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Flood of 1911

Date: 1911 

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

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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 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group of people and horses in front of horse sheds for farmers after the 1911 flood, looking north, downtown on Harrison Street. In the fa...

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: 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 (...

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Pow Wow Scene

Date: 1908 

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

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Family Portrait

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Fve people, possibly family, posing in the yard, some holding onto a wire strung between them.

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Winter scene with a man standing in a coat next to a child bundled in a sled on the snow-covered sidewalk in front of the storefront of J.R. McDonald, Blac...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: A panoramic view of Black River Falls' flooded streets, possibly taken during the flood of 1911. Three men are standing on the sidewalk next to the "Tollac...

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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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: 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:...

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: 1908 ca.

Description: A Ho-Chunk cattail mat lodge and tepees in an area partitioned off by canvas barriers. There is a person sitting on the ground on the left, and a medicine...

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...

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: 1908 

Description: A group of Ho-Chunk women wrapped in shawls gather at the temporary Ho-Chunk village. Identified as the Homecoming Powwow at the intersection of Main and S...

Date: 1930 ca.

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

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Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Grand Army of the Republic in Memorial Day Parade, on the north side of Main Street, between First and Water Streets. Iver Erickson's shoemaker shop is at...

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