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Loggers in Bateaux

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Log driving crew on river in five bateaux. In the background on the left is a bridge.

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Arc Welding

Date:  date unknown

Description: Franklin Fransway receives vocational training in arc welding.

Date: 1930 

Description: Group portrait of four men standing behind a row of fish on a stringer. Two large muskies are in the center. The men are standing in front of a two-story l...

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Description: Mary Pierce Bish plays an upright piano while her daughter Margaret Bish, standing to her left, and her mother Mrs. Pierce, seated to her right, look on.

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Description: Mrs. D.L. McQuillan and thirteen of her guests at her Valentine's Day party, wearing costumes decorated with hearts, including some elaborate headdresses.

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Boone Tire Factory

Date: 1919 

Description: Three men use three different pieces of machinery in various stages of the tire-making process at the Boone Tire Factory. Stacks of tires are piled around...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Chippewa Lumber & Boom Company log driving crew on the Chippewa River.

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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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Wagon Load of Logs

Date: 1899 

Description: Front view of a man holding the reins of two horses hitched to a sled loaded with logs on a snowy path in or near Vinette's logging camp.

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Bryant Family

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Description: Collage of six quarter-length portraits of members of the Bryant family. Top row: young girl, middle-aged woman, young woman. Bottom row: young boy, middle...

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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...

Date: 1919 

Description: Interior view of the Boone Tire Factory. A man is using a machine to wrap canvas around a rubber tire.

Date: 1903 

Description: Three barefoot boys stand on a pile of logs in the foreground looking across the river at a group of men working to free a log jam in the Big Eddy on the C...

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Woman in Lacy Dress

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Description: Full-length portrait of an older woman in front of a painted backdrop of books on bookshelves. She is wearing a white dress with lace at the wrists, and is...

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Description: Eight Scandinavian men in suits and ties sit and stand in two rows posing for a formal studio portrait. Behind them is a curtain and part of a painted back...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: William Irvine (1851-1927)seated in his sleigh next to his daughter Ruth (1891-1987) wearing a hat and wrapped in furs. Mr. Irvine is holding the reins of...

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Mrs. Merkle

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Description: Full-length studio portrait of Mrs. Merkle, wearing a frilly white dress with lace at hem, cuffs, and neckline.

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Date: 1909 

Description: Men in bateaux for the Chippewa Lumber and Boom Company's log drive on the Chippewa River at Jim Falls.

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Big Load of Logs

Date: 1903 

Description: A man sits atop a very high load of logs on a sled pulled by three horses. There is snow on the ground. Numbers are written on the cut ends of the logs.

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