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Photograph

Sign on Fence Post

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Fence and sign that says, "Dusty Roads and Weary Willies are Strictly Forbidden."

Photograph

Band in the Country

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Eleven uniformed musicians holding their instruments stand in a semi-circle, with the two drummers seated with their drums. The band consists of 2 trombone...

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.

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...

Photograph

Senior High School

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Workers pose on scaffolding in front of the Senior High School during construction. A child and man with a bicycle are on the lower left side underneath th...

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...

Photograph

Man Papering Barn

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: A man papers a barn with posters for the "Black River Falls Fair, September 7, 8, 9 & 10."

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group posed standing and sitting in the grass in front of a board house, possibly the Bill Jay family. The two seated children are probably Edward and Sadi...

Photograph

Farm Buildings

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Board frame house and farm buildings.

Date: 1892-08-17 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered to watch elephants parade down Main Street. Probably the Ringling Brothers Circus.

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: 1898 ca.

Description: Men and women sit in two hammocks. The people pictured are Julia Murray Ormsby, Fred Werner, and R. Effie (Ettie) Meinhold.

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1893 after

Description: People gathered around a Ferris wheel.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Eight people posing in front of a one-story clapboard house holding possessions. The man on the far left is holding a gun and wears a ammunition belt aroun...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Man, woman, and small child posed standing in a yard in front of a frame house.

Photograph

Hops Farming

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Group portrait of men and women posing in hop field. Most of the women are wearing aprons, and some of them are holding plants from the harvest. In the for...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man and woman posed sitting, each holding a child in their lap, and a young man, girl, and boy, holding a toy horn, posed standing, in the yard in front of...

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.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A woman, possibly the daughter of C.R. Monroe, holding up an image of Black River Falls Main Street at the back of a traveling photographer's wagon.

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