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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: 1908 

Description: A group of Ho-Chunk women wrapped in shawls gather at the temporary Ho-Chunk village. Identified as the Homecoming Powwow at the intersection of Main and S...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Horse and carriages passing in front of the Baptist Church, the Jackson County Courthouse, and the dentist office of R.C. Gebhardt.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of Ho-Chunk gather in front of Werner Drugstore on Main Street. The signpost on the right side of the photograph indicates that English was not the...

Date: 1908 ca.

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

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: A Ho-Chunk man dressed in a mix of native and contemporary clothing dances around singers seated around a drumn, ca. 1908. Ho-Chunk men sitting and standin...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from across street of a dentist office and Baptist Church along a road. Two horse-drawn carriages are being driven in opposite directions down the roa...

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Photograph

Hauser Home

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Hauser home, the residence of Rev. Jacob Hauser. He was a missionary to the Winnebago Native Americans from 1878 to 1885.

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: 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...

Date: 1910 

Description: Large group posed in front of a frame house.

Date: 1908 

Description: A cattail mat–covered wigwam (ciiporoke) and a small teepee were set up in a mock Ho-Chunk village for the 1908 homecoming celebration.

Date: 1922 ca.

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

Photograph

Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1902 

Description: Grand Army of the Republic in Memorial Day Parade. During the 1890s and 1900s, most of the 45 to 65 age group of men were Civil War veterans, and belonged...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of main street, and the Black River.

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of bridge over Black River Falls, looking at downtown buildings.

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.

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