Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
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: 1900 ca.
Description: Elevated view of men working on telephone lines from scaffolding attached to the pole in front of the telephone exchange building.
Description: View of the facade of the Lunch Room restaurant, located near a cobblestone train platform. Earl Andrew is listed as the proprietor.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: View looking across the river east into Black River Falls during the flood, showing the elevated level of the river and buildings falling into the water.
Description: View from road of a man standing in front of the Campbell Hotel, located next door to the Lunch Room. Earl Andrews is listed as the proprietor. A sign pain...
Description: Betsy Thunder, Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) medicine woman, posed in front of a painted backdrop near a prop stone wall.
Description: Ruins after a tornado. Demolished farm buildings, wagons and a windmill.
Description: Drummers and dancers at pow wow led by Chief Winneshiek, below Lutheran Church in a canvas enclosure.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Front view of Masonic temple.
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.
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...
Description: Workers pose on the frame of the barn they are building.
Description: Panoramic view from street of Martin Lein/Lien's funeral procession, showing Main and Water Streets before the flood of 1911. The procession includes sever...
Description: View down a commercial street lined with shops and parked cars. On the left is a storefront with signs for "Garage" and "Red Crown Gasoline" above the door...
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: 1912 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a construction site of a bridge across the cutoff on the river.
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...
Description: View down a commercial street. The shops on the street include: a drugstore, the City Hotel, the post office, the Merrillan Home Bakery, and the State Bank...
Description: Four telephone operators pose on the steps of the Black River Falls Exchange Office Building. The second woman from the bottom is probably Mrs. W.E. (Hagen...
Description: Large group posed in front of a frame house.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2014 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706