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Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Four Ho-Chunk people crossing a bridge spanning the Black River. This photograph was taken before the flood of October 1911, when the bridge was completely...

Date: 1911-05 

Description: Panoramic view from street of Martin Lein/Lien's funeral procession, showing Main and Water Streets before the flood of 1911. The procession includes sever...

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 on the road.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: A Ho-Chunk man dressed in a mix of native and contemporary clothing dancing around singers seated around a drum. Ho-Chunk men are sitting and standing arou...

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 "Tollack...

Date: 1913 after

Description: Outdoor view of a two-story wooden building, probably the McGillivray factory built about 1913 across the bridge at Water and Harrison Streets.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View upriver towards the dam, with Black River Falls on the opposite shoreline.

Date: 1907 

Description: Elevated view across rushing water towards a construction site of a dam on a river. Identified as the construction of the Hatfield Dam, looking northwest.

Date: 1911 before

Description: Outdoor portrait of a European American man and four European American women standing on a wooden walkway in a yard. Identified from left to right as: Jim...

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Frank Browneagle (HeWaKaKayReKah) and his wife, Annie Snake (KhaWinKeeSinchHayWinKah) stand in front of their two homes. The domed wigwam (ciiporoke) on th...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Panoramic slightly elevated view of Winnebago Indians harvesting cranberries on Gebhart's Marsh.

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: 1910 ca.

Description: View across yard towards three unidentified women and an infant posing in front of a log home located near Wittenberg. It seemed strange to many Ho-Chunk t...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two unidentified young Ho-Chunk girls with smallpox are kneeling outside their lodge. Some of the Ho-Chunk suffering from smallpox were quarantined during...


Dam before 1911

Date: 1911 before

Description: View from shoreline looking across the dam in front. Black River Falls is on the opposite shoreline, with several wooden structures, including the power ho...


Masonic Temple

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Front view of Masonic temple.

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: 1912 after

Description: View upriver towards the dam in front, with the town of Black River Falls in the background on a hilly shoreline. There is a railroad bridge over the river...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Ho-Chunk man posing standing in a open field holding a flintlock gun. He is wearing garters, moccasins, a breech cloth, necklace, and feathers in his hair....

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