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Photograph

Cranberry Pickers

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Winnebago Indians and Black River Falls townspeople harvesting cranberries.

Date: 1904 

Description: Nine girls posed standing and wearing patriotic costumes. One girl is holding a flag of the United States. Probably a smaller group, from a total of twenty...

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 (...

Photograph

Three Workmen

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Man posing on a telephone pole with climbing equipment, with two men standing below.

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: 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: 1906 date unknown

Description: C.N. Oulie Jewelry Store located at 9 Main Street. Sign reflected in the window advertises the Wisconsin State Fair, September 10-14, 1906.

Date: 1902 

Description: Women's Relief Corps with umbrellas parading down the street. Stuffed eagle parading as "Old Abe." Directly behind the two flags are, from left to right:...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Jim Swallow (MaPaZoeRayKeKah) and Pinkey Bigsolder (HoWaWinKah), as well as an unidentified child, cross at the corner of Main and South First Street. Jim...

Photograph

Indian Pow Wow

Date: 1926 

Description: Native Americans posing for a group portrait, with two drummers are sitting in the front row.. The group is wearing a mix of western dress and native dress...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Copy photograph of five Ho-Chunk men posed standing behind a Dream Drum in front of cloth barriers or tents. A powwow group from the 1908 Homecoming, ident...

Date: 1908 ca.

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

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: 1900 ca.

Description: View down drive of a farm family posed in front of their farmhouse and farm buildings. An older man and woman are posed sitting. Three women stand nearby,...

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: 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...

Photograph

Powwow Group

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Ho-Chunk performers gather behind a drum and Winnebago baskets at the 1908 Homecoming. Standing from the left are Jim Swallow (MaPaZoeRayKeKah), William Ma...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Seven Ho-Chunk men stand in a cranberry bog holding the hand scoops used to harvest cranberries. The long narrow slats at the front of the hand scoops were...

Photograph

Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1902 

Description: Grand Army of the Republic in Memorial Day Parade. During the 1890s and 1900s, most of the 45 to 65 age group of men were Civil War veterans, and belonged...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Three unidentified women and an infant pose in front of a log home located near Wittenberg. It seemed strange to many Ho-Chunk to live in a house that was...

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