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Photograph

Senior High School

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Workers pose on scaffolding in front of the Senior High School during construction. A child and man with a bicycle are on the lower left side underneath th...

Photograph

Baptist Church

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Front view of Baptist Church.

Date: 1884-10 

Description: Sanborn insurance map of Black River Falls covering the area bordered by the Black River on the East, 3rd Street on the West, Johnson Street on the North,...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.

Photograph

Union High School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Front view of Union High School with several people and a bicycle in the foreground.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man and woman posed sitting, each holding a child in their lap, and a young man, girl, and boy, holding a toy horn, posed standing, in the yard in front of...

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Methodist church.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Remains of building foundations after a large fire. The firefire was believed to be incendiary in origin, arising from a feud between owners over land clai...

Date: 1892-08-17 

Description: Elevated view of large crowd watching elephants from the Ringling Brothers Circus turning the Corner of First and Main.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street in Black River Falls, ca. 1886, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The building that housed the gallery of Van Schaick and the dental offices of Edward F. Long. Over the years, the building also accommodated a newspaper of...

Photograph

Log Jam on River

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Log jam on a high-water river, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.

Date: 1892-08-17 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a bell wagon pass in a circus parade, probably the Ringling Brothe...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Corner of Main and First Street. The first two buildings on the southwest corner are Abraham Meinhold's dry goods and LeClair's hardware store. Next is A.F...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three women (Jennie Parsons Kelly, left, and Lena Eisenback Post, center, and an unidentified woman on the right) on Main Street in front of Yep Ah Sing's...

Photograph

Union High School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Back view of Union High School.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown Black River Falls.

Photograph

Ice Gorge

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Town and business district, showing the early covered bridge across from the tail race of the powerhouse, with logs overflowing the river into yards, proba...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of crowd watching a parade. Elevated view taken from the Van Schaick studio; the same building housed the telephone exchange.

Photograph

High School

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the high school, built in 1897.

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