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Photograph

Betsy Thunder

Date: 1913-02-06 

Description: Betsy Thunder, Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) medicine woman, posed in front of a painted backdrop near a prop stone wall.

Photograph

Telephone Workers

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.

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: 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.

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: 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...

Date: 1910 

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

Date: 1911 

Description: Exterior view of Black River Falls at the beginning of the flood of 1911. Note the roof of the powerhouse in the water, and the Spaulding wagon shop on the...

Date: 1924-08-07 

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

Date: 1911 ca.

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...

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...

Date: 1911 

Description: Photographic postcard view of the aftermath of a flood. Crowds are gathered on the river bank, the bridge and the higher ground in the background.

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: 1911-05 

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...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: An exterior view of a log sided building in the woods.

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...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Two girls posed inside an automobile, probably a Model-T Ford.

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

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: 1912 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a construction site of a bridge across the cutoff on the river.

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