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Date: 1924 

Description: View down unpaved street towards a general store on the left. The sign on the awning in front reads: "Homstad Store." A gas pump, parked car and large tree...

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Old Welsh Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across graveyard of the Old Welsh Church. The Jenkins family tombstones are in the foreground. Separating the cemetery from the church is a wooden fen...

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Description: Copy of an artist's rendition of the exterior view of the La Crosse Public Library. Upper center area of photograph reads: "La Crosse Public Library." Lowe...

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Affiliated Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter view from across a road of the Affiliated Church. An arched stained glass window is in the front on the left. Tall rectangular stained glass...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of the La Crosse post office, which was destroyed in 1977.

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Prospect Avenue

Date: 1924 

Description: View down Prospect Avenue, with men sitting on a bench by the "Steponet" gas pumps in front of a storefront. A man stands on the sidewalk in front of the b...

Date: 1939 

Description: A view of young students at Lincoln School clustered around a long table and drinking milk out of glass bottles. In the background two art easels and plant...

Date: 2008-10-01 

Description: President Barack Obama speaks at rally. Members of the crowd raise their signs in support.

Date: 1972 

Description: The home of William W. Cargill.

Date: 2013-08 

Description: La Crosse Fire Chief Greg Cleveland, standing along 2nd Street, at the Oktoberfest Parade. He is wearing his dress uniform and sunglasses. On the sidewalk,...

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Tree-Lined Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Residential scene with a dirt road and homes on both sides. There is a church building in the middle distance, and bluffs in the background.

Photograph

The Coulee Region

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down hill towards valley of farming country in the “Coulee Region”.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of La Crosse Public Library.

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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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: 1922 

Description: Elevated view across water of a stone building next to an earthen dam on the La Crosse River. There is an archway on the side of the building at the river...

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Scene at Bangor

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of railroad tracks near a railroad station on the left and a residential road on the right. There is a row of utility lines leading into the far dista...

Date: 1911 

Description: View down middle of unpaved Main Street. There are large trees along the sidewalk on the left. Businesses line both sides of the street, and there is a sta...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Several steamboats in the harbor, with J.J. Hogan Wholesale Grocery store on shoreline.

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