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Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1911 

Description: View down dirt road. There is a millinery, dentist's office, drug store, Elsen House ice cream, and meat market. There are horse-drawn carriages on either...

Photograph

La Crosse Landscape

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View down Main Street with multiple two-storied businesses, and a gazebo.

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...

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...

Date: 2008 ca.

Description: View down highway as a truck drives towards a foggy horizon as the sun rises. The photographer was on his way to Madison when this picture was taken.

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: 1980 

Description: An elderly man sitting in the grass by a Windsor Canadian Whiskey billboard.

Photograph

South Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down South Street. Houses and trees line both sides of the road. Two trees on the left have had all their branches cut. There is a streetlight in the...

Date: 1857 

Description: Map of La Crosse County, Wisconsin showing village plat, farm houses, schools, roads, railroads, township names (New Amsterdam, Dacota, Minnesota, Driesbac...

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: 1953 ca.

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

Date: 2013-11-06 

Description: A young woman wearing an American flag design sweater, with a green and grey striped knapsack, skateboarding (skateboard unseen) on the sidewalk outside of...

Date: 2004 ca.

Description: Portrait of three Hmong children.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The sidewheel packet, "Keokuk", loaded with passengers beside a barge at a landing. Landing is filled with people and horse pulled vehicles. Sign on side o...

Date: 2007-10 

Description: Kathy Vehrenkamp, Mrs. Oktoberfest 1991, walking down the sidewalk in costume and proudly displaying her ribbon.

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: 1915 ca.

Description: View down Main Street looking west.

Date: 1842 

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

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,...

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