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Football Game

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Winter scene with two teams line up on a snowy field during a football game at the Jackson County Fairgrounds.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Remains of building foundations after a large fire. The firefire was believed to be incendiary in origin, arising from a feud between owners over land clai...

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Woman Wearing Hat

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Woman in tilted hat posing across the street from stores: J.J. McGillivray Sash and Door Company and Squire's Oyster House. Probably on Water Street.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a seated man with beard.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of deceased twin infants in coffins. They are Robert and Janet Fitzpatrick, born July 5, 1885, and died April 20, 1886, children of Robert...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop wearing several necklaces, earrings, a striped skirt.In her lap she is hol...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Man posed sitting, and a girl and dog standing, in a yard with tall grass in front of a frame house.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: David Bow Littlesoldier (MauJchayMauNeeKah) poses in front of a backdrop that appears in many of Van Schaick’s photographs. He wears a hat (wookanak), a be...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an unidentified Ho-Chunk man with long hair posed sitting with his legs crossed, and wearing a suit, band...

Photograph

Overflowing River

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Town with logs overflowing the river into yards, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Large group portrait of men and young boys operating a steam tractor that is being used for belt-driven threshing machinery in a field. In the foreground a...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Charles J. Van Schaick sitting on a stone balustrade in front of a painted background, ca. 1882–1885. The photograph was probably taken by one of his assis...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of eight women, three of whom are sitting, and one seated man.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk women posed sitting and wearing earrings, rings, bead necklaces in front of a painted backdrop near a wooden prop fence. A...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk girl, Martha White Blackhawk St. Cyr, posed standing with her left hand resting on a draped ch...

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: 1898 ca.

Description: Group of people looking at single car at the railroad station, probably a special car for a traveling minstrel show.

Photograph

Ice Gorge

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Logs piled on the shore of town, possibly due to Ice Gorge of 1876.

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Man Papering Barn

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: A man papers a barn with posters for the "Black River Falls Fair, September 7, 8, 9 & 10."

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two young Ho-Chunk men posed standing in front of a painted backdrop. The man on the left is wearing streamers over his shoulders and ho...

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