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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk men posed sitting in front of a Ho-Chunk man posed standing, all wearing hats, and the two men sitting wearing suits. They...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: One of Gerhard Gesell's daughters (Wilma or Bertha) sitting in a rowboat holding a bouquet of Mississippi River water lilies. She is seated in the stern, t...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Groups of Ho-Chunk and non-Indians gather on the streets of Black River Falls during the 1908 Homecoming Celebration.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a large Ho-Chunk group posed in front of a painted backdrop, including five men, three women, three girls, and two smaller children. The...

Photograph

Crochet Club

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of fifteen women gathered around three tables behind a home, probably the DMC Club, an exclusive social and sewing society named for an imported bran...

Date: 1907 

Description: Construction of a dam visible from behind a railroad bridge. A train is crossing the bridge.

Date: 1902 

Description: Women's Relief Corps with umbrellas parading down the street. Stuffed eagle parading as "Old Abe." Directly behind the two flags are, from left to right:...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a lumberjack wearing a hat, fringed shirt, trousers, suspenders, and what appear to be spiked boots. He is holding a peavey and is posin...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Ho-Chunk couple, Johnnie Thunder (Little Chief) standing on the left wearing a dark-colored suit and hat,...

Photograph

Women in Field

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two women wearing large hats stand in a field carrying a pail. Farm buildings are in the far background.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of three Ho-Chunk men posed in front of a studio backdrop. Two men are sitting in front of a man standing, all wearing hats. Frank Lewis (H...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Tourists look on as a group of Ho-Chunk dressed in traditional regalia walks down the street during the Homecoming Celebration.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman, Ida Lizzie Decorra Blowsnake (Real Wampum Woman) (WooRooShiekESkaeWinKah), wife of George Lowe, posed standing and wea...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman, Mary Alice Johnson Decorra Brown (ENooKah), posed standing and wearing beads, earrings, and file bracelets.She is pose...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Will Thunder (NaNikSayWaHeKah) is seated on an embroidered blanket that appears in many of Van Schaik¬ís photographs. This blanket was not Ho-Chunk, but a s...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Ho-Chunk man posed standing in a field surrounded by trees holding a flintlock gun. He is wearing only garters, moccasins, a breech cloth, necklace, and fe...

Photograph

Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1902 

Description: Grand Army of the Republic in Memorial Day Parade. During the 1890s and 1900s, most of the 45 to 65 age group of men were Civil War veterans, and belonged...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man with short hair posed sitting and wearing a suit coat and necktie, identified as Fred Kingswan (MaHeNoGinKah).

Date: 1908 

Description: Drummers and dancers at Semi-Centennial Pow Wow. Spectators are in the background, and a canvas is stretched around the clearing to make an enclosure. Buil...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a small Ho-Chunk boy posed standing in front of a painted backdrop and a prop stone wall. He has his left arm on the wall and is wearing...

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