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Date: 1911 ca.

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

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...

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 on the road.

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: 1909 ca.

Description: View upriver towards the dam, with Black River Falls on the opposite shoreline.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Main Street.

Date: 1911 before

Description: Outdoor portrait of a European American man and four European American women standing on a wooden walkway in a yard. Identified from left to right as: Jim...

Photograph

Dam before 1911

Date: 1911 before

Description: View from shoreline looking across the dam in front. Black River Falls is on the opposite shoreline, with several wooden structures, including the power ho...

Postcard

Masonic Temple

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Front view of Masonic temple.

Date: 1912 after

Description: View upriver towards the dam in front, with the town of Black River Falls in the background on a hilly shoreline. There is a railroad bridge over the river...

Photograph

Snow-Covered Road

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Winter scene with a man sitting in a wagon pulled by a single horse down a snow-covered road. The horse is wearing blinders and a turnout blanket. Two men...

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...

Photograph

Pow Wow Scene

Date: 1908 

Description: Drummers and dancers at pow wow led by Chief Winneshiek, below Lutheran Church in a canvas enclosure.

Date: 1911 

Description: Exterior view of Black River Falls at the beginning of the flood of 1911. Note the roof of the powerhouse in the water, and the Spaulding wagon shop on the...

Postcard

Power Station

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Colorized photographic postcard of an elevated view of the power station next to the river. A bridge is in the background.

Date: 1908 after

Description: View of the dam in front of Black River Falls with several wooden structures in the background, and a train passing on the railroad bridge over the river.

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...

Date: 1901 before

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

Date: 1908 before

Description: View from wood sidewalk towards a marching band parading up Main Street during a patriotic celebration. There is a banner that reads: "Welcome" in the back...

Photograph

Men at the Dam

Date: 1912 after

Description: Outdoor view of a group of people on the rock in front of the dam located in front of Black River Falls, with several structures in the background. The gat...

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