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Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Main Street.

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Methodist church.

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Description: Six men harvesting ice, probably from above the river dam on the Black River, in front of the railroad bridge. There is a horse standing on the ice on the...

Photograph

Lake's Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Lake's Hotel with people posed sitting on the lower porch. Possibly located across from the railroad depot across the Black River, probably in...

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Description: Men parading down street with axes over their shoulders. Probably the Modern Woodmen of America, a fraternal insurance body in the 1890s which was strong i...

Photograph

Street Sprinkler

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of man filling a street sprinkler or "water wagon" pulled by two horses near the intersection of First and Main Streets.

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Description: Wagon pulling "Kangaroo Court" through town, probably a promotion for local amateur theatricals. The man on the left is Earl "Dusty" Rhodes, a steam engine...

Photograph

Woman with Infant

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Description: Woman, probably Mrs. Rufus A. Jones, the former Birdine Perry, posing with an infant in a baby carriage.

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Description: Horse-drawn float in parade promoting A.F. Werner, a local drugstore.

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Description: Panoramic picture postcard of the exterior of the Black River Falls Public Library. One side of the library has a large white stone on which is carved: "Pu...

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Description: Residential street, with a blacksmith's shop on the left hand side of the street.

Photograph

Falls House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Falls House, a little one-dollar-a-day hotel near the banks of the Black River at the corner of First and Fillmore Streets, built by Susan Gebhardt in 1886...

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Man in Buggy

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Description: Man in a buggy driving a team of two horses, possibly Abe Bailey.

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Description: Large group of men posed standing in front of a sawmill. Three men are posed standing in a wagon pulled by a team of two horses wearing fly-nets. One man w...

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Description: Team of two oxen in a yoke pulling an empty wagon without a driver on Main Street, although a line in attached to the yoke from above -- perhaps to put in...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of town, probably looking south from the Van Schaick residence.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Water Street, with billboards advertising for the "Georgia Up-To-Date Minstrels" at the Opera House on Saturday, April 7. There is also a bridge...

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Description: Group in A.F. Werner Drugstore wagon riding in parade. Wagon belonged to Ben Werner, one of the five Werner brothers.

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Description: Large pile of tree branches fallen across the road near a board sidewalk.

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Description: Crowd watching elephants walk trunk-to-tail in circus parade through town.

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