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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: 1899 ca.

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

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: This arbor was erected for a celebration with the Ojibwe, who traveled from their reservation in northern Wisconsin to participate in the Winnebago-Chippew...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Interior of a furniture store, with two men posed among the rows of furniture. A group of chairs hangs from the ceiling.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of three young Ho-Chunk men wearing suit jackets, trousers, and neckties in front of a painted backdrop. Two are wearing hats and smoking...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Two young men and ten young women in white dresses seated in a semi circle on the stage of the Black River Falls Opera House. The stage is decorated with l...

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...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk man. Thomas Thunder (HoonkHaGaKah) leans on a stump used as a prop in Van Schaik’s studio. He is adorned with earrings...

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: 1888 ca.

Description: Copy photograph of a studio portrait of two young Ho-Chunk men posed standing and wearing regalia, including a finger-braided shawl on the man on the right...

Photograph

Band in the Country

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Eleven uniformed musicians holding their instruments stand in a semi-circle, with the two drummers seated with their drums. The band consists of 2 trombone...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown area.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two young brothers, standing side by side, the right with his hand on his brother's shoulder, both are wearing hats and standing in fron...

Photograph

Ice Gorge

Date: 1876 ca.

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

Photograph

Hops Farming

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Group portrait of men and women posing in hop field. Most of the women are wearing aprons, and some of them are holding plants from the harvest. In the for...

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands on a sled pulled by a team of two horses that is carrying logs on a snow-covered road. Moving away from the log-carrying sled is an empty egg-...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a woman posed standing, holding a hand fan, and wearing a corsage.

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: 1892-08-17 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a calliope and chariot riders in a circus parade, probably the Ringl...

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