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Log Jam on River

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Log jam on a high-water river, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait from right side, with head turned partially forward but not looking directly at viewer. She has long hair gathered at neck and...

Photograph

Overflowing River

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Town with logs overflowing the river into yards, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk man, woman, and girl, all posed standing. They are identified as David Goodvillage...

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: Interior of a furniture store, with two men posed among the rows of furniture. A group of chairs hangs from the ceiling.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man and two women stand on a stile of broad wood in the middle of a field. The man stands on the second step, wearing a coat, bow tie, and fedora, the t...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Jackson County Courthouse.

Photograph

Portrait of a Woman

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of a young woman. She is wearing a band over her ringlet curls, a dark dress with buttons down the front, a short white lacy c...

Date: 1895 ca.

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

Date: 1892-08-17 

Description: Elevated view of large crowd watching elephants from the Ringling Brothers Circus turning the Corner of First and Main.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk girl posed standing in front of a painted backdrop. She has her left hand resting on an overstuffed tasselled cha...

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: 1890 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young Ho-Chunk men, Frank Bigsoldier (KeKahUnGah), seated on the left, and a man possibly identified as...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Jackson County Courthouse.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of the Yeatman sisters resting their arms on a piece of furniture in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1890 

Description: The household staff (probably Swedish) for one family home, including laundresses, cooks, parlor maids, and scullery girls with their various work utensils...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: In this photograph, copied by Van Schaick from another photographer, Wild West show promoter Tom Roddy stands on the far right with his cast of performers...

Date: 1884-10 

Description: Sanborn insurance map of Black River Falls covering the area bordered by the Black River on the East, 3rd Street on the West, Johnson Street on the North,...

Photograph

Ice Gorge

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Logs piled on the shore of town, possibly due to Ice Gorge of 1876.

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