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Date: 1897 date unknown
Description: Old High School Building with two unidentified women posed standing in the doorway arch, and an unidentified man standing on the far right.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Back view of Union High School.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the high school, built in 1897.
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 the Jackson County Courthouse.
Description: Sanborn insurance map of Black River Falls covering the area bordered by the Black River on the East, 3rd Street on the West, Johnson Street on the North,...
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: View of Main Street and the surrounding buildings.
Description: The building that housed the gallery of Van Schaick and the dental offices of Edward F. Long. Over the years, the building also accommodated a newspaper of...
Date: 1892-08-17 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a bandwagon and animal cage pass in a circus parade. Probably the...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street in Black River Falls, ca. 1886, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Woman in tilted hat posing across the street from stores: J.J. McGillivray Sash and Door Company and Squire's Oyster House. Probably on Water Street.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Logs piled on the shore of town, possibly due to Ice Gorge of 1876.
Description: Front view of Union High School with several people and a bicycle in the foreground.
Description: Exterior view of the Jackson County Courthouse.
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...
Description: View of the Central Wisconsin Telephone Company exchange building from the street.
Description: Log jam on a high-water river, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.
Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered to watch elephants parade down Main Street. Probably the Ringling Brothers Circus.
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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