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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: 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: 1898 ca.
Description: View of crowd watching a parade. Elevated view taken from the Van Schaick studio; the same building housed the telephone exchange.
Description: Elevated view of large crowd watching elephants from the Ringling Brothers Circus turning the Corner of First and Main.
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: 1892-08-17 ca.
Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered to watch elephants parade down Main Street. Probably the Ringling Brothers Circus.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A group of loggers at work in the woods with horses and a team of oxen. The men are cutting down fir trees to eventually be sold at market.
Description: Group of people looking at single car at the railroad station, probably a special car for a traveling minstrel show.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Corner of Main and First Street. The first two buildings on the southwest corner are Abraham Meinhold's dry goods and LeClair's hardware store. Next is A.F...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.
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...
Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street in Black River Falls, ca. 1886, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.
Description: View of the Jackson County Courthouse.
Description: Main Street.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Large group portrait of men and young boys operating a steam tractor that is being used for belt-driven threshing machinery in a field. In the foreground a...
Description: Workers pose on scaffolding in front of the Senior High School during construction. A child and man with a bicycle are on the lower left side underneath th...
Description: Man posed standing in the road in front of a wooden fence holding a derby hat. There is a house in the background.
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-...
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...
Description: Elevated view of town, probably looking south from the Van Schaick residence.
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