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Date: 1923 ca.

Description: View of a bridge over the Black River during construction. It was built during 1923 and 1924 by the Wausau Iron Works. Tom Cleary was the Resident Engine...

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

Hauser Home

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Hauser home, the residence of Rev. Jacob Hauser. He was a missionary to the Winnebago Native Americans from 1878 to 1885.

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...

Postcard

Masonic Temple

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Front view of Masonic temple.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men at the Mose Bone Sample Room. Two men sit on chairs on the porch in front. A male dwarf is walking on the board sidewalk in front of the saloon, which...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Elevated view, black and white, panoramic photograph. Business district visible as cluster of larger brick buildings at left and center, behind sprinkling...

Photograph

Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Grand Army of the Republic in Memorial Day Parade, in front of the Freeman House. Leading the ranks is probably James Livingston, Alvin "Bean" Hagen is pro...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the high school, (left) and grade school. The older building on the right originally held both high school and elementary school classes, but was...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Four telephone operators pose on the steps of the Black River Falls Exchange Office Building. The second woman from the bottom is probably Mrs. W.E. (Hagen...

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.

Date: 1900 

Description: Woman putting on a hat in front of a dressing table mirror.

Date: 1908 

Description: A group of performers takes a break from entertaining tourists. The man on the left is wearing a traditional Ho-Chunk beaded shirt, belt, and breechcloth (...

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: 1915 ca.

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of main street, and the Black River.

Date: 1908 

Description: Drummers and dancers at Semi-Centennial Pow Wow. Spectators are in the background, and a canvas is stretched around the clearing to make an enclosure. Buil...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Families gathered outside of Werner's Drugstore on annuity pay day. A sign reads "Medicine sold here" in Ho-Chunk, German, and Norwegian. The Ho-Chunk syll...

Photograph

Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1902 

Description: Grand Army of the Republic in Memorial Day Parade. During the 1890s and 1900s, most of the 45 to 65 age group of men were Civil War veterans, and belonged...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Winter scene of a snowbank in the middle of the north side of Main Street between Water and First Streets, Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Storefronts identi...

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