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Photograph

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: 1898 ca.

Description: Group posed standing and sitting in the grass in front of a board house, possibly the Bill Jay family. The two seated children are probably Edward and Sadi...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a man posed sitting on the arm of a chair and holding an umbrella, and a woman posed standing in front of a painted backdrop. Possibly M...

Photograph

Farm Buildings

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Board frame house and farm buildings.

Date: 1892-08-17 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered to watch elephants parade down Main Street. Probably the Ringling Brothers Circus.

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...

Photograph

Ice Gorge

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown Black River Falls.

Photograph

Church Choir

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A woman plays the organ, while two women, wearing hats, and three men, gather behind her, holding song books. They are enclosed by a low, circular railing;...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Young woman and man, a Mr. Lyman Sinclair, seated on a log against a tree. The man rests one elbow on his knee, running his hand through his hair, the othe...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The building that housed the gallery of Van Schaick and the dental offices of Edward F. Long. Over the years, the building also accommodated a newspaper of...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Ho-Chunk men, Charles (Charlie) Sine Jr., seated, and George Greencrow, standing, in front of a painted background. George Greencrow, on...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man and woman posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. They are identified as Ed Greengrass (CheWinCheKayRayHeKah) and h...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Men and women sit in two hammocks. The people pictured are Julia Murray Ormsby, Fred Werner, and R. Effie (Ettie) Meinhold.

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1893 after

Description: People gathered around a Ferris wheel.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Eight people posing in front of a one-story clapboard house holding possessions. The man on the far left is holding a gun and wears a ammunition belt aroun...

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: 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: 1895 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of Mr. William W. Hendricks, a Black River Falls barber, dressed in his best, posed in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Three unidentified men in a mix of contemporary and Ho-Chunk clothing. The man seated on the right is wearing beads and a necklace made of large German sil...

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