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Description: Man displaying a draft horse stallion with a white blaze.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Description: An outdoor portrait of a large group of men, women, and children posing in front of the wall of a frame building.

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Description: Five men stand in the doorway of the S. P. & R. C. Jones Lumber and Mercantile Company. Additionally, another man stands on the sidewalk and others look ou...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of crowd watching a parade. Elevated view taken from the Van Schaick studio; the same building housed the telephone exchange.

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Farm Fields

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Description: View over fences, fields and road towards several wooden buildings. A man is standing overlooking the fields with his back towards the camera.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Using a portable, 4 x 5 glass plate negative camera, Van Schaick photographed Ho-Chunk on the streets of Black River Falls. These occasional pictures offer...

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Description: Group portrait of five men posed sitting on top of brick ruins, perhaps the remains of bridge supports.

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Description: Band following a flag with Union High School embroidered on it, parading west on Main Street, followed by a group of women.

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Man with Racehorse

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Description: Man in a sulky posing at the racetrack, probably Moses Pauquette.

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Church

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Description: Church, probably the Second Methodist Church, built in 1858 on the northwest corner of Fourth and Harrison Streets.

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Church in Hixton

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Description: Frame house and church surrounded by snow-covered ground, probably in Hixton. First built in 1877 as a Congregational Church, it cost $2000. It later becam...

Date: 1911-10-06 

Description: View of Monsos Brothers Grocery & Crockery after most of the building was washed away by the flooding Black River. High, rushing water can be seen at the r...

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Description: Men working around a small building near the construction site of a dam. Two men are standing on the roof. Houses and other buildings are on a hill in the...

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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...

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Street Sprinkler

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Description: Elevated view of man filling a street sprinkler or "water wagon" pulled by two horses near the intersection of First and Main Streets.

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Description: Two cyclists round a turn on Jackson County Fairground racetrack. The grandstand and judges' stand is in the background.

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Jones House

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Description: Exterior view of frame house with two floors, probably the residence of L.C. Jones. Torn down in 1994.

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Description: Three patriotically dressed women on horseback in town. The large flags have 45 stars, and the small flags have 46 stars.

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Description: Collapsed wooden building, possibly at the Jackson County Fairgrounds, probably due to a tornado.

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