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Date: 1908-05-03 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Yellow River Bridge. A horse-drawn wagon full of hay is crossing the bridge. Houses and trees can be seen on the far side of t...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Towel Weaving

Date: 1938 

Description: Two men weaving towels at looms.

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: This map of Chippewa Falls is a proposal of river improvements using booming and rafting facilities and shows the city of Chippewa Falls, the Chippewa Rive...

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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Bish Family

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Description: An older female member of the Bish family sits in a wicker chair holding a magazine or book open on her lap. Standing on the left in front of a doorway dra...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Hoenig Brothers & Co. two-story hardware and undertaking storefront. A man stands to the left of the building.

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Description: Elevated view from road of a building on the grounds of the South Side Manufacturing Company, surrounded by a lean-to stacked with lumber. Two horses stand...

Date: 1951 

Description: This map of Chippewa Falls shows the city of Chippewa River, city limits, roads, highways, fair grounds, and parks.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Peter Selb, Ben Dietrich, J.A. Lockwood, Matt Dietrich, and John Downing pose around the hand engine of the volunteer fire department. All but Selb were ch...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men stand facing each other in and just outside the front entrance to Glen and Star's Mill, near brewery. There is snow on the ground. A river runs in...

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Description: Two buildings on the grounds of the South Side Manufacturing Company stand side-by-side in a furrowed dirt yard. The larger building has a large lean-to fi...

Date: 1908-05-03 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Filtz and Sons Box Factory. Many logs are stacked in the foreground.

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Leinenkugel Brewery

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Leinenkugel brewery, est. 1867, located at 5 Jefferson Avenue.

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Description: Exterior view of a rectangular clapboard building. On the right side are large letters spelling out: "CHIPPEWA FALLS CHAIR CO." The building stands in a fi...

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Description: Winter view of Chippewa (Ojibwa) Valley village.

Date: 1909 

Description: Men in bateaux for the Chippewa Lumber and Boom Company's log drive on the Chippewa River at Jim Falls.

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Description: Eight Scandinavian men in suits and ties sit and stand in two rows posing for a formal studio portrait. Behind them is a curtain and part of a painted back...

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Loggers in Bateaux

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Log driving crew on river in five bateaux. In the background on the left is a bridge.

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Description: Exterior view from road of the Stanley Public Library. The library opened in 1901 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Mrs. S.F. Moon. Above the mai...

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