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Date: 1902 

Description: This 1902 map of Chippewa County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities, villages and post offices, land ownership and acre...

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C.W.P. Company

Date: 1927 

Description: Elevated view over dam of the site of the Cornell Wood Products Company. On the opposite shoreline is a pulpwood stacker, tall smokestack, water tower, and...

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Outdoor Meeting

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Description: About two dozen men sit in chairs and on stumps in a clearing in a wooded area, having a meeting.

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Indian Protest

Date: 1971-08-02 

Description: Site of a demonstration by LacCourt Oreilles Chippewa against the Northern States Power Company dam on the Chippewa Flowage, Sawyer County. There is an A.I...

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High School

Date: 1927 

Description: Exterior of Cornell High School.

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Big Mill

Date: 1889-05-30 

Description: View of the Chippewa Lumber and Boom Company's Big Mill beyond the Wagon Bridge over the Chippewa River.

Date: 1993 ca.

Description: This satellite image of Chippewa County, Wisconsin, documents the land use and land cover of the county as recorded June 11, 1992. Accompanying text descri...

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Woman in Lacy Dress

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Description: Full-length portrait of an older woman in front of a painted backdrop of books on bookshelves. She is wearing a white dress with lace at the wrists, and is...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View from railroads tracks of the wreckage of wooden buildings left behind after a flood. Intact buildings are visible in a skyline in the distance, and pe...

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Bill Duren

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Bill Duren of Chippewa Falls, founder of Cygnet Films. Cygnet Films made training films. After his premature death, the company became known as Spectrum In...

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Hollon Richardson

Date:  date unknown

Description: First Lieutenant Hollon Richardson of the 7th Wisconsin Volunteers, Company A, Iron Brigade.

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Description: A few dozen men stand on and around a sandy path surrounded by low shrubbery. They are wearing work clothes, and some of them are carrying bowls filled wit...

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Huge Log Jam

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Elevated view from steep shoreline of a log jam of about 150 million feet of logs, stopped at the piers of Pound, Halbert, and Co., which stood in about 40...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Big Falls, looking down the Flambeau River. There are large boulders in the foreground and patches of ice in the river.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Several buildings in the complex of the F.G. and C.A. Stanley Manufacturing Plant. The largest building is labeled "F.G. and C.A. Stanley." A smaller build...

Date: 1900 

Description: Pallets of lumber in the Chippewa Lumber & Boom Company Lumber Yard. Smoke comes from smokestacks in the background. Cows are in the field in the foregroun...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Building No. 4, then known as the Wisconsin House for the Feeble-Minded. Now known as Northern Wisconsin Center for the Developmentally Disabled.

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Sled Load of Logs

Date: 1903 

Description: Two sled loads of logs each drawn by teams of two horses at Bruno Vinett's logging camp. Drivers sit atop the loads. The ground is covered with snow.

Date: 1919 

Description: A piece of unidentified machinery for making tires inside the Boone Tire Factory.

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