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Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a construction site of a bridge across the cutoff on the river.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from shoreline looking across the churning water just below the dam. On the opposite shoreline is the town of Black River Falls, with several wooden s...

Date: 1913-05-07 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of a woman in Ho-Chunk regalia wrapped in a blanket, with a child on her back. The child is wearing a fur hat, and the woman...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman posing standing in front of a painted backdrop with her left hand on a draped chair. She is wearin...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Full-length atudio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Lucy Goodvillage Blowsnake (NauNawZokeAWinKah) sitting beside her granddaughter Nina Thunder...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of group of people posing in front of a painted backdrop. A Ho-Chunk man is sitting on the left wearing a suit, necktie, and hat, and is ho...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Four Ho-Chunk people crossing a bridge spanning the Black River. This photograph was taken before the flood of October 1911, when the bridge was completely...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk family. In the background is a painted backdrop. Names (sitting) David Bow Littlesoldier (Maw Jhay Mau Nee Kah)....

Date: 1913 

Description: Portrait of William Tennant, a magazine and newspaper agent from Black River Falls who lost both legs below the knee. Here he is shown with his artificial...

Date: 1911 after

Description: View towards a construction site, with a railway track with a train and other machinery. Location identified as the fill and reconstruction of Town Creek a...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Thomas Thunder (Hoonk Ha Ga Kah) (Son of [Wa Con Cha Kah] John Thunder aka Dr. Thunder and [We Hon Pe Kaw] Lucy Bea...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man with a beard posing sitting in front of a painted backdrop. He is smoking a pipe and holding a cane in his left...

Photograph

Second Powerhouse

Date: 1910 before

Description: Outdoor view looking down at a powerhouse on the river, with town buildings in the background. Identified as the second powerhouse that was replaced in 191...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man, Henry (Little) Snake (HaRaChoMonEKah), sitting and wearing a scarf around his neck in front of a painted backdr...

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: 1911 

Description: View of a construction site with wreckage in a ditch. Location identified as the fill and reconstruction of Town Creek after the 1911 flood in Black River...

Photograph

Family Portrait

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1911-05 

Description: Panoramic view from street of Martin Lein/Lien's funeral procession, showing Main and Water Streets before the flood of 1911. The procession includes sever...

Date: 1911 

Description: View towards a construction site, with men working near a railway track with sand haulers. Location identified as the fill and reconstruction of Town Creek...

Photograph

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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