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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two unidentified women wearing silver earrings, shell necklaces, finger-woven wool sashes, and moccasins with beaded top flaps.

Date: 1899 ca.

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

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk girls posed in front of a painted backdrop. A small Ho-Chunk girl is posed sitting in a tasseled arm chair on the left wear...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of a woman in Ho-Chunk regalia wrapped in a blanket, with a child on her back. The child wears a fur hat, and she has on lon...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown Black River Falls.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of an elderly couple, both seated in chairs in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of three men standing, one of whom is a dwarf, standing in front of a painted backdrop. All are wearing hats and the man on the left has a...

Photograph

Portrait of Family

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a man and woman posed sitting surrounded by two young men, a young woman, girl and boy.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three women (Jennie Parsons Kelly, left, and Lena Eisenback Post, center, and an unidentified woman on the right) on Main Street in front of Yep Ah Sing's...

Photograph

Wedding Portrait

Date: 1895-02 

Description: A couple, possibly Gust Schultz and Ida Gehring, poses for a wedding portrait in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a long dress with a veil, and...

Photograph

Portrait of a Woman

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of a young woman. She is wearing a band over her ringlet curls, a dark dress with buttons down the front, a short white lacy c...

Photograph

Ice Gorge

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Town and business district, showing the early covered bridge across from the tail race of the powerhouse, with logs overflowing the river into yards, proba...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Man posed standing in the road in front of a wooden fence holding a derby hat. There is a house in the background.

Photograph

Log Jam on River

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Log jam on a high-water river, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A Ho-Chunk couple and their dog outside of their winter home (ciiporoke). A Hudson Bay blanket hangs over the door opening. The long tree branches leaning...

Date: 1886 ca.

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

Photograph

Hops Farming

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Group portrait of men and women posing in hop field. Most of the women are wearing aprons, and some of them are holding plants from the harvest. In the for...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: David Bow Littlesoldier (MauJchayMauNeeKah) poses in front of a backdrop that appears in many of Van Schaick‚Äôs photographs. He wears a hat (wookanak), a be...

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...

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...

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