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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: 2013 ca.

Description: A blind man with a white cane waits on the corner of 7th & Cass Streets. He is wearing jeans, a denim jacket, blaze orange hat and boots. Snow is piled on...

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.

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....


La Crosse Landscape

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across dirt road of farms and farm buildings in a valley.

Date: 1954 

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

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: 2013 

Description: A married couple, Carrie and Prentice Vaughn, riding together into the distance in their wheelchairs on the sidewalk on 7th Street. On the right is a large...

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: 1893 

Description: This map of La Crosse shows city ward boundaries in red, streets, railroads, cemeteries, Grand station crossing, the road to French Island, depots, Lake Pa...

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: 2014-02 

Description: Elevated view of fire and ambulance vehicles after dark at Becker Plaza. In the background is a parking lot. Snow is on the ground.

Map or Atlas

La Crosse, Wisconsin

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: This map is intended for tourists of La Crosse. The cover features images of farms and natural land and reads: "friends are but strangers... we have yet to...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: This map is intended for tourists of La Crosse. The front of the map is text about attractions, activities, and accommodations in La Crosse. The back is th...


Rescue Squad

Date: 2012 ca.

Description: Gundersen Tri-State ambulance and fire truck personnel rescue a man who may have had a seizure at the Bimbo Bakery. The vehicles are parked in the street,...

Date: 1940 

Description: This map of La Crosse shows different types of land zoning: residence, multiple dwelling, local business, commercial, light industrial, heavy industrial, w...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map of the City of La Crosse is a plat of Pike & Co's Addition. The map shows street names, block and lot numbers, the South La Crosee River, and the...

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: 2014-02 

Description: Students walking on the Viterbo University campus in winter. Viterbo University is a Roman Catholic liberal arts university. On the right are banners, on t...

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map of La Crosse shows twenty wards, some rural lots with acreages, streets, railroads, depots, bridges, cemeteries, parks, schools, islands, and the...

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