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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Fourth Street, looking north from Pearl Street.
Date: 1904 ca.
Description: Fourth Street, looking north from Pearl Street. Text on postcard reads, "I am stopping with Mertie- Emma"
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...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: The Losey Memorial Arch, built in honor of Joseph W. Losey. Mr. Losey was an early pioneer lawyer of the town, made District Attorney in 1857 and City Atto...
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...
Description: Drawing of Front and State Streets showing the first houses in La Crosse.
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Elderly man walks outside while holding a bag and walking stick.
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: Grand Dad Bluff in La Crosse
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: This map is intended for tourists visiting La Crosse. The front of the map provides extensive text on attractions and activities in La Crosse while the bac...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Residential homes on South 15th Street.
Description: Firefighters respond to a fire at the Democratic Party Office at 118 Fifth Avenue. Viewed from Fourth Street intersection.
Description: Looking toward Grand Dad Bluff.
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...
Date: 2012 ca.
Description: Sign mounted on a painted brick wall next to a doorway in a downtown alley. Features a head and shoulders caricature of a woman wearing glasses perched on...
Description: The bridge over the Mississippi River in La Crosse.
Description: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse international students on parade with their national flags during the Mapleleaf Parade on 2nd Street, an Oktoberfest even...
Description: The Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse.
Description: Country/folk/rock band playing and singing, prior to the Merle Haggard and the Strangers performance at the Southside Oktoberfest Grounds. They are wearing...
Date: 1901 ca.
Description: Grand Dad Bluff in La Crosse with the Crusher building which was built in 1901 and burned in 1902. Text on the postcard reads, "I make my debut tonight- Au...
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