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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard of McDonell Memorial High School.

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Description: Front cover of Prospectus of The Chippewa Spring Sanitorium Hotel. A rendition of the hotel is included along with the words "Health, Rest, And Joy".

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Description: Mrs. Pierce sits in a wicker armchair facing the camera while her granddaughter Margery Bish sits facing her on a stool in front of a piano. Behind them is...

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.

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Holcombe Parsonage

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Rear view of the first parsonage occupied by the Reverend Mr. Row.

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Description: Round Lake with birch trees on shore in foreground and a rowboat pulled up to shoreline.

Date: 1908 ca.

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

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Street Scene

Date: 1926 

Description: View down retail street. Shops and parked cars are on either side. On the side of a shop on the left there is a hand painted advertisement for the selectio...

Photograph

Lumber Mill

Date: 1906 

Description: View from rocky shoreline of a lumber mill on the banks of the Chippewa River. Smoke is coming out from a smokestack.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The J.B. Alexander family at the Wisconsin Central train depot. The young child in front holds a doll.

Photograph

Hein's Logging Camp

Date: 1904 

Description: A man stands atop a sled load of logs drawn by two horses at Hein's Logging Camp. Several other men stand atop large pile of logs behind him. Snow lies on...

Date: 1926 

Description: The tourist camp that the citizens of Chippewa Falls provided free for motorists passing through their community.

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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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Hotel Northern

Date: 1926 

Description: Exterior of the Hotel Northern. The hotel has a Western Union and drugstore on the street level. An American flag flies from the top of the building.

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Man in Tuxedo

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Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait in front of draperies of a man standing in a tuxedo and white shirt and tie, with his hands crossed behind his back.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A colorized view from shoreline of the steel beam bridge, with five sections and five bridge pylons. The bridge was downstream from the rapids on Main stre...

Date: 1903 

Description: Stanley Lumber Company's office entrance way and porch. Built about 1890.

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Description: Five men holding hunting rifles sitting or standing to the left of a log cabin (only a corner of which is in the image) in front of the hanging carcasses o...

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Aline W. Hazard (in hat) of WHA Radio, recording and interviewing Mrs. Robert Jahnke (Corrine) at Forest Acres Deer Farm. Mrs. Jahnke holds a pair of earri...

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Park Inn

Date: 2003-10-17 

Description: "We get a new record for distance from Theresa (235 miles) when we visit at Park Inn in Chippewa Falls."

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