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Photograph

Rescue Squad

Date: 2012 ca.

Description: Gundersen Tri-State ambulance and fire truck personnel rescue a man who may have had a seizure at the Bimbo Bakery. The vehicles are parked in the street,...

Photograph

Bridge in Fog

Date: 2010 

Description: Bridge over the Mississippi River on foggy morning.

Date: 1912 

Description: This blueprint map with color manuscript annotations shows an area now known as the Forest Hills Golf Club. Includes labels for land parcels, blocks and ro...

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:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of lumber raft on the Upper Mississippi River with shoreline in the background.

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse with nine insets of residences, schools, and the Court House and Jail.

Date: 1883 

Description: This map shows ward boundaries, names of additions, streets, bridges, mills, schools, religious buildings, businesses, hotels, railroads, factories, brewer...

Photograph

Mapleleaf Parade

Date: 2013-09 

Description: Oktoberfest frolickers on parade during the Mapleleaf Parade on 2nd Street. The woman and man in the foreground are wearing ethnic costumes with many butto...

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...

Photograph

"American Queen"

Date: 2007 

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

Postcard

Grandad Bluff

Date:  date unknown

Description: Grandad Bluff.

Date: 2010 

Description: Teenage girl using cellphone while sitting on a bench outdoors.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View down hill towards "Diamond Jo" steamboat docked on the shoreline of the Mississippi River while goods are being loaded onto the steamboat.

Date: 1953 ca.

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

Date: 2007-10 

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

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:  

Description: Letterhead of the G. Heileman Brewing Company of La Crosse, Wisconsin, with a musketeer-like figure holding a bottle of beer in one hand and raising a glas...

Date: 1936-03-16 

Description: Original caption reads: "Wm. J. Lankford - safe driver Gateway City Transfer Co. Taken by Madison Branch House." Mr. Lankford was likely the winner of a sa...

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.

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...

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