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Women in Field

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two women wearing large hats stand in a field carrying a pail. Farm buildings are in the far background.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a lumberjack wearing a hat, fringed shirt, trousers, suspenders, and what appear to be spiked boots. He is holding a peavey and is posin...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Ho-Chunk woman, Mabel White Blackhawk St. Cyr sitting in front of a painted backdrop with her left arm resting on a silk applique blanke...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two Ho-Chunk women posing standing. The older woman on the left is holding a fringed shawl ar...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Jim Swallow (MaPaZoeRayKeKah) and Pinkey Bigsolder (HoWaWinKah), as well as an unidentified child, crossing at the corner of Main and South First Street. J...


Train Wreck

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Dora Youngswan (Da Coo Mon E Win Kah), left, and Fannie Youngswan (E Na Kah Kah). They are sitting in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Ho-Chunk men, in front of a painted backdrop. Robert Sine Jr. on the left, and an unidentified boy on the right, are posing standing and...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman, Ida Lizzie Decorra Blowsnake (Real Wampum Woman) (WooRooShiekESkaeWinKah) posing sitting on a prop stone w...

Date: 1911 

Description: View of Main and Water Streets while experiencing severe flooding.


Power Station

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Colorized photographic postcard of an elevated view of the power station next to the river. A bridge is in the background.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Estelle Julia Decorra, Greendeer, seated. She is wearing a light-colored blouse and a short pearl necklace. In the background i...


Spaulding House

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Image of the drawing room on the east side in the Spaulding house. The room was furnished by Marshall Field and Co. in 1870.

East end of the room, showin...


Second Powerhouse

Date: 1910 before

Description: Outdoor view looking down a hill towards a powerhouse on the river, with town buildings on a hill in the background. Identified as the second powerhouse th...

Date: 1926 

Description: View looking up at a man posing on top of a boulder. A tree has grown adjacent to the boulder.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of an elderly Ho-Chunk man Henry Rice Hill (SanJanMonEKah), posing in front of a painted backdrop. Henry was a privat...


Hauser Home

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Hauser home, the residence of Rev. Jacob Hauser. He was a missionary to the Winnebago Native Americans from 1878 to 1885.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk woman, Ida Lizzie Decorra Blowsnake (Real Wampum Woman) (WooRooShiekESkaeWinKah),...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two young Ho-Chunk women posing standing in front of a painted backdrop. They are wearing contemporary dark skirts and light blouses. Id...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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