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Photograph

Dirt Road in Town

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: View down dirt road of buildings and storefronts along a sidewalk, possibly Main Street, looking north toward the Chicago & Northwestern railroad tracks. A...

Postcard

Flood Scene

Date: 1911 

Description: Photographic postcard view of a street scene. Groups of people are gathered along the sidewalks near storefronts. A building on the left has a painted sign...

Postcard

Masonic Temple

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Front view of Masonic temple.

Date: 1911 

Description: Photographic postcard view of the devastation after a flood in central Black River Falls.

Date: 1924-08-07 

Description: Ruins after a tornado. Demolished farm buildings, wagons and a windmill.

Date: 1906 date unknown

Description: C.N. Oulie Jewelry Store located at 9 Main Street. Sign reflected in the window advertises the Wisconsin State Fair, September 10-14, 1906.

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: 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: 1911-10-06 

Description: View of Monsos Brothers Grocery & Crockery after most of the building was washed away by the flooding Black River. High, rushing water can be seen at the r...

Photograph

Old Stage Coach

Date: 1925 

Description: Men and women pose on an old stage coach pulled by four horses. In the background are commercial buildings at the corner of Main and First Streets. The coa...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Winter scene with a man standing in a coat next to a child bundled in a sled on the snow-covered sidewalk in front of the storefront of J.R. McDonald, Blac...

Date: 1911 

Description: A photographic view of the aftermath of a flood. Crowds gathered on the river bank, the bridge and the higher ground in the back.

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...

Photograph

Barn Raising

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Large group portrait of workers, along with women, children, and dogs, posing on the frame of the barn they are building.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Using a portable, 4 x 5 glass plate negative camera, Van Schaick photographed Ho-Chunk on the streets of Black River Falls. These occasional pictures offer...

Date: 1908 before

Description: View from wood sidewalk towards a marching band parading up Main Street during a patriotic celebration. There is a banner that reads: "Welcome" in the back...

Date: 1910 

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

Photograph

Pow Wow Scene

Date: 1908 

Description: Drummers and dancers at pow wow led by Chief Winneshiek, below Lutheran Church in a canvas enclosure.

Photograph

Lunch Room

Date: 1927 

Description: View of the facade of the Lunch Room restaurant, located near a cobblestone train platform. Earl Andrew is listed as the proprietor.

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...

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