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Photograph

Second Powerhouse

Date: 1910 before

Description: Outdoor view looking down a hill towards a powerhouse on the river, with town buildings on a hill in the background. Identified as the second powerhouse th...

Photograph

Spaulding House

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: West end of the drawing room in the Spaulding house, which was furnished by Marshall Field and Company in 1870.

Photograph

Indian Petroglyphs

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Norb Bybee shoots a self-portrait with his camera of petroglyphs that are carved in the face of a rock shelter near Gullikson's Glen.

Date: 1908 ca.

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

Date: 1908 

Description: A cattail mat–covered wigwam (ciiporoke) and a small teepee were set up in a mock Ho-Chunk village for the 1908 homecoming celebration.

Photograph

Second Powerhouse

Date: 1910 before

Description: Outdoor view looking down at a powerhouse on the river, with town buildings in the background. Identified as the second powerhouse that was replaced in 191...

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...

Photograph

Old Stage Coach

Date: 1925 

Description: Men and women pose on an old stage coach pulled by four horses. In the background are commercial buildings at the corner of Main and First Streets. The coa...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of downtown, with a bridge and buildings in the background and storefronts in the foreground.

Photograph

Spaulding Residence

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Image of the front of the Spaulding residence about 1900.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1959 

Description: View of Main Street, lined with the fire department, city clerk's office, and Pugh's Battery - Electric Shop.

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Date: 1912-07 

Description: Elevated view of the fire at the McGillivray factory. Pedestrians and onlookers are in the foreground.

Date: 1906 after

Description: Exterior portrait of the dam in front of Black River Falls with the town in the background. The dam was reportedly constructed in 1906.

Photograph

Homecoming Powwow

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Ho-Chunk men and women sitting and standing around a large medicine drum in an area portioned off by canvas barriers in front of a lodge. Identified as the...

Date: 1911 

Description: Photographic postcard view of the devastation after a flood in central Black River Falls.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Tourists look on as a group of Ho-Chunk dressed in traditional regalia are walking down the street during the Homecoming Celebration.

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:...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Main Street.

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...

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