Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Margery Bish, the toddler daughter of the photographer, stands on a dirt road wearing a hooded cloak.
Description: Some twenty members of the Harold Stafford wedding party and guests, seated and standing behind a table set for a meal, with food on many of the plates. Th...
Date: date unknown
Description: William C. Duren of Chippewa Falls, a journalist who worked for "Stars and Stripes" and the "Chippewa Herald Telegram", as well as launching Cygnet Films,...
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: The bride, groom, wedding party, and pastor(?) pose for the Stafford-Harold wedding portrait. The groom wears a military uniform from the World War I era.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Elevated view of lumber raft and workers on the Chippewa River. In the background on the right are dwellings.
Description: The clapboard Hickory Park Cottage stands at the edge of a wooded area. A man holding a gun stands behind cut logs to the right of the cottage. There appea...
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.
Description: Photographic postcard of the Filtz and Sons Box Factory. Many logs are stacked in the foreground.
Description: Interior view of the Boone Tire Factory. A man is using a machine to wrap canvas around a rubber tire.
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...
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.
Description: Two studio portraits (side by side on one photographic plate) of Eva Cornellier, seated, from the waist-up, wearing a white dress with embroidery, and a wh...
Description: Four members of the Bailey family, two men and two women, stand and sit around a small table in front of a fireplace. There is a music stand below the wind...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Three men and a woman pose with a pole of a stringer of fish. One of the men holds his pet dog. Behind them on the left is a bathtub, hand-pump for water,...
Description: Log driving crew for the Chippewa Lumber & Boom Company. Crew members are in the process of breaking a jam at the Big Eddy. One of the men is carrying a yo...
Description: About two dozen men sit in chairs and on stumps in a clearing in a wooded area, having a meeting.
Description: Two young boys in watch caps, heavy wool coats, knickers and boots pose for an advertisement for C-F Woolen Mills in front of a studio backdrop.
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...
Description: Bill Duren (in the background), owner of Cygnet Films, talks with a production assistant during shooting for a training film. Cygnet Films, which was based...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Ten men sit and stand around tables set with dishes and food in the dining room of the Vinette logging camp.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706