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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...

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:  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...


La Crosse Landscape

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1905 

Description: A view of Main street, looking east from Fourth Street. It is interesting to note that "The Largest Whiskey House" saloon is located next door to a drug st...

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: 1971-03-31 

Description: The passenger terminal and control tower at the La Crosse Airport.

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: 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.

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: This map of La Crosse shows eighteen city wards in red, railroads, cemeteries, fair grounds, labeled streets, islands, and the Mississippi River. The left...

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: 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...

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: 1900 after

Description: This map is pencil on tracing paper and shows profiles of local streets. Sheet 6 is hand-colored and some sheets are missing.



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: 1880 

Description: This map of La Crosse shows the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad, the Southern Minnesota Railroad and the Chicago, Dubuque and Minnesota Railroad,...


Lincoln Beachey

Date: 1912-09-25 

Description: Lincoln Beachey, the best known aviator of the exhibition era, performed in Wisconsin with his Curtiss Pusher airplane on numerous occasions. This postcar...

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...

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...

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