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Map or Atlas

La Crosse, Wis.

Date: 1873 

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

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Construction of a railroad bridge on the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad line. A set of railroad tracks is in the foreground, running along the s...

Date: 1890 

Description: Pages 16 and 17 of midwife Mary Gerrard's journal in which she recorded names and birth dates of infants she delivered.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph view, looking northeast from the high school.

Date: 1874 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, railroads, and roads. The map was compiled by the civil engineer and city surveyor agent H.I....

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The sidewheel packet, "Keokuk," loaded with passengers beside a barge at a landing. The landing is filled with people and horse-drawn vehicles. The sign on...

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: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph view, looking east from the high school of La Crosse.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Brewery workers, posed in front of stacked beer barrels. Pictured (2nd row, far right) is Louis Schreiber (1861-1923) who immigrated to Wisconsin from Bava...

Photograph

Playing Chess

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Reverend Henry Faville and his son, Ted, are seated around a small table playing chess in their home.

Date: 1857 

Description: This map show city plats including the name and number of the plats as well as some land ownership. Some of the plats have manuscript annotations outlined...

Date: 1860-04 ca.

Description: Accompanying this sketch is H√∂lzlhuber's description of his last foray from Milwaukee before leaving America. "Before my return to Europe, D. Brandis, the...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Reverend John Blaschke of St. Wenceslas Church.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This map of the southern part of La Crosse is pen on cloth and shows proposed streets crossing the lands of Jane Usher and the Green Bay, Winona and St. Pa...

Date: 1887 

Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse, with six insets including residences, a store front, The John Gund Brewing Company, and C. & J. Michel Brewing Company.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Caption reads, "Sam D. Conant at cottage." A woman sits on the boardwalk and looks at the child.

Date: 1885-12-02 before

Description: Fringed red silk overlay cover and gold silk ribbon backed menu page, sewn at top, for a "Complimentary Banquet to Hon. Wm. F. Cody, (Buffalo Bill) by his...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: This map of La Crosse shows wards 1-20, streets, railroads, the Inter State Fair Grounds, islands, and the Mississippi River. Relief is shown by hachures....

Date: 1891 

Description: A painting of the new (as of 1891) bridge over the Mississippi River in La Crosse. The bridge was built by the Clinton Bridge Co.

Map or Atlas

Onalaska Sanborn Map

Date: 1894-05 

Description: Sheet 2 of an Onalaska Sanborn map, including 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Streets.

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