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Photograph

Homecoming Powwow

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Ho-Chunk men and women sitting and standing around a large medicine drum in an area portioned off by canvas barriers in front of a lodge. Identified as the...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Annie Massey (KeKoRaSinchKah), left, and Hester Decorah Lowery (NoGinWinKah). Hester lived to be well over one hundred years old.

Photograph

High Water on River

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the river and town. High water looking west. Site of the present dam, but this was the old roller dam. Building with an advertisement for Veterinar...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Boys walking in a Memorial Day parade, in front of the Women's Relief Corps with umbrellas.

Photograph

Flood Damage

Date: 1911 

Description: View across river of buildings along the river's edge. Identified as probably Melrose or Northbend, not Black River Falls. Probably from the flood of 1911.

Date: 1911 

Description: Photographic postcard view of the devastation after a flood in central Black River Falls.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: View looking across the river east into Black River Falls during the flood, showing the elevated level of the river and buildings falling into the water.

Date: 1911 

Description: View of Main and Water Streets while experiencing severe flooding.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of old bridge, river and buildings in downtown Black Falls River in the winter.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Elevated view, black and white, panoramic photograph. Business district visible as cluster of larger brick buildings at left and center, behind sprinkling...

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...

Photograph

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: 1923 ca.

Description: View of a bridge over the Black River during construction. It was built during 1923 and 1924 by the Wausau Iron Works. Tom Cleary was the Resident Engine...

Date: 1911 

Description: Photographic postcard view of the aftermath of a flood. Crowds are gathered on the river bank, the bridge and the higher ground in the background.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Two boys, each with a cow, posing in front of a house and standing on the lawn framing a woman and young child standing on a board sidewalk.

Photograph

Pow Wow Scene

Date: 1908 

Description: Drummers and dancers at pow wow led by Chief Winneshiek, below Lutheran Church in a canvas enclosure.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group of people and horses in front of horse sheds for farmers after the 1911 flood, looking north, downtown on Harrison Street. In the fa...

Photograph

Trees in Flood

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View across water of trees and wooden buildings submerged in water, probably during the 1911 (or 1905) flood of the Black River.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of downtown, with a bridge and buildings in the background and storefronts in the foreground.

Date: 1911-10-06 

Description: View of Monsos Brothers Grocery & Crockery after most of the building was washed away by the flooding Black River. High, rushing water can be seen at the r...

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