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Photograph

High Water on River

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the river and town. High water looking west. Site of the present dam, but this was the old roller dam. Building with an advertisement for Veterinar...

Photograph

Spaulding Residence

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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: 1922 ca.

Description: Construction site with construction crew working, people walking on the sidewalk, and a billboard advertising Oshkosh B'gosh.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: View looking across the river east into Black River Falls during the flood, showing the elevated level of the river and buildings falling into the water.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Two Ho-Chunk girls wrapped in Racine Woolen Mills shawls walk with a young boy down Water Street downtown. The Journal sign is visible behind them and ther...

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: 1906 date unknown

Description: C.N. Oulie Jewelry Store located at 9 Main Street. Sign reflected in the window advertises the Wisconsin State Fair, September 10-14, 1906.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Four Ho-Chunk people cross a bridge spanning the Black River. This photograph was taken before the flood of October 1911, when the bridge was completely de...

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.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of bridge over Black River Falls, looking at downtown buildings.

Date: 1901 before

Description: South side of Main Street from the intersection with Merrill Street. Various storefronts are visible on the left, including J. M. McCormick Dry Goods and G...

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 (...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: A Ho-Chunk man dressed in a mix of native and contemporary clothing dances around singers seated around a drumn, ca. 1908. Ho-Chunk men sitting and standin...

Photograph

Powwow Group

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Ho-Chunk performers gather behind a drum and Winnebago baskets at the 1908 Homecoming. Standing from the left are Jim Swallow (MaPaZoeRayKeKah), William Ma...

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Main Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from across street of a dentist office and Baptist Church along a road. Two horse-drawn carriages are being driven in opposite directions down the roa...

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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