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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.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Former building of the Astor Company, also known as the Brisbois Fur Trading Post. At the time this photograph was taken, the structure was occupied by Ben...

Photograph

Highway Bridge

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The Highway bridge over the Mississippi River, erected in 1931-1932. View looking west toward Iowa.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of town with St. Mary's Academy seen in the background.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Black Hawk Avenue.

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...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View of the Burlington Railroad tracks south of the city, near Campion College.

Postcard

High School

Date: 1906 ca.

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

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over both channels of the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien, and McGregor, Iowa. East draw, 396...

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Description: Graves of Michel Brisbois and (?) Tilmont on a bluff overlooking Prairie du Chien.

Photograph

Warehouse

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of warehouse, which was formerly a five storied grain elevator. This building stood downstream from the Diamond Jo warehouse. The Mississippi Rive...

Date: 1898 

Description: Dousman family and house party guests dressed for a fancy ball. They are posed on the staircase and in the hall and are wearing fancy dress or costumes. On...

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

Galtier Tomb

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Galtier tomb, burial place of Father Lucien Galtier who was chaplain of the parish from 1847 to 1866.

Postcard

Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.

Map or Atlas

Prairie du Chien

Date: 1838 

Description: This map is a development plat that shows street names, numbered blocks and lots, and small farm lot owners. Included on the right of the map is a large a...

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: 1905 ca.

Description: St. Mary's College and Academy.

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