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Date: 1908 

Description: A group of performers takes a break from entertaining tourists. The man on the left is wearing a traditional Ho-Chunk beaded shirt, belt, and breechcloth (...

Date: 1911-05 

Description: Panoramic view from street of Martin Lein/Lien's funeral procession, showing Main and Water Streets before the flood of 1911. The procession includes sever...

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Four telephone operators pose on the steps of the Black River Falls Exchange Office Building. The second woman from the bottom is probably Mrs. W.E. (Hagen...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1959 

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

Photograph

Telephone Workers

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men working on telephone lines from scaffolding attached to the pole in front of the telephone exchange building.

Date: 1902 ca.

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

Photograph

Spaulding Residence

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Image of the front of the Spaulding residence about 1900.

Photograph

Flood of 1911

Date: 1911 

Description: View across river of several collapsing buildings on the edge of flooded river banks, during the flood.

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.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Main Street.

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: 1920 ca.

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

Postcard

Masonic Temple

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Front view of Masonic temple.

Postcard

Power Station

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Colorized photographic postcard of an elevated view of the power station next to the river. A bridge is in the background.

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: 1911 ca.

Description: Four Ho-Chunk people cross a bridge spanning the Black River. This photograph was taken before the flood of October 1911, when the bridge was completely de...

Photograph

Powwow Group

Date: 1908 ca.

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

Date: 1908 

Description: Home-Coming Festival July 20th - 25th. Photographic postcard view of five framed images from around Black River Falls; the bridge crossing the river, Main...

Date: 1901 before

Description: South side of Main Street from the intersection with Merrill Street. Various storefronts are visible on the left, including J. M. McCormick Dry Goods and G...

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