strewn pool for a mirror.

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