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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk boy posed standing on the left wearing a winter coat, German silver earrings, and bandana. A...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two young Ho-Chunk men posed standing near a prop stone wall in front of a painted backdrop. Charlie Greengrass (HoeHumpCheeKayRayHeKah)...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: In this photograph, copied by Van Schaick from another photographer, Wild West show promoter Tom Roddy stands on the far right with his cast of performers...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Oscar (Boney) Halverson smoking a cigar on the front porch of a house. He's wearing a shirt with collar, suspenders, and high, laced boots, sitting on to...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Winnebago Indians: John Hazen Hill, Alex Lonetree, daughter of Alex Lonetree, Mrs. Alex Lonetree, and W...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an unidentified Ho-Chunk man with long hair posed sitting with his legs crossed, and wearing a suit, band...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of George Blackhawk (WonkShiekChoNeeKah), sitting, and an unidentified man standing and wearing an otter fur...

Date: 1894-05-10 ca.

Description: A sign displaying the catch of trout by E. Krohn and T. Van Schaick.

Photograph

Band in the Country

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Eleven uniformed musicians holding their instruments stand in a semi-circle, with the two drummers seated with their drums. The band consists of 2 trombone...

Photograph

Saloon

Date: 1897 

Description: Saloon owned by Tom Emerson. Poster advertises a fair in Black River Falls on September 7, 8, 9, and 10, 1897.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of a man with a long moustache, possibly Brockwau.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Ho-Chunk couple, Annie Waukon (HumpMeNuKah) and Luke (Duke) Snowball (NySaGaShiskKah). Annie Waukon, left, is wearing a traditional blou...

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.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk man. Thomas Thunder (HoonkHaGaKah) leans on a stump used as a prop in Van Schaik’s studio. He is adorned with earrings...

Date: 1896-09 ca.

Description: Four unidentified men posed standing in front of office buildings. Sign in the window of the American Express Company Office shows a horse and advertises t...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group of people looking at single car at the railroad station, probably a special car for a traveling minstrel show.

Photograph

Couple in Field

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Man sitting on chair, and woman standing with hand on his shoulder, in a field with a wooden fence in the background. He holds a hat in his hands. She is d...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk women posed sitting and wearing earrings, rings, bead necklaces in front of a painted backdrop near a wooden prop fence. A...

Date: 1895 ca.

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

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...

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