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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of Methodist Episcopal Church or Emma Suxton Memorial Church.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Chippewa Falls with a park and river in the foreground.

Photograph

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.

Photograph

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: 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: 1896 

Description: Two men, one wearing an apron, sit in a wanigan tied to the shore of the Chippewa River near Chippewa Falls. The inside of the boat appears to have a pile...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men stand at Hein's Lumber Camp atop a load of logs on a sled to which is hitched four horses, claimed to be the largest load of logs ever hauled by fo...

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...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of lumber raft and workers on the Chippewa River. In the background on the right are dwellings.

Photograph

Leinenkugel Brewery

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Buildings and grounds of the Leinenkugel Brewery. There are beer wagons in the yard, chickens along a wooden walkway, and men on a horse-drawn wagon near a...

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: 1884 

Description: The logging camp of Bruno Vinett. About a dozen horses, most in harness, and a similar number of men stand in front of a barn-like building and a small woo...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Margery Bish as a little girl wears a striped dress while hanging clothes on a clothesline. There is a doll behind her on the right.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mary Margaret (Margery) Bish, young daughter of the photographer and later Mrs. Clyde Bowman, sits on the lap of an older woman, possibly her mother.

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Chippewa Falls.

Date: 1873 

Description: This 1873 map of Chippewa County, Wisconsin, which at the time also encompassed all or part of Price, Rusk, Sawyer, and Taylor counties, shows the township...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The river steamer "Chippewa" drawn up alongside shore on the West Eau Claire Levee. Several dozen people are standing along the outside of the three decks.

Photograph

Toddler in Cloak

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Margery Bish, the toddler daughter of the photographer, stands on a dirt road wearing a hooded cloak.

Photograph

Lumber Planing Mill

Date: 1899 

Description: Several wagon loads of lumber stand in the yard of a planing mill.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Margery Bish, the young daughter of the photographer, stands in front of a draped curtain.

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