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Date: 1898 ca.
Description: A man, woman, mother-in-law, and three children pose in the yard in front of a clapboard frame house. The young girl in the middle is holding a doll, and a...
Description: Two images: Left side is: Man posed standing in the road in front of a wooden fence holding a derby hat. There is a house in the background. On the right s...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: A man papers a barn with posters for the "Black River Falls Fair, September 7, 8, 9 & 10."
Description: Studio portrait of a man, woman, and child sitting in a rowboat in front of a painted backdrop. Probably Mr. and Mrs. Charles Van Schaick and their son, Sh...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three Ho-Chunk men posed standing behind a prop wooden fence. They are all wearing differently cut suit c...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Three women (Jennie Parsons Kelly, left, and Lena Eisenback Post, center, and an unidentified woman on the right) on Main Street in front of Yep Ah Sing's...
Description: Winter scene with two teams line up on a snowy field during a football game at the Jackson County Fairgrounds.
Description: Elevated view of town, probably looking south from the Van Schaick residence.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Elderly man posed sitting in a chair and an elderly woman standing, probably in a bedroom. Perhaps the Peterson family.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Town and business district, showing the early covered bridge across from the tail race of the powerhouse, with logs overflowing the river into yards, proba...
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a small Ho-Chunk girl posed standing on a chair. She is wearing a traditional blouse covered completely i...
Description: A man and two women stand on a stile of broad wood in the middle of a field. The man stands on the second step, wearing a coat, bow tie, and fedora, the t...
Description: Two women standing in the doorway of a house, numbered 419.
Description: View of Methodist church.
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...
Description: Saloon owned by Tom Emerson. Poster advertises a fair in Black River Falls on September 7, 8, 9, and 10, 1897.
Description: The household staff (probably Swedish) for one family home, including laundresses, cooks, parlor maids, and scullery girls with their various work utensils...
Description: A young woman displays her shell necklace, silver bracelets, and earrings.
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders portrait from right side, with head turned partially forward but not looking directly at viewer. She has long hair gathered at neck and...
Description: View of a Lutheran church.
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