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Date: 1892-08-17 ca.
Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a calliope and chariot riders in a circus parade, probably the Ringl...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Elderly woman sitting in a rocking chair knitting in front of a window.
Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a bell wagon pass in a circus parade, probably the Ringling Brothe...
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...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Two women standing in the doorway of a house, numbered 419.
Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a bandwagon and animal cage pass in a circus parade. Probably the...
Description: View of Main Street and the surrounding buildings.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: A man papers a barn with posters for the "Black River Falls Fair, September 7, 8, 9 & 10."
Description: View of the Jackson County Courthouse.
Description: Two young men and ten young women in white dresses seated in a semi circle on the stage of the Black River Falls Opera House. The stage is decorated with l...
Description: View of Methodist church.
Description: Boy mowing the lawn in front of an elaborate Victorian frame house, probably the residence of W.R. O'Hearn located at Tenth and Harrison Streets. The house...
Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered to watch elephants parade down Main Street. Probably the Ringling Brothers Circus.
Date: 1885 before
Description: Elevated view of the river and town. Probably prior to 1885 because the Van Schaick building/photograph gallery is not constructed on Second Street.
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: View of a Lutheran church.
Description: Two images: Left side is: Man posed standing in the road in front of a wooden fence holding a derby hat. There is a house in the background. On the right s...
Description: View of crowd watching a parade. Elevated view taken from the Van Schaick studio; the same building housed the telephone exchange.
Date: 1893 after
Description: People gathered around a Ferris wheel.
Description: Front view of Baptist Church.
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