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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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Description: Two-story and one-story frame house with a snow-covered yard.

Date: 1908 

Description: Home-Coming Festival July 20th - 25th. Photographic postcard view of five framed images from around Black River Falls; the bridge crossing the river, Main...

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Horse-Drawn Hearse

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Description: Hearse being pulled by a team wearing fly-nets.

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Description: Eight horses drawing a circus wagon in parade. Parade coming from the circus ground at the white pine grove in the bend of the river, going north on First...

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Sleds and Sleighs

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Description: Winter scene with sleds and sleighs on a snow-covered street in Black River Falls, Wisconsin. The man in center sleigh is probably Moses Paquette.

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Description: Elevated view of Black River Falls. There is a large building in the center with a large lawn. On the right is a church.

Date: 1910 

Description: Large group posed in front of a frame house.

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Description: Woman posed standing with a folded umbrella by flowers.

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Hearse

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Description: Hearse parked on street. There is a reflection of a man in the hearse window glass.

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Description: Crowd of people lined up along board sidewalk watching a parade on diagonal part of Main Street.

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Description: Elderly woman sitting in the corner of a room with a wood-burning "Sylvan Sunshine" stove and world globe.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three women (Jennie Parsons Kelly, left, and Lena Eisenback Post, center, and an unidentified woman on the right) on Main Street in front of Yep Ah Sing's...

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Description: Native American man, and two women in a wagon pulled by a single horse. Storefronts include a jeweler on the left with an awning advertising books and stat...

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Description: Men driving a circus calliope for a parade in town. A calliope is a musical instrument that produces sound by sending steam through whistles, originally lo...

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Description: Group of four women and man posing on a board sidewalk between snow drifts in front of the high school.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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Description: Herd of horses passing through town on Main Street. Western range horses were brought in unbroken and sold to farmers at low prices. Storefronts, identifie...

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Water Tower

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men posed standing on top of the City Water Tower, probably seventy feet high. A smaller group of men stand at the base behind a fence, and there is snow o...

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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.

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