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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A large group of Ho-Chunks and whites harvest cranberries. The wooden boxes lying in the field were filled with the fruit and then shipped by railroad to t...

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,...

Photograph

Telephone Workers

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men working on telephone lines from scaffolding attached to the pole in front of the telephone exchange building.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Man posed sitting in a chair and a woman posed standing next to a tree.

Photograph

Cranberry Growers

Date: 1984-10 

Description: Tim Finch and Kay Finch of the Perry Creek Cranberry Company. In the background men work in the cranberry marsh to harvest the berries.

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...

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...

Photograph

Trees in Flood

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View across water of trees and wooden buildings submerged in water, probably during the 1911 (or 1905) flood of the Black River.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Copy photograph of a Ho-Chunk man, Jim Swallow, in regalia posed standing and holding a bow in front of cloth barriers or tents. From a powwow group from t...

Date: 1911 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two Ho-Chunk men wearing beaded shirts gather cranberries (hoocake) alongside a Ho-Chunk woman and a white man and woman. A large group of cranberry harves...

Photograph

Pow Wow Scene

Date: 1908 

Description: Drummers and dancers at pow wow led by Chief Winneshiek, below Lutheran Church in a canvas enclosure.

Date: 1901 before

Description: South side of Main Street from the intersection with Merrill Street. Various storefronts are visible on the left, including J. M. McCormick Dry Goods and G...

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: 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: 1908 ca.

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

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

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...

Photograph

Family Portrait

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Fve people, possibly family, posing in the yard, some holding onto a wire strung between them.

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