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Date: 1889 ca.

Description: A farm family poses in front of farm buildings and farmhouse. The young daughters wear matching dresses. Men in the background stand with a team of oxen pu...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown area.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk girl posed standing in front of a painted backdrop. She has her left hand resting on an overstuffed tasselled cha...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Copy photograph of a studio portrait of two young Ho-Chunk men posed standing and wearing regalia, including a finger-braided shawl on the man on the right...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of Annie Blowsnake Thundercloud (WaConChaSkaWinKah), posed standing in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing many necklaces, and ot...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of deceased twin infants in coffins. They are Robert and Janet Fitzpatrick, born July 5, 1885, and died April 20, 1886, children of Robert...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk man. Thomas Thunder (HoonkHaGaKah) leans on a stump used as a prop in Van Schaik’s studio. He is adorned with earrings...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Charles J. Van Schaick sitting on a stone balustrade in front of a painted background, ca. 1882–1885. The photograph was probably taken by one of his assis...

Date: 1883 

Description: Birdseye view map. The title of the map reads: ""MERRILLAN JACKSON COUNTY, WISCONSIN. LOOKING FROM POSITION NORTH EAST ON THE TOWN." At the bottom are poin...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: In this photograph, copied by Van Schaick from another photographer, Wild West show promoter Tom Roddy stands on the far right with his cast of performers...

Date: 1884-10 

Description: Sanborn insurance map of Black River Falls covering the area bordered by the Black River on the East, 3rd Street on the West, Johnson Street on the North,...

Photograph

Hops Farming

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Group portrait of men and women posing in hop field. Most of the women are wearing aprons, and some of them are holding plants from the harvest. In the for...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk woman posed standing on the left wearing rings and file bracelets, and wrapped in a plaid shaw...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk girls posed in front of a painted backdrop. A small Ho-Chunk girl is posed sitting in a tasseled arm chair on the left wear...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.

Photograph

Black River Falls

Date: 1885 before

Description: Elevated view of the river and town. Probably prior to 1885 because the Van Schaick building/photograph gallery is not constructed on Second Street.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Studio full-length portrait of a Ho-Chunk man with short hair posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. Identified as John Johnson. John was a private...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Ho-Chunk men, Frank Greencloud-Redcloud (NotchKeTaKah), left, and Ed Greengrass (CheWinCheKayRayHeKah). Frank Greencloud-Red...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk man, William Hindsley (Hensley) (CooNooChoNeeNikKah), who holds a pipe tomahawk and wears bandoliers of bug...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Two unidentified Ho-Chunk women. The woman on the left is wearing a dress with many panels of narrow appliqué.

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