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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of Mr. William W. Hendricks, a Black River Falls barber, dressed in his best, posed in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The interior of a barbershop with customers in chairs and barbers at work. Numerous mirrors, pictures, and lamps hang from the walls and ceiling.

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Description: Men working at a rock crushing works on the east side of the Black River across from Spaulding's Rocks.

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Description: Men working on the foundation of a building, possibly laying a foundation for the post-flood business district dam.

Date: 1892-08-17 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a bell wagon pass in a circus parade, probably the Ringling Brothe...

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Description: A crew of men inspect a tractor next to a barn, while other men work with a threshing machine in the background.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Construction site with construction crew working, people walking on the sidewalk, and a billboard advertising Oshkosh B'gosh.

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Men Plowing Field

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Description: Probably a first plowing of land after the trees and stumps have been removed by grubbing. Many roots still remain, and the "breaking plow" turns a wide fu...

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Description: Workmen erecting a telephone pole with a horse team.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men in a repair shop, probably the repair shop of Leslie Werner. Leslie Werner is identified as the man wearing the hat on the left.

Date: 1892-08-17 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered to watch elephants parade down Main Street. Probably the Ringling Brothers Circus.

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Dam Construction

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from railroad tracks towards industrial activity on the edge of the river, possibly building a dam.

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Lunch Break

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Description: A group of men stand eating and drinking. A little girl also stands with the men while they are on their break from threshing.

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a butcher wearing an apron, and holding a cleaver and saw.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men operating a steam tractor and threshing machinery near farm buildings. Two men pose on the right with the tractor. On the left a group of men pose near...

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Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across street of four men posing in front of storefronts on Main Street, including M.A. Batcheller, a barber shop, and clothiers under the offices of...

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Description: Exterior view from street of brick two-story building partially owned by Charles J. Van Schaick which housed the American Express Company and Exchange Offi...

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Description: Four men posed with lumber tools atop a load of logs on a bobsled pulled by a team of two horses. A man is standing near the team, probably James Abram Bai...

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Blacksmith Shop

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Description: Blacksmith in apron standing in the doorway of a blacksmith shop. Man identified as possibly Fred Weller.

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