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Date:  date unknown

Description: Men parading down street with axes over their shoulders. Probably the Modern Woodmen of America, a fraternal insurance body in the 1890s which was strong i...

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: 1915 ca.

Description: Jim Swallow (MaPaZoeRayKeKah) and Pinkey Bigsolder (HoWaWinKah), as well as an unidentified child, cross at the corner of Main and South First Street. Jim...

Photograph

Ho-Chunk Powwow

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Description: Ho-Chunk men sitting and standing in an area portioned off by canvas barriers and a lodge and teepee. Identified as probably the Homecoming Powwow in 1908...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men posed sitting on a bench holding accordions and six men, two women, and a girl posed standing, in front of a log building.

Date: 1895 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Ho-Chunk man wearing a cap and wrapped in a shawl is walking near the front of the Werner Drugstore on Main Street between Water and First Streets. There...

Date: 1892-08-17 

Description: Elevated view of large crowd watching elephants from the Ringling Brothers Circus turning the Corner of First and Main.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man seated in front of a wall and table displaying snowshoes, stuffed animals, and Native American artifacts, probably Tom Roddy.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Women stand on porch and near house in trees, while children sit for the picture on the lawn. One woman pulls a wagon. R. Rainey home, S.E. corner of 6th a...

Date: 1902 

Description: Women's Relief Corps with umbrellas parading down the street. Stuffed eagle parading as "Old Abe." Directly behind the two flags are, from left to right:...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Large group of people, some posed sitting in wagons on the road, and others standing near the fence, in front of a church, probably the Little Norway Churc...

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: Tourists look on as a group of Ho-Chunk dressed in traditional regalia walks down the street during the Homecoming Celebration.

Photograph

Samdahl House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man, woman, two girls, and three boys posed standing near the gate of a picket fence around a frame house. Possibly the Samdahl house on south Second Stree...

Date: 1915 ca.

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

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Description: Two women, man, and child having tea in a parlor.

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Description: Ho-Chunk woman and three Ho-Chunk children wearing winter clothes on a board sidewalk in town, probably Black River Falls. Two of the children are wearing...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of a seated young woman with a bow in her hair and a collar pin on her lace collar.

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...

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