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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Oscar (Boney) Halverson smoking a cigar on the front porch of a house. He's wearing a shirt with collar, suspenders, and high, laced boots, sitting on to...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of three men standing, one of whom is a little person, standing in front of a painted backdrop. All are wearing hats and the man on the lef...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group portrait of five men in front of a painted backdrop. Two men are sitting; all are wearing hats.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of William Tennant in front of same painted backdrop. He was a newspaper and magazine agent in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, who lost both...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: A farm family poses in front of farm buildings and farmhouse. The young daughters wear matching dresses. Men in the background stand with a team of oxen pu...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man posed standing and a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. They are identified as Liddy Walkingclo...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: An unidentified boy holds a hat with a wide ribbon band.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Two unidentified Ho-Chunk women. The woman on the left is wearing a dress with many panels of narrow appliqué.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of man in clerical collar, facing slightly to right, with deep set eyes and long goatee.

Photograph

Church Choir

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A woman plays the organ, while two women, wearing hats, and three men, gather behind her, holding song books. They are enclosed by a low, circular railing;...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of three young Ho-Chunk men wearing suit jackets, trousers, and neckties in front of a painted backdrop. Two are wearing hats and smoking...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: David Bow Littlesoldier (MauJchayMauNeeKah) poses in front of a backdrop that appears in many of Van Schaick’s photographs. He wears a hat (wookanak), a be...

Date: 1898 ca.

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...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the high school, built in 1897.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk boy posed standing on the left wearing a winter coat, German silver earrings, and bandana. A...

Photograph

Football Game

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Winter scene with two teams line up on a snowy field during a football game at the Jackson County Fairgrounds.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Joe Thunderking Lowe (King of Thunder) (WauKonJahHunkKah), seated, wears Ho-Chunk-style bandolier bags across his chest, an Indian trade blanket on his lap...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of various bouquet wreaths in several shapes, including a cross and anchor, in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Remains of building foundations after a large fire. The firefire was believed to be incendiary in origin, arising from a feud between owners over land clai...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Posed portrait of a young couple outdoors in a field. The man is seated, the woman is standing beside him, with a wooden fence in the background.

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