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Description: View down center of Main Street with cobblestones. There is a railroad crossing in the foreground. Service garages are on the left and right corners. Parke...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: View of a variety of storefronts in bustling downtown. On the left side of the street is Berman's, Cremer's Jewelers, Liggett's Drugs, and Kinney's Shoes....
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph view, looking east from the high school of La Crosse.
Date: 1937 before
Description: Exterior view of the Pure Oil Service Station at the corner of 4th and Cass taken prior to 1937 renovation.
Date: date unknown
Description: Wash drawing of an engine from a La Crosse Happy Farmer tractor.
Description: A new, controversial, vote tabulating device, ES&S’s DS200 voting machine at City Hall.
Description: Original caption reads: "Wm. J. Lankford - safe driver Gateway City Transfer Co. Taken by Madison Branch House." Mr. Lankford was likely the winner of a sa...
Description: This hand-colored map shows platted additions and subdivisions, ward boundaries, schools, churches, railroads, cemeteries, parks, businesses, factories, an...
Date: 1885-12-02 before
Description: Fringed red silk cover and gold silk ribbon backing for a "Complimentary Banquet to Hon. Wm. F. Cody, (Buffalo Bill) by his life-long pard, D. Frank Powell...
Date: 2012 ca.
Description: Trixie, a young woman texting while standing on the sidewalk on 7th Street. She is wearing eyeglasses, a houndstooth patterned coat with jeans, and sheepsk...
Description: Historical reenactors in costume await visitors outside the "American Queen" steamboat.
Date: 1904 ca.
Description: Levee in harbor, with boats, horse-drawn carriages, and steamboats.
Description: The snow-covered house of Thomas Pederson, Holmen, Wisconsin.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: The Mississippi River waterfront in La Crosse.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Aerial view of US Highway 14 southeast of La Crosse descending into Mormon Coulee. The original caption of the print, which is undated, describes the road...
Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse with nine insets of residences, schools, and the Court House and Jail.
Description: Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Maps shows United States, state, county and local highways and roads, schools, North Bend, creeks, lakes, rivers...
Description: Two young girls pose for a portrait by the entrance to a domestic residence.
Description: Advertising foldout for the La Crosse Happy Farmer tractor. Includes a color illustration of a tractor, as well as a rear view of a man plowing with a trac...
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