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John Gund Bottling Department

Date: 1890
Description: Brewery workers, posed in front of stacked beer barrels. Pictured (2nd row, far right) is Louis Schreiber (1861-1923) who immigrated to Wisconsin from Bava...
Painting

Boyhood Home of Hamlin Garland

Date: 1937
Description: Boyhood home of Hamlin Garland.
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Captain Isaac H. Moulton with his Mother, Wife, and Daughter

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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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Excursion Steamer J.S. Leaving for Winona

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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...
Map or Atlas

La Crosse Bird's-Eye Map

Date: 1876
Description: Bird's-eye view of La Crosse.
Photograph

Sidewheel Packet in Harbor

Date: 1873
Description: The harbor, showing the sidewheel packet, "Belle of La Crosse," and the sidewheel ferry "Alex McGregor." Other boats are also seen including two barges loa...
Photograph

The "Keokuk" Beside a Barge

Date: 1868
Description: The sidewheel packet, "Keokuk," loaded with passengers beside a barge at a landing. The landing is filled with people and horse-drawn vehicles. The sign on...
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Steamer Quincy at Levee

Date: 1910
Description: The sidewheel packet, Quincy, tied up at the levee. Bridge in background. Later named J.S.
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Electronics Class

Date: October 30 1963
Description: Two electronics students in class studying.
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Main & Fifth Streets in La Crosse

Date: 1905
Description: View of pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages downtown, at the corner of Main and Fifth Street. J.A. Erhart & Sons' Drugstore can be seen on the right sid...
Postcard

Main & Third Streets in La Crosse

Date: 1910
Description: Main Street looking eastwards from Third Street. E.M. Young's Drugstore can be seen in the lower lefthand corner.
Postcard

La Crosse Downtown Businesses

Date: 1910
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,...
Photograph

Playing Chess

Date: 1898
Description: Reverend Henry Faville and his son, Ted, are seated around a small table playing chess in their home.
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La Crosse Airport Terminal

Date: March 31 1971
Description: The passenger terminal and control tower at the La Crosse Airport.
Postcard

Corner of Main and Fourth Streets in La Crosse

Date: 1905
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...
Photograph

Storefronts on Main Street

Date: 1940
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....
Postcard

Lincoln Beachey

Date: September 25 1912
Description: Lincoln Beachey, the best known aviator of the exhibition era, performed in Wisconsin with his Curtiss Pusher airplane on numerous occasions. This postcar...
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of the City of La Crosse

Date: 1867
Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse with nine insets of residences, schools, and the Court House and Jail.
Map or Atlas

La Crosse, Wis.

Date: 1873
Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse from the Mississippi River.
Map or Atlas

La Crosse, Wis., County Seat of La Crosse County

Date: 1887
Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse, with six insets including residences, a store front, The John Gund Brewing Company, and C. & J. Michel Brewing Company.

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