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Date: 1891 

Description: This map of La Crosse shows eighteen city wards in red, railroads, cemeteries, fair grounds, labeled streets, islands, and the Mississippi River. The left...

Date: 2010 

Description: Teenage girl using cellphone while sitting on a bench outdoors.

Date: 2009 

Description: Group of people line up for Hunger Task Force delivery.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down street towards men at work on a boarded-up building on a street corner. A city bus enters the street on the left. In the background is the Cathed...

Date: 2007-10 

Description: Kathy Vehrenkamp, Mrs. Oktoberfest 1991, walking down the sidewalk in costume and proudly displaying her ribbon.


Unconscious Woman

Date: 2012 ca.

Description: A woman lies unconscious on the sidewalk, with two people at her side, on the corner of 4th & Pearl Streets. The Heavy Rescue fire truck has arrived with e...

Date: 1954 

Description: This map of La Crosse shows residential, multiple dwelling, local business, commercial, light industrial, heavy industrial and special multiple dwelling la...


Grandad Bluff

Date:  date unknown

Description: Grandad Bluff.

Date: 2013-08 

Description: La Crosse Fire Chief Greg Cleveland, standing along 2nd Street, at the Oktoberfest Parade. He is wearing his dress uniform and sunglasses. On the sidewalk,...


Mapleleaf Parade

Date: 2013-10 

Description: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse international students on parade with their national flags during the Mapleleaf Parade on 2nd Street, an Oktoberfest even...

Date: 2014-04-10 

Description: The owner of La Crosse Radio Group, Jacklyn Daniels, gazes out of the window at the riverside. The event was the DMI Trend Showcase in the Cargill Room. S...


Main Street

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Main Street, looking west from Sixth Street.

Date: 1883 

Description: This map shows ward boundaries, names of additions, streets, bridges, mills, schools, religious buildings, businesses, hotels, railroads, factories, brewer...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a row of businesses on Main Street. Erhart's Drugstore is on the left, and advertises film and cigars, in addition to drugs. W.T. Irvine, optician,...


La Crosse Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad passenger cars parked near the Cameron House and the depot.

Date: 2012 ca.

Description: Beth, a neighbor of the photographer, smoking during a snowstorm on 7th Street. She is wearing a brown sweater with a shawl collar, an unzipped red coat, a...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The harbor, showing the sidewheel packet, "Belle of La Crosse," and the sidewheel ferry "Alex McGregor." Other boats are also seen including two barges loa...


Mapleleaf Parade

Date: 2013-09 

Description: Oktoberfest frolickers on parade during the Mapleleaf Parade on 2nd Street. The woman and man in the foreground are wearing ethnic costumes with many butto...


Eye of the Tiger

Date: 2007 ca.

Description: Exterior view of "Eye of the Tiger Custom Tattoo."

Date: 1800 after

Description: This map show a plat and covers the area bordered by Main to King streets and from 15th to 17th streets.

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