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Photograph

Dirt Road in Town

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: View down dirt road of buildings and storefronts along a sidewalk, possibly Main Street, looking north toward the Chicago & Northwestern railroad tracks. A...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man posed standing next to a chair, identified as Homer Snake wearing a hat with a GAR emblem, signifying he is a Civil War v...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Annie (Katie) W. Blowsnake (MaHeHaNaSheWinKah) seated next to a woman identified as her mother. Both women wear Racine Woolen Mills shawls.

Date: 1997 

Description: Black River State Forest, two miles south of US 54 in the Jackson County Forest. The sand track in the foreground is the grade of the old narrow gauge rail...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk men posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. The man on the left, John Payer, is wearing the suit jacket may be a whit...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: On left, John Pigeon – “He Cho Kah”. Born 1875, died August 1915.Unidentified young man on right poses in period clothing, with the exception of moccasins...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Using a portable, 4 x 5 glass plate negative camera, Van Schaick photographed Ho-Chunk on the streets of Black River Falls. These occasional pictures offer...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk men posed sitting. Louis Lookingglass, left, is holding a liquor flask and wearing a hat. The other man, possibly Tom Thund...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Winter scene with short-Horned cattle on a snow-covered Main Street, Black River Falls, Wisconsin, in front of the Chicago Cheap Store. The Price Manufactu...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk infant, John Stacy Jr. (HaGaKah) posed sitting on a pile of fabrics and wearing a dress. He is propped up on pillows to keep...

Date: 1924-08-07 

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

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Ho-Chunk elder, Mary Thunderchief Snowball (WaSayMaKaWinKah), posed standing in front of a painted backdrop. She is holding a silk appli...

Date: 1923-09 

Description: Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) woman cutting roots for medicine. A quilt hangs on a line in the background and a chicken walks near the women.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Alec (Alex) Lonetree (NaENeeKeeKah), dressed in a mix of Ho-Chunk and non-Ho-Chunk regalia. His moccasins and pipebag are Plains Indian...

Postcard

Masonic Temple

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Front view of Masonic temple.

Date: 1935 

Description: Two hand-colored maps of the area comprising the town of Millston (Plats of Townships 20 and 21 north, range 2 west), Jackson County, Wisconsin, showing 40...

Photograph

Family Portrait

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Fve people, possibly family, posing in the yard, some holding onto a wire strung between them.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman, Lucy Decorah (AhHoRaPaNeeWinKah), posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a wool shawl over a dre...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man, Henry (Little) Snake (HaRaChoMonEKah), sitting and wearing a scarf around his neck in front of a painted backdrop. He is...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Elevated view, black and white, panoramic photograph. Business district visible as cluster of larger brick buildings at left and center, behind sprinkling...

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