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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

Object 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.

Object 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 ...

Object 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.

Object 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.

Object Type: Archive

Image of Maquette - 2017.fic.1583

Maquette - 2017.fic.1583

Maquette or preliminary model made by Elmer Peterson of the Gideon Hixon Statue located across from Hixon House along Badger Street. The maquette is made of metal with extremely detailed features. Gideon is wearing a top hat and a suit while holding gloves in his left hand and a caneinhis right hand. The maquette has a cherry stained wooden base.

Object 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.

Object 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."

Object 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.

Object 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."

Object 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."

Object 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).

Object 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." ...

Object Type: Photo

Image of Photograph, Cabinet - 2011.fic.408

Photograph, Cabinet - 2011.fic.408

Copy of portrait of Minnie Scott, Mrs. Frank Hixon

Object Type: Photo

Image of Photograph, Cabinet - 2011.fic.411

Photograph, Cabinet - 2011.fic.411

Photo of Frank Hixon.

Object 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.

Object 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.

Object 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.

Object Type: Photo

Image of Photograph, Color - 2017.022.03

Photograph, Color - 2017.022.03

Photo of a Hixon House bedroom.

Object Type: Photo

Image of Photograph, Color - 2017.022.04

Photograph, Color - 2017.022.04

Photo of a Hixon House bedroom.

Object Type: Photo