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Photograph

Buzzard Billy's

Date: 2006 ca.

Description: View from across street of "Buzzard Billy's." There is a decorative fish on top of the establishment.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The sidewheel packet, Quincy, tied up at the levee. Bridge in background. Later named J.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.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Main Street, looking west from Sixth Street.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Levee in harbor, with boats, horse-drawn carriages, and steamboats.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View down Main Street looking west.

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 

Description: Two young women and an infant in a stroller pose for a picture at a gas station. One has her arm around the other.

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: 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: 1953 ca.

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

Postcard

Old Boat Yards

Date:  date unknown

Description: Old boat yards, with numerous steamboats, and buildings on the shoreline.

Date: 2008-10-01 

Description: A woman walks down the sidewalk. She wears a head covering and smiles at the camera, while two young girls follow close behind.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Harbor full of steamboats. The shoreline is bustling with people walking amidst the buildings, piers and bridges.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of the Villa St. Joseph featuring the main house in the center of the image, surrounded by a road and many smaller dwellings. A road runs in fr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from window looking down at the escape act of Madison magician Ben Bergor. He is beginning to make the escape from the straightjacket while the crowd...

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: 1905 ca.

Description: The Mississippi River shoreline.

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