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Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown area including churches, homes, and large buildings, stretching to the horizon.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: St. Augustine's Church interior. This church is the original built by Father Mazzuchelli in 1844.

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First National Bank

Date: 1938-05-14 

Description: Exterior doorway of the First National Bank.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a man laying along the concrete sidewalk at the foot of sid Boyum's front porch steps, with one leg resting up on the steps. He is partially leanin...

Date:  

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

Photograph

Women Pedestrians

Date: 1911 

Description: Three women in large hats walking away from two streetcars on a windy day. Other men and women stand in the background. One of the streetcars has a sign th...

Photograph

Fourth Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Fourth Avenue, lined with a row of high Victorian style rooming houses.

Date: 1915-11-29 

Description: Elevated view of farmers driving horse-drawn wagons carrying cotton seed along a rural dirt road. Farm buildings are on a hill in the background.

Date: 1917 

Description: A group of distinguished men in hats stand around an International fire truck.

Date:  

Description: View from intersection of buildings on the corner of N. Pinckney and E. Washington Streets. On East Washington are the offices of C.P. Cooley, a restaurant...

Photograph

Raft of Lumber

Date: 1887 

Description: A raft of lumber which has been floated down the Wisconsin River to be broken up and sold. Two men stand on the raft, each near lumber stacked on a cart, o...

Photograph

Otis Elevator

Date: 1954 

Description: Elevated view from stairway of the ornate Otis elevator in the Wisconsin Historical Society building. This elevator was installed as original equipment in...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View across road towards loading dock of the Kingsbury Brewing Company. Printed on the side of the building are two advertisements for Kingsbury Beer.

Date: 1924-02-25 

Description: A car is parked on a brick-paved road outside the front of the factory. A sign on the front has the name of the factory and also says: "Four Cylinder Eng...

Date: 1955-08 

Description: Glenn M. Wise (Mrs. John Wise), Wisconsin's first woman Secretary of State, at her desk in the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Columbian Exposition pavilions from the vantage point of Lake Michigan. Included is an inset of the Union Passenger Station (now Uni...

Date: 1960-06-20 ca.

Description: Group photograph of attendees at the 51st annual national convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, in the St. Paul Aud...

Date: 1927 after

Description: The Beaufort river waterfront as seen from Lady's Island bridge featuring wooden buildings, piers and a tree-line in the background.

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of a country road with a small barn in the distance. Trees are on the right and left, and foliage covers the ground.

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