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Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Kane's Hotel, built in about 1839 by Ezekiel Tainter, and then called the Phoenix Hotel, on Main Street. It passed through many hands but retained the orig...
Description: The Diamond Jo warehouse.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A view of the Lower Mill.
Description: View from crowd of a pair of trapeze acrobats performing at a street fair.
Description: A front view of the Bribois house. It was built from limestone sold by the government after the construction of Fort Crawford.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford ruins. This image may be even earlier than 1875; by the 1880's almost nothing was left of the actual fort compound buildings.
Description: Union troops at Lawler Hall which was used as a U.S. military hospital during the Civil War. Originally built as the Brisbois Hotel in 1857, it was given f...
Date: date unknown
Description: Aerial view of the Prairie du Chien plant of Oscar Mayer & Co.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: A view of Fort Crawford (the second site and buildings of 1829-?).
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...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A view of the Brisbois House from across the railroad tracks.
Date: 1900 after
Description: This photocopy map shows blocks, lots, subdivisions, city wards, buildings, some landownership, and the Mississippi River. The map margins include business...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of the Prairie du Chien Sanitarium. Established in 1903, became a general hospital in the 1930s.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford. Tomb in the U.S. Military cemetery.
Date: 1901 ca.
Description: The offices of the American Fur Company.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph of an artesian well, located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since renamed Wacouta). Construction was com...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View seen from Brisbois Bluff.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Interior view of the front hallway of Villa Louis.
Description: A view of Campion College, formerly the Sacred Heart College.
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