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Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The square, four-story brick Chippewa Shoe Company building, located at the intersection of Bay Street and River Street looking North. There is a fire esca...

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Description: A bridge across a small creek in Silver Springs Park. Some birch and pine trees stand nearby.

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Bish Family

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Description: An older female member of the Bish family sits in a wicker chair holding a magazine or book open on her lap. Standing on the left in front of a doorway dra...

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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...

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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."

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Color postcard of the Chippewa Shoe Manufacturing Company building, Bay Street & River Street, looking north.

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Sample Pine Log

Date: 1908 ca.

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

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Description: Two buildings on the grounds of the South Side Manufacturing Company stand side-by-side in a furrowed dirt yard. The larger building has a large lean-to fi...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men using sawing machinery to make boards inside "Big Mill."

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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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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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Dam and Bridge

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Description: Dam and bridge near Chippewa Falls looking across the river towards a few buildings on the opposite bank.

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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...

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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Description: A photograph of a man, M. Newman, taking a picture of himself outdoors. He appears twice. The photographer used a double exposure to create the picture. He...

Date: 1915 

Description: View across river of an "old mill." There is a waterwheel attached to the left side of the mill. A small waterfall and a number of trees and foliage surrou...

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Leinenkugel Brewery

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Buildings and grounds of the Leinenkugel Brewery. There are beer wagons in the yard, chickens along a wooden walkway, and men on a horse-drawn wagon near a...

Date: 1951 

Description: This map of Chippewa Falls shows the city of Chippewa River, city limits, roads, highways, fair grounds, and parks.

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Log Driving Crew

Date: 1905 

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...

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