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Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders portrait from right side, with head turned partially forward but not looking directly at viewer. She has long hair gathered at neck and...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Town with logs overflowing the river into yards, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Full-length studio portrait of Ho-Chunk men, Frank Greencloud-Redcloud (NotchKeTaKah), left, and Ed Greengrass (CheWinCheKayRayHeKah). Frank Greencloud-Red...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: An unidentified boy holds a hat with a wide ribbon band.
Date: 1893 after
Description: People gathered around a Ferris wheel.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man posed standing, and a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting and holding a child in front of a painted backdrop. They are identifie...
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...
Description: Oval portrait of young girl wearing a high-collared dress with puffy sleeves. She is facing forward, looking slightly to right, with short, wavy hair part...
Description: Log jam on a high-water river, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Remains of building foundations after a large fire. The firefire was believed to be incendiary in origin, arising from a feud between owners over land clai...
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young Ho-Chunk men, Frank Bigsoldier (KeKahUnGah), seated on the left, and a man possibly identified as...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.
Description: View of Main Street and the surrounding buildings.
Description: View of a Lutheran church.
Description: Little Norway Church, with graveyard, located south of Black River Falls.
Description: View of the Central Wisconsin Telephone Company exchange building from the street.
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