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Date: 1800 after

Description: This map show a plat and covers the area bordered by Main to King streets and from 15th to 17th streets.


La Crosse Landscape

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1960 

Description: This map is oriented with north to the right and includes an index of streets. The back of the map features text about La Crosse.

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: 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...


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...

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: 2014-03 

Description: Michael Pierce Murphy in his giant leprauchan hat and decorated scooter wheelchair at Becker Plaza.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of a variety of storefronts in bustling downtown. On the left side of the street is Berman's, Cremer's Jewelers, Liggett's Drugs, and Kinney's Shoes....


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,...

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...


Wheel Chair Lift

Date: 2013 

Description: Crystal (Courtney) is assisted by a lift for her wheelchair into a van at Becker Plaza. The lift operator is wearing a Green Bay Packers sweatshirt. Buildi...

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,...

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: 1886 

Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and features inset maps of a plat of E.D. Clinton and Blackwell’s add’n to the City of La Crosse. Wards (1-10) shaded...

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: 1857 ca.

Description: This map shows section corners, quarter section corners, foundry, steam saw mill, steam grist mill, planning mill, court house, baptist church, congregatio...

Date: 1954 

Description: This map of La Crosse shows residential, multiple dwelling, local business, commercial, light industrial, heavy industrial and special multiple dwelling la...

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...

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....

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