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Date:  date unknown

Description: Wagon piled high with chairs, with a man standing and driving a team of two horses. A man on the sidewalk is looking back at camera. There are other wagons...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Woman seated outside in a chair near a tree with roadway and slight hill behind.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A studio portrait of two well-dressed men wearing hats, suit jackets, vests with watch fob, neckties, and trousers. They are smoking cigars in front of a p...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio full-length portrait in front of Van Schaick's gazebo backdrop of a Ho-Chunk man, dressed in period clothes, standing next to a prop stone wall drap...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk family, Jim White Bear, his wife Kate, and their children (four girls and a boy). Kate White Bear and the older girls are wea...

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Description: Two men posing in front of a small locomotive, probably a donkey engine used to refill downtown after the flood.

Date: 1924-08-07 

Description: Ruins after a tornado. Demolished farm buildings, wagons and a windmill.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an older Ho-Chunk man posed sitting on the left wearing a suit, hat, and moccasins, next to a Ho-Chunk wo...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Winter scene looking toward Main Street from South First Street, Black River Falls, Wisconsin, with an arch over the intersection. Road grader pulled by fo...

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Description: Men posing in front of stores. Businesses from left to right are the A.F. Werner Drugstore and Clothiers, and the Fair Store. The former has the slogan "Ba...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two Ho-Chunk men posed sitting next to each other. The man on the left is wearing suspenders and holding...

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Railroad Bridge

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Description: Black River Falls and the bridge spanning it, probably the second railroad bridge.

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Men Logging

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four men posed standing and holding logging tools next to a team of two oxen. Two other men are sawing a tree with a two-handled saw.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bouquets and wreaths decorating a portrait of "Lessie," on a table on the side of a house.

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Description: Band in two lines, facing each other, on Main Street in front of the A.F. Werner Drugstore.

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Man in Carriage

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Description: A man sits in a carriage pulled by two horses in a farmyard.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a scenic backdrop of four Ho-Chunk men and four Ho-Chunk women posed sitting and standing. From left to right in the back are C...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk woman posed standing and wearing a contemporary dress and wrapped in a fringed shawl.

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting in front of two women standing. The woman sitting has her hands clasped on...

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