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Photograph

Black River Falls

Date: 1885 before

Description: Elevated view of the river and town. Probably prior to 1885 because the Van Schaick building/photograph gallery is not constructed on Second Street.

Photograph

Family Portrait

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Fve people, possibly family, posing in the yard, some holding onto a wire strung between them.

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Description: Small children parade with flags and flowers in a Memorial Day procession. The children were kept in formation by each child holding the end of a wooden cr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of busy intersection of town, looking northeast across Main Street on First Street. Persons walking, and horses and carriages. Storefronts in...

Photograph

Two Women in Yard

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Description: Two elderly women posed standing and sitting in a yard.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Native American man is in the foreground, and three Native American women and two Native American children are standing on the wooden boardwalk near the...

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Description: Group of three men, woman, and a boy posed in front of house on hill.

Photograph

Trees in Flood

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View across water of trees and wooden buildings submerged in water, probably during the 1911 (or 1905) flood of the Black River.

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Description: Man sits in a rocking chair holding a baby, while a child sits on a stool next to him. The man is possibly John H. Mills, holding Dudley Mills, and the chi...

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Description: Men walking in front of Squire's Oyster House restaurant, east on Water Street. Posters advertise the "Georgia Up-To-Date Minstrels" at the Opera House on...

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Description: Two men, three women, boy, and girl posed on or near a front porch.

Photograph

Parade Dispersing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of spectators and a marching band leaving a parade. There are bridges crossing a river in the background.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Corner of Main and First Street. The first two buildings on the southwest corner are Abraham Meinhold's dry goods and LeClair's hardware store. Next is A.F...

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Description: Woman posed sitting in a parlor, possibly Mrs. Charles J. Van Schaick.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Treelined dirt road in town with a board sidewalk.

Date: 1908 

Description: A group of performers takes a break from entertaining tourists. The man on the left is wearing a traditional Ho-Chunk beaded shirt, belt, and breechcloth (...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of downtown, with a bridge and buildings in the background and storefronts in the foreground.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: View looking across the river east into Black River Falls during the flood, showing the elevated level of the river and buildings falling into the water.

Date:  date unknown

Description: One side of a concrete dam with a railroad bridge to the right, and houses in the background.

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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