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Date: 1908 ca.

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

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...

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.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Girls walking in a parade, probably on Memorial Day.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Annie Massey (KeKoRaSinchKah), left, and Hester Decorah Lowery (NoGinWinKah). Hester lived to be well over one hundred years old.

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

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

Trees in Flood

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View across water of trees and wooden buildings submerged in water, probably during the 1911 (or 1905) flood of the Black River.

Photograph

Flood of 1911

Date: 1911 

Description: View across river of several collapsing buildings on the edge of flooded river banks, during the flood.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Two boys, each with a cow, posing in front of a house and standing on the lawn framing a woman and young child standing on a board sidewalk.

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: 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...

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...

Postcard

Flood Scene

Date: 1911 

Description: Photographic postcard view of a street scene. Groups of people are gathered along the sidewalks near storefronts. A building on the left has a painted sign...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Main Street.

Date: 1911 

Description: View of Main and Water Streets while experiencing severe flooding.

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...

Date: 1900 

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

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...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Groups of Ho-Chunk and non-Indians gather on the streets of Black River Falls during the 1908 Homecoming Celebration.

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