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Photograph

Merle Haggard

Date: 2013-07-20 

Description: Merle Haggard posing in front of his Super Chief Santa Fe motor coach at the Southside Oktoberfest Grounds. He has his sunglasses hooked in the collar of h...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: This map is ink on tracing cloth and shows the Black River, French Slough, Little French Slough, the southern portion of North La Crosse, the Milwaukee & S...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: An aerial view of La Crosse with Onalaska in the background. The highway is U.S. Highway 53 and the State Highway 35.

Date: 2004 

Description: View from across street of a man holding Bush-Cheney '04 sign along intersection. A man next to him holds an illegible sign.

Date:  date unknown

Description: This is a collection of two copies of the same map that appear to be an inset removed from a larger map. The map shows lots, streets, and railroads. One co...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down a street filled with automobiles and pedestrians, with buildings lining each side.

Photograph

Paper Boy

Date: 2012 ca.

Description: Paper boy riding a bike along Charles Street on Labor Day. He is wearing a green shirt, camouflage shorts and white tennis shoes. In the background is a ne...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An aerial view of La Crosse and the Mississippi River with the bridge drawn in to show what the finished product would look like.

Photograph

Family Portrait

Date: 2012-05-28 

Description: An African-American family poses on the sidewalk for a group portrait, while waiting at the corner of 6th & King Streets, for the Memorial Day Parade. The...

Photograph

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: 1880 

Description: This map of La Crosse shows the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad, the Southern Minnesota Railroad and the Chicago, Dubuque and Minnesota Railroad,...

Date: 1905 

Description: A view of Main street, looking east from Fourth Street. It is interesting to note that "The Largest Whiskey House" saloon is located next door to a drug st...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of a variety of storefronts in bustling downtown. On the left side of the street is Berman's, Cremer's Jewelers, Liggett's Drugs, and Kinney's Shoes....

Photograph

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...

Postcard

Grandad Bluff

Date:  date unknown

Description: Grandad Bluff.

Date: 1886 

Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and features inset maps of a plat of E.D. Clinton and Blackwell’s add’n to the City of La Crosse. Wards (1-10) shaded...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: This map shows section corners, quarter section corners, foundry, steam saw mill, steam grist mill, planning mill, court house, baptist church, congregatio...

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,...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Aerial view of La Crosse and the Mississippi River. In the foreground is the new bridge as of 1953.

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