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Date: 1886 ca.

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

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.

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Methodist Church

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Methodist church.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elderly woman sitting in a rocking chair knitting in front of a window.

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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: 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...

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Log Jam on River

Date: 1876 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown area.

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Woman Wearing Hat

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Woman in tilted hat posing across the street from stores: J.J. McGillivray Sash and Door Company and Squire's Oyster House. Probably on Water Street.

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Saloon

Date: 1897 

Description: Saloon owned by Tom Emerson. Poster advertises a fair in Black River Falls on September 7, 8, 9, and 10, 1897.

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.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group of people looking at single car at the railroad station, probably a special car for a traveling minstrel show.

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...

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...

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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: View of the Jackson County Courthouse.

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...

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High School

Date: 1898 ca.

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

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Ice Gorge

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Logs piled on the shore of town, possibly due to Ice Gorge of 1876.

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