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Group of People on Rocky Shorline of River



Group of People on Rocky Shorline of River
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Title: Group of People on Rocky Shorline of River
Description: View from shoreline of two women posed on logs on rocky shoreline by the river. Four or five young boys sit on the rocks on the left. There is a railroad bridge is in the background. Graffiti letters painted on a rock nearby say, "Sozodon T." There are wooden structures in the river beyond the bridge, perhaps sorting piers for log transportation.

Image ID: 94281
Creator
Name:
Van Schaick, Charles
City, State: Black River Falls, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Van Schaick, Charles : Photographs And Negatives, ca. 1880-ca. 1940*
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
This image is part of a larger collection of over 6,000 negatives created by Charles J. Van Schaick. Van Schaick learned the art of photography after moving to Jackson County, Wisconsin. In 1885, he opened a studio in Black River Falls, Wisconsin. He was the town photographer for over 50 years. His work includes both studio portraits and richly varied and intimate snapshots of small-town, Wisconsin life.
Subjects: Log transportation
Hats
Bridges
Rivers
Outdoor photography
Women
Dresses
Boathouses
Clothing and dress
Shorelines
Industrial buildings
Graffiti
 

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