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Photograph

Man Papering Barn

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: A man papers a barn with posters for the "Black River Falls Fair, September 7, 8, 9 & 10."

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Young woman in residential area, standing in a yard pushing a baby carriage with a ruffled top. On the left are houses, and in the far background a group o...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of town, probably looking south from the Van Schaick residence.

Date: 1883 

Description: This birdseye view map reads: ""MERRILLAN JACKSON COUNTY, WISCONSIN. LOOKING FROM POSITION NORTH EAST ON THE TOWN." At the bottom are points to interest th...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Man posed standing in the road in front of a wooden fence holding a derby hat. There is a house in the background.

Date: 1884-10 

Description: Sanborn insurance map of Black River Falls covering the area bordered by the Black River on the East, 3rd Street on the West, Johnson Street on the North,...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group of people looking at single car at the railroad station, probably a special car for a traveling minstrel show.

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands on a sled pulled by a team of two horses that is carrying logs on a snow-covered road. Moving away from the log-carrying sled is an empty egg-...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Winter scene with a European American man with a beard and moustache sitting in a sleigh pulled by a single horse on snow-covered ground in front of the C....

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A boy and a man hold up small white pine trees while workers plant them at Alexander Lake's nursery. In the background are horses and wagons. A farm buildi...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of crowd watching a parade. Elevated view taken from the Van Schaick studio; the same building housed the telephone exchange.

Photograph

Boxcar Traveler

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man stands in the open doorway of a Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha railway boxcar.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: This arbor was erected for a celebration with the Ojibwe, who traveled from their reservation in northern Wisconsin to participate in the Winnebago-Chippew...

Photograph

Woman Wearing Hat

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Woman in tilted hat posing across the street from stores: J.J. McGillivray Sash and Door Company and Squire's Oyster House. Probably on Water Street.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main Street.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: A farm family poses in front of farm buildings and farmhouse. The young daughters wear matching dresses. Men in the background stand with a team of oxen pu...

Photograph

Union High School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Front view of Union High School with several people and a bicycle in the foreground.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a man, woman, and child sitting in a rowboat in front of a painted backdrop. Probably Mr. and Mrs. Charles Van Schaick and their son, Sh...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The building that housed the gallery of Van Schaick and the dental offices of Edward F. Long. Over the years, the building also accommodated a newspaper of...

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