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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: 1883 

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


Kwik Trip

Date: 2009 

Description: Exterior of Kwik Trip gas station on Cass Street.

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: 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: 2013-11-06 

Description: A young woman wearing an American flag design sweater, with a green and grey striped knapsack, skateboarding (skateboard unseen) on the sidewalk outside of...


Woman in Heels

Date: 2010 

Description: Woman in heels walks past a parked car on foggy day.

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: 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....

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...

Date: 2011-07-30 

Description: Firefighters respond to a fire at the Democratic Party Office at 118 Fifth Avenue. Viewed from Fourth Street intersection.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: This map is intended for tourists visiting La Crosse. The front of the map provides extensive text on attractions and activities in La Crosse while the bac...


Stoddard Hotel

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hotel Stoddard, "built by a company of wealthy citizens in response to a popular demand for a first-class hotel. It cost $240,000 and is one of the finest...

Date: 2008-10-01 

Description: Obama-Biden sign outside the La Crosse Center.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The harbor, showing the sidewheel packet, "Belle of La Crosse," and the sidewheel ferry "Alex McGregor." Other boats are also seen including two barges loa...

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

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: 1891 

Description: A painting of the new (as of 1891) bridge over the Mississippi River in La Crosse. The bridge was built by the Clinton Bridge Co.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 2012 ca.

Description: Sign mounted on a painted brick wall next to a doorway in a downtown alley. Features a head and shoulders caricature of a woman wearing glasses perched on...

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