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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Using a portable, 4 x 5 glass plate negative camera, Van Schaick photographed Ho-Chunk on the streets of Black River Falls. These occasional pictures offer...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Four telephone operators pose on the steps of the Black River Falls Exchange Office Building. The second woman from the bottom is probably Mrs. W.E. (Hagen...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elderly woman in a long skirt sitting on the front steps of a house.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Ho-Chunk Chief Winneshiek leads a powwow just North of Main Street in Black River Falls.

Date: 1908 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

Old Stage Coach

Date: 1925 

Description: Men and women pose on an old stage coach pulled by four horses. In the background are commercial buildings at the corner of Main and First Streets. The coa...

Date: 1911-10-06 

Description: View of Monsos Brothers Grocery & Crockery after most of the building was washed away by the flooding Black River. High, rushing water can be seen at the r...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: A panoramic view of Black River Falls' flooded streets, possibly taken during the flood of 1911. Three men are standing on the sidewalk next to the "Tollac...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Annie Massey (KeKoRaSinchKah), left, and Hester Decorah Lowery (NoGinWinKah). Hester lived to be well over one hundred years old.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men at the Mose Bone Sample Room. Two men sit on chairs on the porch in front. A male dwarf is walking on the board sidewalk in front of the saloon, which...

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: View from across street of a dentist office and Baptist Church along a road. Two horse-drawn carriages are being driven in opposite directions down the roa...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Families gathered outside of Werner's Drugstore on annuity pay day. A sign reads "Medicine sold here" in Ho-Chunk, German, and Norwegian. The Ho-Chunk syll...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: A Ho-Chunk man dressed in a mix of native and contemporary clothing dances around singers seated around a drumn, ca. 1908. Ho-Chunk men sitting and standin...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Six Ho-Chunk men line up for a photograph at the powwow grounds. The men with sticks in their hands are members of the Bear Clan, who act as police for the...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Two Ho-Chunk girls wrapped in Racine Woolen Mills shawls walk with a young boy down Water Street downtown. The Journal sign is visible behind them and ther...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: A Ho-Chunk man is posed standing in a field, holding an object in his left hand, and wearing regalia including a long bandoleer which appear to have bells...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: John Mike Jr. (HayShooKeekah), rear left, pictured with his family. Standing from left to right are daughters Ada Mike (HunkEWinKah), Lizzie Mike (WeHunKah...

Date: 1908 

Description: A group of Ho-Chunk women wrapped in shawls gather at the temporary Ho-Chunk village. Identified as the Homecoming Powwow at the intersection of Main and S...

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