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Date: 1906 after

Description: Exterior portrait of the dam in front of Black River Falls with the town in the background. The dam was reportedly constructed in 1906.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Two Ho-Chunk girls wrapped in Racine Woolen Mills shawls walking with a young boy down Water Street downtown. The Journal sign is visible behind them, and...


Flood Damage

Date: 1922 

Description: View along steep shoreline towards people among the rubble near buildings at the top of the bank on the left. The river is on the right. Location identifie...

Date: 1908 after

Description: Copy photograph of an outdoor portrait of a group of men standing and kneeling in front of a line of deer suspended across First Street in Black River Fall...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Winter scene with short-Horned cattle on a snow-covered Main Street, Black River Falls, Wisconsin, in front of the Chicago Cheap Store. The Price Manufactu...


Second Powerhouse

Date: 1910 before

Description: Outdoor view from shoreline towards a powerhouse on the river, with town buildings in the background on the opposite shoreline. Identified as the second po...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Ho-Chunk Chief Winneshiek leads a powwow just North of Main Street in Black River Falls.

Date: 1912 after

Description: View upriver towards the dam in front, with the town of Black River Falls in the background on a hilly shoreline. There is a railroad bridge over the river...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Construction site with construction crew working, people walking on the sidewalk, and a billboard advertising Oshkosh B'gosh.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Groups of Ho-Chunk and non-Indians gathering on the streets of Black River Falls during the 1908 Homecoming Celebration.


Main Street

Date: 1959 

Description: View of Main Street, lined with the fire department, city clerk's office, and Pugh's Battery - Electric Shop.


Flood Scene

Date: 1911 

Description: Photographic postcard view of a street scene. Groups of people are gathered along the sidewalks near storefronts. A building on the left has a painted sign...


Spaulding House

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: West end of the drawing room in the Spaulding house, which was furnished by Marshall Field and Company in 1870.

Date: 1908 

Description: View looking towards men working on a construction site. Identified as the construction of the bulkhead for the powerhouse in 1908. There are men standing...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View upriver towards the dam, with Black River Falls on the opposite shoreline.


Powwow Group

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Ho-Chunk performers gathered behind a drum and Winnebago baskets at the 1908 Homecoming. Standing from the left are Jim Swallow (MaPaZoeRayKeKah), William...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Girls walking in a parade, probably on Memorial Day.


Men at the Dam

Date: 1912 after

Description: Outdoor view of a group of people on the rock in front of the dam located in front of Black River Falls, with several structures in the background. The gat...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Winter scene of a snowbank in the middle of the north side of Main Street between Water and First Streets, Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Storefronts identi...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men at the Mose Bone Sample Room. Two men are sitting on chairs on the porch in front. A male dwarf is walking on the board sidewalk in front of the saloon...

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