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Description: Elevated view looking North down middle of Bridge Street. Both sides of the street are lined with commercial buildings. There are several horse-drawn vehic...

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Description: About twenty women sit at tables sewing on sewing machines in the sewing room of the Chippewa Woolen Mill.

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Holcombe Dam

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Description: The Holcomb[e] or Little Falls Dam on the Chippewa River, with rocky shoreline in foreground.

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Description: William C. Duren of Chippewa Falls, a journalist who worked for "Stars and Stripes" and the "Chippewa Herald Telegram", as well as launching Cygnet Films,...

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Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a backdrop of a woman wearing an elaborate light-colored dress standing with one hand behind her back on a patterne...

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Trail Through Pines

Date: 1905 

Description: Trail through the pines between Chippewa Falls and Long Lake, Chippewa County.

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The Eagle House

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Exterior of cabin in Chippewa County where Old Abe was kept after his capture as a wild eaglet. The cabin is referred to as the "Eagle House".

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Date: 1938 

Description: Exterior view of front entrance of the Hospital building at The Northern Wisconsin Colony and Training School. Climbing vines cover the exterior wall of th...

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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.

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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...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated winter view of the Leinenkugel Brewery seen "from top of Mill." Originally called "Spring Brewery", Jacob Leinenkugel opened his brewery in 1867 i...

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Margery Bish (left) and another little girl, unidentified, sit at a low outdoor table set with a tea service. There is a china doll propped under the table...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cover of brochure for Old Timer's Resort (formerly Burke's Resort).

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New Auburn

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Clockwise from upper left images include: Cutters Point, Long Lake, Wis.; M.E. Church, New Auburn, Wis.; Farmers Store, New Auburn, Wis.; Public School, Ne...

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Description: The Big Lumber Mill seen from across the Chippewa River under cloudy skies, with smoke coming out of several smokestacks

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Brunette Falls on the Chippewa River. Several logs are jammed on a rock formation in the river.

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...

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