June 4-July 13, 2019 La Crosse County Historical had an exhibition of over 100 years of historic dresses at the La Crosse Public Library.

Juxtapose jux·ta·pose /ˈjəkstəˌpōz/

Definition: to place different things side by side as to compare them or contrast them or to create an interesting effect.

This exhibition was the inspiration of Professor Jeff Stolz of Viterbo University. As he did research in the collections of the La Crosse County Historical Society, the stories of these women, and the local addresses link to them, made the fashions come alive.

In 100 years, will we recognize the places that are so familiar to us today?

Visit our online Juxtapose exhibit to immerse yourself in these La Crosse stories.