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Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Aerial view of La Crosse and the Mississippi River. In the foreground is the new bridge as of 1953.


Description: View along shoreline of the sternwheel excursion, J.S., getting ready to leave for Winona. A crowd is watching from the landing. A crane on the fron...

Date: 1871 

Description: Asaph Whittlesey arrived in Ashland in 1854, one of the earliest of the settlers who hoped the area would grow and make their fortunes. He drew this map of...


Catholic Church

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of front exterior of church with a steeple with a cross on top. On the right is a row of trees, and beyond there appears to be a field or marshy area....

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from street of Madison magician Ben Bergor being raised feet first (upside down) and in a straightjacket to perform an escape act outside a LaCrosse,...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The bridge spanning the Mississippi River in La Crosse

Date: 2008-10-01 

Description: President Barack Obama greets supporters at rally.

Date: 1961-09-16 

Description: Installation of Masonic officers at the Grand Council meeting. Assemblyman Christ Stauffer is second from the left.

Date: 2008-02-14 

Description: Jeannie Pope, wearing red, holding a signed copy of Newsweek, which reads "Holy Huckabee!" and includes an image of Republican Presidential hopeful...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Zulime Taft Garland, wife of Hamlin Garland, holds their infant daughter Mary Isabel while sitting in a rocking chair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length, halftone printed, studio portrait of Gilbert M. Woodward. Woodward served as a Democratic member of the House of Representatives from 1883...


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...


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...

Date: 2004-05-07 

Description: Protesters at Bush-Cheney rally. A sign reads: "Neo-colonialism - an "American" obsession.


Hotel May

Date: 1911 

Description: View across railroad tracks and road of the front of the Hotel May. The hotel has a wrap-around porch and balcony. Men in suits are relaxing in chairs on t...


Western Union Crew

Date: 1912-05-01 

Description: A group of 16 men, some in suits, some in work clothes, posing with railroad cars from the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad.


Elie Wiesel

Date: 2006-09 ca.

Description: Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel speaks.


Description: Wash drawing of La Crosse Happy Farmer Tractor rear axle assembly with captions pointing out features

Date: 2008 

Description: The 400 Cass Street gas station was first constructed in 1928 and later became a Pure Oil station, when it was reopened by Henry Ott, in 1937.


Description: Captain Isaac H. Moulton of La Crosse, Wisconsin, with his mother, wife Hannah, and one of his daughters. Moulton was captain of the "City of St. Paul," th...

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