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La Crosse County Historical Society discovers, collects, preserves, and shares the history of La Crosse County, Wisconsin.

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Image of Card, Business - 1965.001.01

Card, Business - 1965.001.01

Business card from "B. Worms," a Parisian dealer in decorative arts. Card states: Amueblements de Style Bronzes Objets D'Art B. Worms Porcelaines de Sevres & de Saxe Rue Royale 10 Paris

Record Type: Archive

Image of Check, Bank - 1965.001.913

Check, Bank - 1965.001.913

Two rectangular cancelled checks from the La Crosse National Bank. The first check is for $50 and is dated June 19, 1886. Pay to the order of Geo. W. Scott. Check No. 2318. The second check is for $150 and is dated November 22, 1886. Check No. 2337.

Record Type: Object

Image of Dress - 2015.fic.581

Dress - 2015.fic.581

Two piece black silk faille and blue velvet dinner or evening dress. The jacket is made blue velvet, has a standing collar pleated in back, a peplum extra long and split at front and pleated and full at back decorated with a braided tassel, and seven button closure at center front with black crochet covered buttons with jet bead centers. The sleeves are black silk with deep velvet cuffs. The full-trained skirt is made of black silk and blue velvet ...

Record Type: Object

Image of Engraving - 2016.fic.014

Engraving - 2016.fic.014

Head and shoulders engraving of G.C. Hixon on heavy paper. Hixon's signature underneath.

Record Type: Object

Image of Favor - 1965.001.06

Favor - 1965.001.06

Place card for children's party. Flat paper cut-out of Chinese figure in blue robe holding a swinging orange lantern. Designed to stand up with folding support on back. 6" high.

Record Type: Archive

Image of Hat, Top - 2012.fic.109

Hat, Top - 2012.fic.109

Black silk top hat with 5.75-inch crown. Black felt band around the base. Green wool underside of brim. Silk lines. No sweatband. Black grosgrain onedge of brim, very worn. Stamped inside on crown:The La Crosse Hat Works.

Record Type: Object

Image of Photoengraving - 2011.fic.188

Photoengraving - 2011.fic.188

Print of etching of Gideon Hixon. Tiny print along bottom: "Manhattan Pub. Co. Chicago." Signed "G E Hixon." Heavy stock, glued to a thicker card backing.Paper is discolored, heavily spotted but image is very clear.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Photograph - 2011.014.022

Photograph - 2011.014.022

A framed (12.5" by 15.5") photo of a Gund Delivery truck. The sign on the side of the truck says "Gund Brewing Co. Telephone No. 85."

Record Type: Photo

Image of Photograph - 2011.fic.410

Photograph - 2011.fic.410

Black and white of 4 men in white suites on a large verandah. A dog is at the feet of one of the two seated men. Pencil inscription on back: "Hixon boys in India." One of the men appears to be an Indian. Caption on previous envelope said "Joseph Hixon with sons in India."

Record Type: Photo

Image of Photograph, Black-and-White - 1965.001.0103

Photograph, Black-and-White - 1965.001.0103

Silver oval frame with stand. Floral and scroll design around the edges. Photograph of Gideon Hixon inside, labelled Manhatten Pub. Co. Chicago.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Photograph, Cabinet - 1965.003.26

Photograph, Cabinet - 1965.003.26

Black and white photograph of William W. Crosby, business partner of Gideon Hixon. Printed on white stock with gold letters beneath the image: "Pryor," the monogram "W.A.P." and "La Crosse, Wis."

Record Type: Photo

Image of Photograph, Cabinet - 2011.fic.183

Photograph, Cabinet - 2011.fic.183

Studio portrait of Ellen Pennel Hixon. Black and white, mounted on dark grey board with imprinted monogram for "W.A. Pryor, La Crosse, Wis."

Record Type: Photo

Image of Photograph, Cabinet - 2011.fic.184

Photograph, Cabinet - 2011.fic.184

Cabinet photograph of Ellen Pennel Hixon. Black/white, mounted on cream board with printed text beneath: "McClelland, Cabinet Portrait, La Crosse, Wis." The back is also printed with the studio name and address (123 S. 4th St., La Crosse, Wis).

Record Type: Photo

Image of Photograph, Cabinet - 2011.fic.189

Photograph, Cabinet - 2011.fic.189

Cabinet portrait of Robert Hixon (1879-1945), son of Ellen and Gideon Hixon. Young boy in short pants, jacket and large soft bow at throat stands with one arm resting on the back of a chair. The chair is covered by a large tapestry or carpet. In the background, a tiled fireplace and large ceramic pot with fireplace tools can be see. The photo was mounted on a burgundy red card with gold printing: "Meason, No. 128 North 3rd Street, La Crosse, Wis." ...

Record Type: Photo

Image of Photograph, Cabinet - 2011.fic.408

Photograph, Cabinet - 2011.fic.408

Copy of portrait of Minnie Scott, Mrs. Frank Hixon

Record Type: Photo

Image of Photograph, Cabinet - 2011.fic.411

Photograph, Cabinet - 2011.fic.411

Photo of Frank Hixon.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Photograph, Cabinet - 2017.fic.1425

Photograph, Cabinet - 2017.fic.1425

Photo cabinet of a woman seated in a wheel chair wearing a fur jacket. The back of the photograph identifies the portrait as Emma (Pennel) Sprague, Ellen Hixon's sister.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Photograph, Color - 2017.022.01

Photograph, Color - 2017.022.01

Photo of Alice Green Hixon holding a small dog with "Aunt" Ruth seated on the left in the family sitting room.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Photograph, Color - 2017.022.02

Photograph, Color - 2017.022.02

Photo of Alice Green Hixon's dog near the Turkish Nook.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Photograph, Color - 2017.022.03

Photograph, Color - 2017.022.03

Photo of a Hixon House bedroom.

Record Type: Photo