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Photograph

Merle Haggard

Date: 2013-07-20 

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...

Date: 1947 

Description: International Model K trucks in the shop. These trucks were owned and operated by Gateway City Transfer Company of La Crosse.

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: An aerial view of La Crosse with Onalaska in the background. The highway is U.S. Highway 53 and the State Highway 35.

Date: 2004 

Description: View from across street of a man holding Bush-Cheney '04 sign along intersection. A man next to him holds an illegible sign.

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...

Postcard

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...

Photograph

Mapleleaf Parade

Date: 2013-10 

Description: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse international students on parade with their national flags during the Mapleleaf Parade on 2nd Street, an Oktoberfest even...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down a street filled with automobiles and pedestrians, with buildings lining each side.

Date: 1971-03-31 

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

Photograph

Homeless Man

Date: 2003 

Description: A homeless man holding a cardboard sign that reads "HOMELESS HUNGRY ANY Thing HELPS GOD BLESS" on Rose Street intersection.

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: 1980 

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

Photograph

Paper Boy

Date: 2012 ca.

Description: Paper boy riding a bike along Charles Street on Labor Day. He is wearing a green shirt, camouflage shorts and white tennis shoes. In the background is a ne...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An aerial view of La Crosse and the Mississippi River with the bridge drawn in to show what the finished product would look like.

Photograph

Storefronts

Date: 2006 ca.

Description: View from across street of exterior of "Sleep Concepts" store and rug store. Bean bags are set up on the sidewalk near a sandwich board sign.

Photograph

Family Portrait

Date: 2012-05-28 

Description: An African-American family poses on the sidewalk for a group portrait, while waiting at the corner of 6th & King Streets, for the Memorial Day Parade. The...

Photograph

La Crosse Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad passenger cars parked near the Cameron House and the depot.

Photograph

"American Queen"

Date: 2007 

Description: The paddle wheel of the "American Queen".

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,...

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