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Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Workers pose on scaffolding in front of the Senior High School during construction. A child and man with a bicycle are on the lower left side underneath th...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Corner of Main and First Street. The first two buildings on the southwest corner are Abraham Meinhold's dry goods and LeClair's hardware store. Next is A.F...
Date: 1892-08-17 ca.
Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a calliope and chariot riders in a circus parade, probably the Ringl...
Description: Elevated view of town, probably looking south from the Van Schaick residence.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.
Description: Elevated view of downtown Black River Falls.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Town and business district, showing the early covered bridge across from the tail race of the powerhouse, with logs overflowing the river into yards, proba...
Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered to watch elephants parade down Main Street. Probably the Ringling Brothers Circus.
Description: Exterior view of the Jackson County Courthouse.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Group of people looking at single car at the railroad station, probably a special car for a traveling minstrel show.
Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a bell wagon pass in a circus parade, probably the Ringling Brothe...
Description: Elderly woman sitting in a rocking chair knitting in front of a window.
Description: View across street towards the building that housed the gallery of Van Schaick and the dental offices of Edward F. Long. Over the years, the building also...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Two women standing in the doorway of a house, numbered 419.
Description: Little Norway Church, with graveyard, located south of Black River Falls.
Description: Man and woman posed sitting, each holding a child in their lap, and a young man, girl, and boy, holding a toy horn, posed standing, in the yard in front of...
Description: Back view of Union High School.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Black River Falls, looking southwest.
Date: 1885 before
Description: Elevated view of the river and town. Probably prior to 1885 because the Van Schaick building/photograph gallery is not constructed on Second Street.
Description: View of crowd watching a parade. Elevated view taken from the Van Schaick studio; the same building housed the telephone exchange.
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