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Description: Men constructing a building, or laying a foundation for the post-flood business district dam, using steam-powered machinery in front of the Merchants Hotel...
Description: Men building the post-flood business district dam. The flood of 1911 went around the Black River Falls Dam and washed out most of the business section of t...
Date: date unknown
Description: A panoramic view of a Memorial Day parade/celebration as it rounds the corner of a street. According to text on the back of the print of this image, this c...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Remains of building foundations after a large fire. The firefire was believed to be incendiary in origin, arising from a feud between owners over land clai...
Description: A young man, a woman, and a young girl pose on a porch of a two-story house.
Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets. Probably taken from the window of the Van Schaick studio. A dual view, possi...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Log jam on a high-water river, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.
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...
Description: A stereoview of a boy standing next to a baby carriage with two infants sitting inside. In front of the buggy, two cats drink out of a saucer.
Description: Exterior view of frame house with two floors, probably the residence of L.C. Jones. Torn down in 1994.
Description: Studio portrait of a seated woman wearing a bonnet.
Description: Men laying the foundation for the post-flood business district dam.
Description: Man posing in a light open buggy. The horse is harnessed in a way to permit speed.
Description: The General Store Co. building and snow-covered streets of Black River Falls.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: A Ho-Chunk cattail mat lodge and tepees in an area partitioned off by canvas barriers. There is a person sitting on the ground on the left, and a medicine...
Description: Two groups of people posed in yard. On the left a man and woman are posed sitting, with the man resting his hand on a dog. Posed standing around them are t...
Description: Interior of a bedroom with a writing desk, bed, rocking chair, table, and mounted shelves.
Description: Exterior view of a frame house. A man is posed standing on the small side porch on the left, and two children are posed sitting looking out of one of the f...
Description: Church building and two frame houses.
Description: Men constructing the post-flood business district dam using steam-powered machinery.
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