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Photograph

View of Eau Claire

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Eau Claire.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of the the many buildings in Eau Claire's lower east side.

Photograph

Eau Claire House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Original part built in 1856, where the present Eau Claire House stands. It was later moved to another site and eventually torn down to make room for the Y....

Date: 1870 

Description: Elevated view of the town, looking northwest. The Chippewa River is in the foreground, with a lot of buildings, an intersection, and distant hills. One bui...

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Methodist church on Barstow Street, built during the 1860's.

Date: 1891 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Eau Claire.

Photograph

Eau Claire House

Date: 1865 after

Description: The first Eau Claire House built in 1856. It burned down in 1875.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Demolished building with a group of men standing on the rubble.

Date: 1870 

Description: View of the town and Chippewa river, with a steamboat in the center of the image. A smaller boat is next to the steamboat, with a man standing either in t...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Front entry way to the "Washington" school, on the northwest corner of Fifth Avenue and Broadway.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Methodist Episcopal church, located on Lake Street.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Front entry to the Wesleyan Seminary. It was built in the early 1860's on the site of the present High School building.

Photograph

Ingram Residence

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Ingram residence in winter, home of the wealthy lumberman O.H. Ingram.

Photograph

Barstow Street

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Barstow Street looking north. View from the corner of Main Street, where the Eau Claire Book and Stationary Company later stood, looking north. The white...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the courthouse, with bell tower. The building was built about 1870. The roof and lower part have since been changed.

Photograph

Deer Hunters' Camp

Date: 1885 

Description: Deer hunters' camp in Northern Wisconsin. Image includes six hunters and their dogs posed in front of their cabin with hanging deer carcasses.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Bookshelves and desks within the Eau Claire Public Library Reading Room.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Water street, before the fire of the 1880's, from the corner of Fifth avenue, looking east with storefronts and fire engine house.

Map or Atlas

Map of Eau Claire

Date: 1875 

Description: Shows land ownership by name, local streets, buildings, cemeteries, Chippewa River, and Half Moon Lake. Includes 1 inset map of Eau Claire. Also includes c...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Walters Brewery with adjacent buildings.

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