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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

Main Street

Date: 1959 

Description: View of Main Street, lined with the fire department, city clerk's office, and Pugh's Battery - Electric Shop.

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...

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: 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...

Photograph

Flood of 1911

Date: 1911 

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

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Main Street.

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: 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.

Photograph

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 

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

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...

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Winter scene with six women, six children, and a man examining a bobsled hitched to a horse.

Photograph

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...

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.

Postcard

Masonic Temple

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Front view of Masonic temple.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A woman sits at a reed organ while another looks on.

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: 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...

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