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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

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: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Central Wisconsin Telephone Company exchange building from the street.

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: 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...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior 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...

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: Two women standing in the doorway of a house, numbered 419.

Date: 1897 date unknown

Description: Old High School Building with two unidentified women posed standing in the doorway arch, and an unidentified man standing on the far right.

Date: 1898 ca.

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

Date: 1875 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Black River Falls, looking southwest.

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...

Photograph

Union High School

Date: 1890 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Little Norway Church, with graveyard, located south of Black River Falls.

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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.

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Ice Gorge

Date: 1876 ca.

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

Date: 1892-08-17 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a calliope and chariot riders in a circus parade, probably the Ringl...

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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