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"Villa Louis"

Date: 1953 

Description: Villa Louis, the mansion of Hercules Dousman.

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Brisbois House

Date: 1940 ca.

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

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Bluff Street

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1953 

Description: The Diamond Jo warehouse.

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 backside...

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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 Hotel

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Brisbois Hotel, later part of Campion College.

Postcard

Campion College

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of Our Lady of the Angels Chapel at Campion College.

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Fort Crawford

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford. Hospital after restoration.

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Fort Crawford

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fort Crawford Hospital.

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Fort Crawford

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Former residence of the commanding officer. General Zachary Taylor was its first resident. It was subsequently rebuilt under the command of General Brooke....

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, after restoration by the United States Government. In the left background is the Prairie du Chien Sanitarium, built on the...

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Fort Crawford

Date: 1930 

Description: Ruins of Fort Crawford.

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View of Town

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Dr. Jesse Rowley driving the buggy. Dr. Rowley was a co-founder of the Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.

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Zephyr Locomotive

Date:  date unknown

Description: The diesel-powered Zephyr passenger train of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad on the tracks at the depot. The Zephyr was introduced at the Chicago...

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

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A view of Fort Crawford (1829-1835).

Postcard

Campion College

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A front view of Campion College.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Intended for tourists, this brochure features two maps with tourists sites along the Mississippi River. One map shows roads and populated places along the...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: The Museum of Medical Progress at the site of Fort Crawford military hospital.

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