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Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man and woman posed sitting and flanking a young Ho-Chunk woman posed standing in front of a painted backdrop. Will Thunder (...

Date: 1911 ca.

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

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting wearing a light-colored dress with a fringed shawl on her lap. She is in f...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Annie Massey (KeKoRaSinchKah), left, and Hester Decorah Lowery (NoGinWinKah). Hester lived to be well over one hundred years old.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman, Ida Lizzie Decorra Blowsnake (Real Wampum Woman) (WooRooShiekESkaeWinKah), wearing a plain dress (hinukwuaje) and mocc...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Frank Washington Lincoln (ChakShepKonNeKah), dressed in the style of a single man with crossed bandolier bags. He is wearing a hat and w...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group of people and horses in front of horse sheds for farmers after the 1911 flood, looking north, downtown on Harrison Street. In the fa...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three men pose next to a silo that is under construction, with wood scaffolding around it.

Date: 1924-08-07 

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk couple, Albert A. Johnson (HunkChoKah) and Annie Bessie Arthur Johnson Standingwater (WeHunKah). Annie Bessie is holding a bl...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk family, including a man, woman, four girls, and a boy. The woman and older girls are wearing degrees of regalia, and the rema...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man and woman, the former posed sitting and the latter standing wearing a hat and shawl. She is holding his hat in front of h...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three Ho-Chunk women posed sitting in a row, wearing several necklaces, earrings, file bracel...

Photograph

Train Wreck

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Derailed locomotive and coal car in the snow. Wreck on the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha Railway, locomotive #287, in the vicinity of Black Riv...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of main street, and the Black River.

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Posed studio group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Winnebago Indian men and one young woman. Each of the men is holding a mounted bird of some s...

Photograph

Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Grand Army of the Republic in Memorial Day Parade, in front of the Freeman House. Leading the ranks is probably James Livingston, Alvin "Bean" Hagen is pro...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of old bridge, river and buildings in downtown Black Falls River in the winter.

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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