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Court House

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: The court house in La Crosse.

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Mississippi River

Date: 2010 ca.

Description: View of two bridges, a pier, and trees along the Mississippi River.

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Court House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The La Crosse Court House

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Farm Scene

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A view of a farm in the "Coulee Country" near La Crosse during the Spring. There is a long ditch in the foreground.

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Brewery

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View across road of a brewery in a residential area. Children are standing on the sidewalk, and on the lawn near a hammock and a lawn swing. A tall industr...

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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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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: 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...

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Hussa's Brewery

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of back of Hussa's brewery. There is a tall chimney on the left, and a yard with piles of lumber is in the foreground.

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Library Interior

Date: 2010 

Description: Interior view of La Crosse library. Two men are talking near a display of books. A balcony in the background has a display of quilts.

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Charles Kuralt

Date: 1990 

Description: Charles Kuralt standing at a podium on the night he received the Pope John XXIII Award for Distinguished Service at Viterbo College.

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Date: 1912 

Description: Colorized photographic postcard across street towards pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles in front of a row of shops.

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Voting Stalls

Date: 2012-11 

Description: Voting stalls in the Franciscan-Mayo Professional Arts Building. In the background are brickwork, arched windows, a scoreboard and a clock. The floor is wo...

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: 2012 

Description: Press conference podium area in the City Hall for a double-homicide case, with main suspect (later convicted), Jeffrey Lepsch, pictured twice. American and...

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I Miss My Cat

Date: 2013 ca.

Description: Graffiti on a stone plinth reads “I miss my cat” below a stenciled image of a cat wearing sunglasses on 5th Street. Above, another partial sign reads "Repa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down dirt road with destroyed buildings on both sides. There are many piles of rubble, and some buildings are gutted shells. Pedestrians walk along ro...

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Warehouse

Date: 1980-10 

Description: Warehouse, State Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Monroe Palmer Octagon house, built about 1852 at Neshonoc, Wisconsin, and moved to this site in 1890.

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