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Brisbois Grave

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Brisbois grave, a view of the tomb of Michael Brisbois.

Date:  date unknown

Description: This 19th century manuscript map shows land claims near the confluence of the Wisconsin River with the Mississippi River in the Town of Bridgeport, Crawfor...

Date: 1925 ca.

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

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Former building of the Astor Company, also known as the Brisbois Fur Trading Post. The American Fur Company, which had been organized by John Jacob Astor i...

Postcard

Campion College

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of Campion College, formerly the Sacred Heart College.

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Bluff Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Bluff street looking west.

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...

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Brisbois Hotel

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois Hotel, built in the early 1860's, and used as a hospital during the Civil War. It was later part of Campion High School.

Postcard

Campion College

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A front view of Campion College.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A covered bridge across the Wisconsin River.

Photograph

DeLury Log Cabin

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of the DeLury log cabin, where four generations (at time of photo) of the same family have lived. Probably built around 1840.

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Brisbois Hotel

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Brisbois Hotel, later part of Campion College.

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Fort Crawford

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford. Tomb in the U.S. Military cemetery.

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Street Corner

Date: 1965-07-05 

Description: Street corner with gasoline station, 7-Up sign in front of restaurant next door, and several storefronts across the street.

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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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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...

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D. Scanlon House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: D. Scanlon house on N. Beaumont Street.

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Barnum Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from along railroad tracks of a train arriving at the depot. There is a child in the doorway of the depot, and a woman in the background is carrying a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from a hill towards houses and outbuildings. A man stands on a board sidewalk in front of a group of houses. A woman and young girl stand near the ent...

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