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Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown area.

Photograph

Ice Gorge

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Logs piled on the shore of town, possibly due to Ice Gorge of 1876.

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands on a sled pulled by a team of two horses that is carrying logs on a snow-covered road. Moving away from the log-carrying sled is an empty egg-...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Three men and a dog are standing on thick chunks of ice looking over logs on an icy river.

Date: 1892-08-17 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a calliope and chariot riders in a circus parade, probably the Ringl...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.

Date: 1890 ca.

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...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Three unidentified men in a mix of contemporary and Ho-Chunk clothing. The man seated on the right is wearing beads and a necklace made of large German sil...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elderly man posed sitting in a chair and an elderly woman standing, probably in a bedroom. Perhaps the Peterson family.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Main Street and the surrounding buildings.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk man, possibly Gilman Lincoln according to the Lincoln family, posed sitting on a stone wall. He is holding a paper fan...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop wearing several necklaces, earrings, a striped skirt.In her lap she is hol...

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: 1890 ca.

Description: An unidentified boy holds a hat with a wide ribbon band.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk man, William Hindsley (Hensley) (CooNooChoNeeNikKah), who holds a pipe tomahawk and wears bandoliers of bug...

Photograph

Overflowing River

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Town with logs overflowing the river into yards, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a man posed sitting in a stuffed chair and a woman standing, with arm on his shoulder, facing him with he...

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...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group portrait of five men in front of a painted backdrop. Two men are sitting; all are wearing hats.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three Ho-Chunk men posed standing behind a prop wooden fence. They are all wearing differently cut suit c...

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