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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: 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

Log Jam at Big Eddy

Date: 1905 

Description: Log jam at Big Eddy on the Chippewa River during the Chippewa Lumber & Boom Company log drive.

Photograph

Holcombe Dam

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

Photograph

Carnegie Library

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Description: View from street of a Carnegie Library, a stone building on a low hill.

Photograph

Victorian House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from street of exterior of the Leslie Wilson residence, a large Victorian house, at 320 Superior Street. A sidewalk runs in front of the house and tre...

Photograph

Street Scene

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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...

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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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Description: Tom Cummings, wearing a suit and cravat, stands holding the reins of his saddled horse, who is wearing a ribbon reading "1st Premium."

Photograph

Town Skyline

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Description: Elevated view of park-like, lightly-wooded area with Duncan Creek running through it. A dirt road runs over a bridge to the left. The skyline of Chippewa F...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: View down street of trucks and cars parked at an angle along the curb in a commercial strip through town. The buildings on the left have signs, including t...

Date: 1924 

Description: A swing set at a public park. There is a windmill in the background.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

Irvine Park

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Margery Bish sits on the wooden stairs at Irvine Park. Two men stand further back on the tree-lined path. Irvine Park was established in 1906 on land donat...

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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...

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.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Several buildings in the complex of the F.G. and C.A. Stanley Manufacturing Plant. The largest building is labeled "F.G. and C.A. Stanley." A smaller build...

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...

Date: 1929 

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

Date: 1927 

Description: View down middle of metal bridge across the Cornell Flowage. Across the lake, there is the pulpwood stacker on the left and a water tower on the right near...

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