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Flood of 1911

Date: 1911 

Description: View across river of several collapsing buildings on the edge of flooded river banks, during the flood.

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Description: Man and woman standing outside a gate for a yard fenced-in with chicken wire.

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Description: Man, probably Ira Bowen, holding a muskellunge in front of H.F. Lyon's barbershop on Water Street, between Main and Harrison Streets.

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Description: Three women and a man stand on a tree-lined, board sidewalk in front of a storefront and houses.

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Homecoming Powwow

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Ho-Chunk men and women sitting and standing around a large medicine drum in an area portioned off by canvas barriers in front of a lodge. Identified as the...

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: 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: 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...

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Description: Treelined dirt road in town with a board sidewalk.

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Description: Two men driving a steam tractor in town with a few spectators. Storefronts, identified from left to right, including, O.J. Heath Saloon, store of Moses Paq...

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Description: Elevated view of town. The tallest building is the Jackson County Court House, the church near it is the Baptist Church, and the church across the street i...

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Description: Three patriotically dressed women on horseback in town. The large flags have 45 stars, and the small flags have 46 stars.

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Description: Memohead of the Jackson County Bank in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the bank building, including groups of people and two hor...

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Description: Man sits in a rocking chair holding a baby, while a child sits on a stool next to him. The man is possibly John H. Mills, holding Dudley Mills, and the chi...

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Description: Elevated view of buildings in town with river in the background.

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Two Men with Dogs

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Description: Two men playing with two dogs on sidewalk on the west side of South First Street between drifts of snow. Hardware store partially obscured on the northwest...

Date: 1908 

Description: A group of performers takes a break from entertaining tourists. The man on the left is wearing a traditional Ho-Chunk beaded shirt, belt, and breechcloth (...

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Jackson County Bank

Date:  date unknown

Description: Jackson County Bank and the Norse Handel Grocery Store on the corner of First and Main Streets. A young boy is standing on the sidewalk in front of the gro...

Date: 1892-08-17 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a bell wagon pass in a circus parade, probably the Ringling Brothe...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street in Black River Falls, ca. 1886, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.

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