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Horse-Drawn Hearse

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Description: Hearse being pulled by a team wearing fly-nets.

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Description: Individuals running and standing in a field in the distance, probably a baseball game. There are people sitting in horse-drawn wagons on the right, perhaps...

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:  date unknown

Description: Ho-Chunk man smoking a cigar and wearing a duck bone breast plate and fur pants on the left, and a European American man wearing a suit, bow tie, and straw...

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Main Street

Date: 1959 

Description: View of Main Street, lined with the fire department, city clerk's office, and Pugh's Battery - Electric Shop.

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Description: Three Ho-Chunk children pose for a photograph in a field known as Browneagle Bottoms. The children are left to right, Maude Browneagle (WeHunKah), Liola Br...

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Men Boxing

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Description: Two men pose with their fists up in an outdoor boxing match. The man on the left is probably Lutie Franz and George Van Hersett on the right. In the backgr...

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Description: Female schoolteacher and two young women posed standing, and four girls and a boy posed sitting in front of a small schoolhouse, probably the Halcyon Schoo...

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Description: Two men squat in front of an early model Ford inspecting a barren shrub. Two horse-drawn vehicles are seen in the background along with a man and teenage b...

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Two Women in Buggy

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Description: Two women in a buggy driving a team of two horses. Woman on the right is possibly Margie Sprester.

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Description: View from road of two men standing behind a fence next to a snow-covered frame house. A woman and young girl pose standing on the porch of a house two hous...

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Description: Four women posing in front of a frame house with a baby buggy.

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Description: Large group of men posed standing in front of a sawmill. Three men are posed standing in a wagon pulled by a team of two horses wearing fly-nets. One man w...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A boy and a man hold up small white pine trees while workers plant them at Alexander Lake's nursery. In the background are horses and wagons. A farm buildi...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1922 

Description: View down a commercial street lined with shops and parked cars. On the left is a storefront with signs for "Garage" and "Red Crown Gasoline" above the door...

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Man with Racehorse

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Description: Man in a racing rig with a harnessed horse on the northwest corner of Harrison and Third Street.

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Men in Woods

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Description: Two men sit in front of a wooden shelter, one on a barrel and one on a log. The sled and horse were probably used to gather maple sap for maple syrup.

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Farm Buildings

Date:  date unknown

Description: View along fence and road towards a frame house, barn, farm buildings, wooden fence, and a windmill.

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Description: Five Ho-Chunk men sitting around a blanket on the ground playing cards. They are in front of a lodge frame without coverings. A man holding a walking stick...

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Description: Men parading down street with axes over their shoulders. Probably the Modern Woodmen of America, a fraternal insurance body in the 1890s which was strong i...

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