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Date: 1865 

Description: This is a collection of two plat maps. The first map shows lots, streets, and farm lot 25. Written in ink, the top of the map reads: Plat of Prairie du Ch...

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Villa Louis

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Interior view of the front hallway of Villa Louis.

Date: 1858 

Description: This map shows streets, lots, and landownership. Also included are notations in pencil and blue colored pencil. Some lots are colored in blue, green, or...

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Pile-Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.

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Brisbois House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A view of the entrance to the Brisbois house.

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: This map is pen-and-ink and served as the model for the lithograph produced in 1828 by C.B. Graham. Landowners are labeled as is the Mississippi River.

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Marquette Monument

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Marquette Monument at St. Mary's College.

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North First Street

Date: 1931 

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

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Woman's Building

Date: 1959 

Description: Woman's Building, one of the oldest buildings in the city. It is believed to have been built in 1842 by John Folsom, an early settler and farmer on the hei...

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French Cemetery

Date: 1953 

Description: French Cemetery.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A horse-drawn carriage pauses along a fence on the right side of a dirt road. Houses stand to the left.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An outdoor family portrait with a golf theme. Several members are sitting on a bench and the lawn, with a large house in the background. There are two dogs...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Diamond Jo warehouse, a view from the river.

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Mississippi River

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Mississippi River from the Brisbois Mansion. Left to right: Dousman House Hotel, railroad station, electrical plant smoke stack, Diamond Jo warehouse, and...

Date: 1880 

Description: Artesian Well, located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since renamed Wacouta). It was dubbed by some to be the "Grea...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Astor fur trading building, The Northwest Fur Company, in 1808. This building later used as a post office before the Civil War.

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Fort Crawford

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fort Crawford Hospital.

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"Villa Louis"

Date: 1953 

Description: Villa Louis, the mansion of Hercules Dousman.

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Bluff Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking east down dirt road. Commercial buildings and storefronts line the road.

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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