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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: 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: 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...

Photograph

Mill

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a mill owned by George Mills Hull. Three men stand in the foreground, and three more stand near the entrance to the mill.

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: 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: 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.

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: 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: 1888 ca.

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

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street in Black River Falls, ca. 1886, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: A young woman displays her shell necklace, silver bracelets, and earrings.

Photograph

Hull Mill

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the Hull mill (right), showing Merlin Hull's ancestral home at left.

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,...

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: 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: 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...

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