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Woman with Cat

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Description: Woman sitting in a chair petting a cat in front of a house.

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Description: Powerhouse for the city electric utility with a tail race below, a man standing on the left of the powerhouse, and a train in the left background

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Description: Group of men, women, and children posed sitting and standing among the rocky outcrops at the base of a rocky hill.

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Ice Gorge

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Description: View of logs and ice in the river, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.

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Description: A man wearing a long fur coat with hat, suit jacket, vest, and trousers, sits for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop.

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Description: A young Ho-Chunk boy and girl are posed standing in front of two Ho-Chunk women in front of a wooden building, possibly the Mission. The girl is wearing a...

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...

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Description: Patriotically decorated wagon filled with women in town.

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Description: Elderly Ho-Chunk man, Henry Thunder, posed making a gesture with his hands inside a tent with light rays.

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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Description: Studio portrait of Jim White Bear posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop wearing a suit coat. In his lap he is holding a Ho-Chunk infant wearing a li...

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Description: Man posed standing and a seated woman in front of a morning glory vine-covered frame house, possibly Irving Nutter and his wife.

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Mock Burial

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Description: A group of men perform a mock burial at a picnic. Four men stand around a kneeling man and "corpse."

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Description: Studio group portrait of thirteen costumed girls posed standing and holding tambourines. They are wearing identical jumpers with puffy-sleeved blouses, and...

Photograph

Barn Raising

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Large group portrait of workers, along with women, children, and dogs, posing on the frame of the barn they are building.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio group portrait of young Ho-Chunk men posing in front of a painted backdrop. Standing from left to right are George Otter Jr. (HayChoKah), Johnnie Th...

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a large family, probably the Laib family. Laib was a Civil War veteran and gunsmith and had a shop on Tow...

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Description: Patriotic parade crossing the bridge into town and probably heading up German Hill. The buildings identified, from right to left, the Spaulding wagon shop,...

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Description: Copy photograph of a studio portrait of a European American man with a white moustache and beard, wearing a dark-colored suit coat and dark-colored ribbon...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of a Native American man posed sitting, probably Black Hawk, who was the joint chief of the Winnebago with Winneshiek.

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