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Date: 1842 

Description: Drawing of Front and State Streets showing the first houses in La Crosse.

Date: 2008 

Description: The 400 Cass Street gas station was first constructed in 1928 and later became a Pure Oil station, when it was reopened by Henry Ott, in 1937.

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...

Photograph

Tire Yard

Date: 2009 

Description: Elevated view of a tire yard on a foggy day.

Date: 1960 

Description: This map is oriented with north to the right and includes an index of streets. The back of the map features text about La Crosse.

Date: 1954 

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

Photograph

Texting

Date: 2012 ca.

Description: Trixie, a young woman texting while standing on the sidewalk on 7th Street. She is wearing eyeglasses, a houndstooth patterned coat with jeans, and sheepsk...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1936 ca.

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

Date: 2007-05-28 

Description: A young girl dressed in red, white, and blue watches the Memorial Day parade while holding an American flag and sitting in a chair on the sidewalk.

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:  date unknown

Description: Several steamboats in the harbor, with J.J. Hogan Wholesale Grocery store on shoreline.

Photograph

Robert Gibbs

Date: 2008-10-01 

Description: Press Secretary Robert Gibbs poses outside Barack Obama rally. An American flag is in the background.

Map or Atlas

La Crosse, Wis.

Date: 1873 

Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse from the Mississippi River.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Residential homes on South 15th Street.

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: 2004 ca.

Description: Portrait of three Hmong children.

Photograph

Carriage Ride

Date: 2008 

Description: Family on carriage ride by a storefront with a sign that says: "The Elite."

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The bridge spanning the Mississippi River in La Crosse

Photograph

Buzzard Billy's

Date: 2006 ca.

Description: View from across street of "Buzzard Billy's." There is a decorative fish on top of the establishment.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Harbor full of steamboats. The shoreline is bustling with people walking amidst the buildings, piers and bridges.

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