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Date: 1929 

Description: View down high bridge of two passenger cars passing one another while crossing over the Mississippi River.

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: View down middle of Bridge Street, looking north. A busy retail street with buildings on both sides, numerous horses-and-buggies, and many pedestrians on t...

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

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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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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...

Photograph

Spring Log Running

Date: 1904 

Description: Logs floating down the Chippewa River in front of the "Big Mill".

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Description: About a dozen men stand in the woods by a large tent. The carcass of a deer is hanging from one of the trees. A horse stands nearby. There are some traces...

Date: 1904 

Description: Logs floating down the river beneath the bridge on the Chippewa River. On the far shoreline are billboards. One advertises for "J.R. Sharp Hardware." Men a...

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Description: One man sits in the bow and one man stands on shore holding the stern of a birch bark canoe at the edge of a lake. They may be Indians. The man in the cano...

Photograph

Little Falls Dam

Date: 1913 

Description: View of Little Falls Dam on the Chippewa River.

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Couple on a Bridge

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Description: Rear view of a man and woman standing on a wooden bridge in a wooded area.

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...

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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Description: The Chippewa Spring House, a small round building with a conical roof with a sign over the door reading "Chippewa Spring," sitting off to the side of a dir...

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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...

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Tornado Aftermath

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Description: The wreckage of buildings on the John Hedler farm after a tornado. An intact wooden barrel and part of a wooden fence stands in the center foreground. A la...

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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

Outdoor Meeting

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Description: About two dozen men sit in chairs and on stumps in a clearing in a wooded area, having a meeting.

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Irvine Park

Date: 1926 

Description: A gazebo dedicated to solders and sailors in Irvine Park. A flagpole and benches are in front of the gazebo.

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