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Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group of people looking at single car at the railroad station, probably a special car for a traveling minstrel show.

Photograph

Woman Wearing Hat

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Woman in tilted hat posing across the street from stores: J.J. McGillivray Sash and Door Company and Squire's Oyster House. Probably on Water Street.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three women (Jennie Parsons Kelly, left, and Lena Eisenback Post, center, and an unidentified woman on the right) on Main Street in front of Yep Ah Sing's...

Date: 1896-09 ca.

Description: Four unidentified men posed standing in front of office buildings. Sign in the window of the American Express Company Office shows a horse and advertises t...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Man posed standing in the road in front of a wooden fence holding a derby hat. There is a house in the background.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Large group portrait of men and young boys operating a steam tractor that is being used for belt-driven threshing machinery in a field. In the foreground a...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A Ho-Chunk couple and their dog outside of their winter home (ciiporoke). A Hudson Bay blanket hangs over the door opening. The long tree branches leaning...

Photograph

Black River Falls

Date: 1885 before

Description: Elevated view of the river and town. Probably prior to 1885 because the Van Schaick building/photograph gallery is not constructed on Second Street.

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1893 after

Description: People gathered around a Ferris wheel.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Group of men, women, and children posed standing in front of a wooden building, probably a school house and possibly the South Alma School. Second woman fr...

Photograph

Boxcar Traveler

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man stands in the open doorway of a Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha railway boxcar.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Old, bearded man and younger woman seated in front of the corner of a wood outbuilding surrounded by four young children. A young boy stands at his mother'...

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.

Date: 1892-08-17 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a bandwagon and animal cage pass in a circus parade. Probably the...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of crowd watching a parade. Elevated view taken from the Van Schaick studio; the same building housed the telephone exchange.

Photograph

Farm Buildings

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Board frame house and farm buildings.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A boy and a man hold up small white pine trees while workers plant them at Alexander Lake's nursery. In the background are horses and wagons. A farm buildi...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: This arbor was erected for a celebration with the Ojibwe, who traveled from their reservation in northern Wisconsin to participate in the Winnebago-Chippew...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Corner of Main and First Street. The first two buildings on the southwest corner are Abraham Meinhold's dry goods and LeClair's hardware store. Next is A.F...

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...

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