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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...


Main Street

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Main Street, looking west from Sixth Street.

Date: 1841 ca.

Description: Page from Nathan Myrick's account book showing transactions with Native Americans.

Date: 1919 

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the La Crosse Happy Farmer kerosene tractor. The cover features an illustration of a man using the tractor in a farm...

Date: 1900 after

Description: The map is watercolor, pencil, and ink on tracing cloth and shows plats of both cities, local streets, railroads, mills, township divisions, bridges, and p...

Date: 1965-04-22 

Description: A panoramic view of the Mississippi River flooding during the spring, showing the dykes built along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad tracks at Sec...

Date: 1937 

Description: Boyhood home of Hamlin Garland.

Date: 2014-02 

Description: Students walking on the Viterbo University campus in winter. Viterbo University is a Roman Catholic liberal arts university. On the right are banners, on t...

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map of La Crosse shows twenty wards, some rural lots with acreages, streets, railroads, depots, bridges, cemeteries, parks, schools, islands, and the...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The G. Heileman Brewing Co. buildings.

Date: 2008 ca.

Description: A child sits in a shopping cart while her mother looks over frozen goods at grocery store.

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: 1936-03-16 

Description: Original caption reads: "Ralph W. Page, G.M. [of] Tri-State Ice Cream Co. Taken by Madison Branch House."

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.


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....


Playing Chess

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Reverend Henry Faville and his son, Ted, are seated around a small table playing chess in their home.

Date: 1918-02 

Description: A window display by the Woman's Committee of the LaCrosse County Council of Defense showing a nurse, an injured soldier, a skeleton and American flags. The...

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...


Description: Eugene W. Olson and his dog, Travis, check the mailbox on a road near West Salem. In the background are fields on a hill.


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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