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Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Color postcard of new County Court House. E-378. It is a two-story white granite building with elm trees in front.

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Description: Seven members of the Fragon family sitting and standing for a portrait around a framed painting of a young man, possibly a deceased family member. An older...

Photograph

Chippewa Falls

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Chippewa Falls during the winter.

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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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Carnegie Library

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

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Description: Footbridge spanning the Chippewa River near Brunet Falls (now Cornell Falls)

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.

Photograph

Chippewa Falls

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Chippewa Falls taken from high ground.

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 ca.

Description: Color postcard showing corner view of Chippewa County old Court House at Chippewa Falls. On the left is a bandstand on the court house front lawn and two h...

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Cygnet Films

Date: 1968-10 

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...

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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...

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Wedding Party

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.

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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...

Date: 1921-05 

Description: A man drives an International Model G-61 truck on a rural road with power lines. The truck was operated by G.E. Hutchinson's Standard Oil Company business.

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Description: Margaret Bish, the daughter of the photographer, sits in the center front row of two rows of young women, all dressed in white dresses, many decorated with...

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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Sample Pine Log

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Cut sample pine log mounted as an exhibit in Irvine Park.

Date: 1921-05 ca.

Description: Two workers unload crates of produce from the back of an International Model H truck. The truck was owned by the Monpas Dray Line. Photograph by "Gray."

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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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