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Postcard

City Hall

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A postcard of La Crosse's City Hall. The text on the postcard reads, "Dear Miss Blair; Thank you very much for the Christmas greetings! So glad to hear fro...

Date: 1937 after

Description: Exterior view of the Pure Oil Service Station at 4th and Cass taken after the 1937 renovation.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View down Main Street with multiple two-storied businesses, and a gazebo.

Date: 2009 

Description: A female Salvation Army bell ringer poses outside Shopko. Apron reads; "need knows no season - I am a bell ringer."

Date: 1800 after

Description: This map of the Village of North La Crosse was likely published before 1871 and shows street names, additions, section and lot numbers, railroads (specific...

Photograph

Court House

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: The court house in La Crosse.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down a street filled with automobiles and pedestrians, with buildings lining each side.

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map is pencil on tracing paper and shows profiles of local streets. Sheet 6 is hand colored and some sheets are missing.

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...

Postcard

Holway Mansion

Date: 1905 

Description: The Holway Mansion.

Date: 1910 

Description: Main Street looking eastwards from Third Street. E.M. Young's Drugstore can be seen in the lower lefthand corner.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Letterhead stationery of Wendell Anderson, the mayor of La Crosse, with an engraving of city hall.

Date: 1936-03-16 

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...

Photograph

Group of Reenactors

Date: 2007 

Description: Historical reenactors in costume await visitors outside the "American Queen" steamboat.

Date: 2012 ca.

Description: A colorfully dressed man flashes a peace sign while in town attending a designers’ conference. An ornate necklace hangs around his neck and he is wearing a...

Photograph

Sean Murphy

Date: 2012 

Description: Sean Murphy, a professional skateboarder and snowboarder, poses on the sidewalk with his skateboard. He is gazing to the left while holding his baseball ca...

Photograph

Nun Praying

Date: 2005-03-01 

Description: A nun prays before the installation of Bishop Jerome Listecki at Cathedral of St Joseph The Workman.

Date: 2008-10-01 

Description: President Barack Obama greets supporters at rally.

Photograph

Tommy Thompson

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tommy Thompson, Secretary of Health & Human Services (2001-2005) being interviewed while on a visit to La Crosse.

Photograph

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...

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