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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: 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...

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Lumber Mill

Date: 1906 

Description: View from rocky shoreline of a lumber mill on the banks of the Chippewa River. Smoke is coming out from a smokestack.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1907 

Description: Elevated view from steep shoreline opposite a lumber mill on the far shore of the Chippewa River, with a bluff rising above it to the right. Boulders are o...

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.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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Description: Five men holding hunting rifles sitting or standing to the left of a log cabin (only a corner of which is in the image) in front of the hanging carcasses o...

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Leinenkugel Brewery

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Leinenkugel brewery, est. 1867, located at 5 Jefferson Avenue.

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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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Wedding Feast

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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: 1900 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of some eighty members of the extended Meinen family on the occasion of the golden anniversary of two of its members. They are stand...

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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.

Date: 1800 after

Description: This map of Chippewa Falls is a lithograph and shows plats, labeled streets, landings, some businesses, and the Chippewa River. The map was drawn "from act...

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Description: Front cover of Prospectus of The Chippewa Spring Sanitorium Hotel. A rendition of the hotel is included along with the words "Health, Rest, And Joy".

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Description: Mrs. Pierce sits in a wicker armchair facing the camera while her granddaughter Margery Bish sits facing her on a stool in front of a piano. Behind them is...

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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...

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.

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Albert Bowe Wedding

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Description: Eight members of the wedding party of Albert Bowe. Four men in dark suits wearing boutonnieres are seated and standing in two rows in the middle of the por...

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Description: Bridge Street, looking north, with commercial buildings lining both sides of the street, and numerous horses and buggies on the street, and many people sta...

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