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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...

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: 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

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.

Date: 1924-08-07 

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

Photograph

Pow Wow Scene

Date: 1908 

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

Postcard

Masonic Temple

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.

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: Workers pose on the frame of the barn they are building.

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: 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: 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...

Date: 1910 

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

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: 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: 1942 

Description: Informal portrait of Charles J. Van Schaick sitting by the window in his gallery, taken by his son Roy Van Schaick.

Date: 1909 ca.

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

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...

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