• Extruding Lake Pepin sediment from core

    Color transparency slide featuring frozen body of water, four unidentified men, tools, and sediment sampling equipment. Writing on the slide reads "Wiener, Sullivan (WDNR), Helwig (MPCA), Crawley (WDN…

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  • Mayfly Hatch Near Upper Mississippi River

    Color transparency slide featuring image of mayfly hatch near the Upper Mississippi River. Item donated by the Upper Mississippi River Conservation Committee (UMRCC) to Murphy Library in 2018. Part of…

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  • Extruding Lake Pepin sediments

    Color transparency slide featuring frozen body of water, two unidentified men, tools, and sediment sampling equipment. Writing on the slide reads "D. Helwig (MPCA), J. Weiner. Extruding Lake Pepin sed…

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  • Chip Krohn in Grass!

    Color transparency slide featuring person named Chip Krohn standing in tall grasses or plants on Ryders Club Road, adjacent to the roadway. Writing on the slide reads as follows: "Chip Krohn in grass!…

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  • Oktoberfest Maple Leaf parade, La Crosse, WI

    Black and white photograph featuring a group marching in the Oktoberfest Maple Leaf parade, 1972, in La Crosse, WI. Original photograph owned by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Murphy Library Sp…

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  • After the Flood, La Crosse, WI

    Black and white photograph featuring Walter Lorenz of 3326 Birch Street rinsing off his pump organ after a flood in 1978, in La Crosse, WI. Original photograph owned by the University of Wisconsin-La…

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  • Log Cutting at Oktoberfest, La Crosse, WI

    Black and white photograph featuring a view of a man cutting logs at an Oktoberfest event in La Crosse, WI, in 1962. Original photograph owned by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Murphy Library S…

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  • Collecting Surface Sediments From Van Veen Dredge

    Color transparency slide featuring image of UMR, Pool 2 and surface sediment screening with two people using sample collection tools. Writing on the slide reads: "M. Steingraeber, Collecting surface s…

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  • Walt's Place, La Crosse, WI

    Black and white photograph featuring a view inside Walt's Place in La Crosse, WI, circa 1940. This later became Walt's Restaurant. Original photograph owned by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Mu…

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  • Oktoberfest Maple Leaf Parade, La Crosse, WI

    Black and white photograph featuring a view of the Oktoberfest Maple Leaf parade in La Crosse, WI, 1969. Original photograph owned by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Murphy Library Special Colle…

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  • Longfellow Drama Players, La Crosse, WI

    Black and white photograph featuring the cast of drama players preparing for the drama festival at Longfellow Elementary Junior High School, April 3, 1948 in La Crosse, WI. From left: Beverly Dittman…

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  • Festgrounds at Oktoberfest, La Crosse, WI

    Black and white photograph featuring the festgrounds at Oktoberfest, 1975, in La Crosse, WI. Original photograph owned by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Murphy Library Special Collections. The…

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  • Removing Mayfly Nymphs From Sediment

    Color transparency slide featuring image of unnamed person removing mayfly nymphs from a screening basket. Writing on the slide reads: "Removing mayfly nymphs from sediment in screening basket. Pool 1…

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  • Crowing of Miss Oktoberfest, La Crosse, WI

    Black and white photograph featuring the soon-to-be Queen (left) and first runner-up wishing each other luck seconds before the announcement of Miss Oktoberfest 1971, in La Crosse, WI. Original photog…

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  • Beatlemania at the Hollywood Theatre, La Crosse, WI

    Black and white photograph featuring a view of Beatlemania lining the block at the Hollywood Theatre for the release of 'Help!' on August 25, 1965 in La Crosse, WI. Original photograph owned by the Un…

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  • Painting for Oktoberfest, La Crosse, WI

    Black and white photograph featuring an artist working on a painting for Oktoberfest, 1972, in La Crosse, WI. Original photograph owned by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Murphy Library Special…

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  • Learning About La Crosse, La Crosse, WI

    Black and white photograph featuring fifth-grader Tyronne Torgeson asking a question to Mrs. Alex Ambrosius as she teaches the class about old La Crosse, WI, 1948. Original photograph owned by the Uni…

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  • 1983 Flood, La Crosse, WI

    Black and white photograph featuring residents boating home during a flood in 1983, in La Crosse, WI. Original photograph owned by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Murphy Library Special Collecti…

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  • Copeland Park Locomotive, La Crosse, WI

    Black and white photograph featuring onlookers admiring a locomotive at Copeland Park during the 1964 Oktoberfest., in La Crosse, WI. Original photograph owned by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse…

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  • Dirigicycle, La Crosse, WI

    Black and white photograph featuring Davey Sandel of Charlotte, North Carolina, driving a dirigicycle around the festgrounds at Oktoberfest, 1971, in La Crosse, WI. Original photograph owned by the Un…

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