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Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Looking toward Grand Dad Bluff.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Elevated view of La Crosse from Grand Dad's Bluff.
Description: Hand-colored postcard, exterior view of St. Rose Chapel.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The flour mill at Listman Mill Company.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of a row of businesses on Main Street. Erhart's Drugstore is on the left, and advertises film and cigars, in addition to drugs. W.T. Irvine, optician,...
Date: 1904 ca.
Description: Fourth Street, looking north from Pearl Street. Text on postcard reads, "I am stopping with Mertie- Emma"
Description: View down Main Street with multiple two-storied businesses, and a gazebo.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Winding tributaries leading to Mississippi River.
Description: A view of Main street, looking east from Fourth Street. It is interesting to note that "The Largest Whiskey House" saloon is located next door to a drug st...
Description: Exterior view of the La Crosse County Courthouse.
Description: The Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse.
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: date unknown
Description: Harbor full of steamboats. The shoreline is bustling with people walking amidst the buildings, piers and bridges.
Description: The Holway Mansion.
Description: Exterior of La Crosse Public Library.
Description: Fourth Street, looking north from Pearl Street.
Description: The Losey Memorial Arch, built in honor of Joseph W. Losey. Mr. Losey was an early pioneer lawyer of the town, made District Attorney in 1857 and City Atto...
Description: Residential homes on South 15th Street.
Description: Main Street.
Description: Lincoln Beachey, the best known aviator of the exhibition era, performed in Wisconsin with his Curtiss Pusher airplane on numerous occasions. This postcar...
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