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Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Men working on a wood block road.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Steamboat on Long Lake owned by Lorenzo Newman of Chippewa Falls. It is anchored at Newman Peninsula on Long Lake near a wet boathouse. The boat was operat...

Map or Atlas

City Plans for Cornell

Date: 1867 

Description: Drawn map showing planned development of Cornell, including a couple of schools, Oakwood cemetery, the public square, and several bridges and dams.

Date: 1886 

Description: J.R. Sharp, P.E. Woodley, W.M. Bour, and R.M. Seymour sit and stand for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop wearing work clothes, ties, and ha...

Photograph

Hollon Richardson

Date:  date unknown

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

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Description: Exterior view from road of the Chippewa Falls Library. The library opened in 1903 and Andrew Carnegie funded the library with $10,000. Above the main entra...

Photograph

Round Lake

Date:  

Description: The curved shoreline of Round Lake. A rowboat is drawn up to the sandy shoreline on the right. The surface of the water is smooth.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: A busy street scene. Cars are parked at the curbs along the shops. The shops include: a grocery, a bakery/ice cream shop, a cafe, Prentice brothers hardwar...

Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior of the German English Lutheran Church. The church has a gable roof and a steeple with a bell. In the foreground is a fence and field, and in the b...

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Description: Interior view of the Chippewa Falls Library. There is a large open area with a librarian's desk with card trays on the right. A card catalog is in the spac...

Life and Lumbering in Chippewa Falls

Read about the life and career of photographer Alfred Bish who documented the lumbering industry and daily life in the Chippewa Falls area.

Photograph

New Auburn School

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of New Auburn School.

Photograph

Wedding Party

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: The bride, groom, wedding party, and pastor(?) pose for the Stafford-Harold wedding portrait. The groom wears a military uniform from the World War I era.

Photograph

Mrs. Merkle

Date:  

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Mrs. Merkle, wearing a frilly white dress with lace at hem, cuffs, and neckline.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A photograph of a man, M. Newman, taking a picture of himself outdoors. He appears twice. The photographer used a double exposure to create the picture. He...

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Photograph

Bish Family

Date:  

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...

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Description: Looking down the Flambeau River near Little Falls. There may be a logjam in the distance.

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Description: Bridge Street, looking north, with commercial buildings lining both sides of the street, and numerous horses and buggies on the street, and many people sta...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1926 

Description: A busy street scene. Cars are parked at the curbs on either side of the street. Two women walk on the sidewalk. An American flag flies from the top of a bu...

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