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Four Ho-Chunk People on Bridge

Date: 1911
Description: Four Ho-Chunk people crossing a bridge spanning the Black River. This photograph was taken before the flood of October 1911, when the bridge was completely...
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Ho-Chunk Person Walking Across Snow

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Description: Winter scene with an unidentified person, probably Native American, wrapped in a blanket walking across the snow. In the background the wigwam poles (ciisu...
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Ho-Chunk Women in Buffalo Dance Lodge

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Description: A group of Ho-Chunk people standing in the rear of a Buffalo Dance Lodge. The Buffalo Dance would take place in the spring, when the grass was long enough...
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Portrait of Marie Big Hawk and Her Baby

Date: 1936
Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman, Marie Big Hawk Whitewater, holding her baby Clyde White in her lap in front of a painted background. She has shoulder...
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Ho-Chunk and European American Group Cranberry Harvesting

Date: 1900
Description: A large group of Ho-Chunks and white people harvesting cranberries. The wooden boxes lying in the field were filled with the fruit and then shipped by rail...
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Medicine Dance Lodge

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Description: A Medicine Dance Lodge at Morrison Creek. There is a long tent in a field with a large group of people and children sitting and standing underneath it. The...
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Ho-Chunk Individuals and Dog Near Ciiporoke

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Description: Three unidentified Ho-Chunk people and a dog are sitting outside of their canvas-covered ciiporoke. A summer house can be seen through the trees.
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Studio Portrait of a Ho-Chunk Man Wearing Winter Clothing

Date: 1926
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk man posing sitting and wearing a heavy winter suit coat, scarf, and hat. The Ho-Chunk powwow g...
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Ho-Chunk Thunder Clan Feast Lodge

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Description: A view of the Thunder Clan Feast Lodge. The flag is British and came to the Ho-Chunk when they joined forces with the British against the United States dur...
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Studio Portrait of Two Standing Ho-Chunk Women

Date: 1885
Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two unidentified Ho-Chunk women. The woman on the left is wearing a dress with many panels of...
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Van Schaick Building

Date: 1890
Description: View across street towards the building that housed the gallery of Van Schaick and the dental offices of Edward F. Long. Over the years, the building also...
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Portrait of Two Ho-Chunk Men and an Infant

Date: 1911
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two Ho-Chunk men posing sitting and wearing suits, bow ties, and hats. Andrew John (Big) Blackhawk (WaCon...
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Ho-Chunk Medicine Lodge

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Description: Unidentified Ho-Chunk women sitting outside of a Medicine Lodge, whose sides are rolled up to allow airflow. Only members of the Medicine Lodge were allowe...
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Ho-Chunk and European American Crowd at Homecoming Powwow

Date: 1908
Description: Groups of Ho-Chunk and non-Indians gathering on the streets of Black River Falls during the 1908 Homecoming Celebration.
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Charles J. Van Schaick Seated by Window

Date: 1942
Description: Informal portrait of Charles J. Van Schaick sitting by the window in his gallery, taken by his son Roy Van Schaick.
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Portrait of Ho-Chunk Woman and Child

Date: 1887
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of a woman in Ho-Chunk regalia wrapped in a blanket, with a child on her back. The child is wearing a fur hat, and they are...
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Studio Portrait of Three Unidentified Ho-Chunk Women

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Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three unidentified women. The woman sitting on the right has contrasting color stitching arou...
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Portrait of Two Seated Ho-Chunk Men

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Description: Two unidentified Ho-Chunk men posing in front of a painted backdrop. The man on the left is wearing earrings, a shell and metal bead necklace, and traditio...
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Studio Portrait of Two Ho-Chunk Men

Date: 1890
Description: Full-length studio portrait of two young Ho-Chunk men posing in front of a painted backdrop. They are both wearing suits and ties. The unidentified man sit...
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Moccasin

Date: 1885
Description: Early carte-de-visite of a Ho-Chunk man identified as Moccasin. The backdrop indicates the photograph came from Charles Van Schaick’s studio, but it may ha...

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