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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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Spring Log Running

Date: 1904 

Description: Logs floating down the Chippewa River in front of the "Big Mill".

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Description: William Irvine seated in his sleigh next to a young girl wearing a hat and wrapped in furs. Mr. Irvine is holding the reins of two horses wearing bells and...

Date: 1884 

Description: The logging camp of Bruno Vinett. About a dozen horses, most in harness, and a similar number of men stand in front of a barn-like building and a small woo...

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Log Cabin in Woods

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Description: View from hill looking down on a group of log cabins inhabited by "dam tenders" on the shore of the icebound Chippewa River. A logging dam in is in the rig...

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Description: Looking down the Flambeau River near Little Falls. There may be a logjam in the distance.

Date: 1907 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Chippewa Falls with insets of Chippewa Lumber & Boom Co., Opera House Block, Chippewa Falls Furniture Co., and J. Leinenkugel Brewing Co.

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Description: Exterior view from road of the Chippewa Falls Library. The library opened in 1903 and Andrew Carnegie funded the library with $10,000. Above the main entra...

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Description: Tom Cummings, wearing a suit and cravat, stands holding the reins of his saddled horse, who is wearing a ribbon reading "1st Premium."

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Flood Wreckage

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View of the wreckage of wooden structures lying on the shoreline of a river after a flood. A dam across the river has been partially washed away. A man is...

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E. Grossman, Tailor

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Description: Waist-up studio portrait of E. Grossman, a tailor.

Painting

Chippewa Falls

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Painting depicting Chippewa Falls and the first sawmill on the Chippewa River, built by Jean Brunet. The residence of H.S. Allen, one of the owners of the...

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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.

Date: 1909 

Description: A studio portrait of Company C of the Wisconsin National Guard in uniform.

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Toddler in Cloak

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Margery Bish, the toddler daughter of the photographer, stands on a dirt road wearing a hooded cloak.

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Description: Interior view of the Chippewa Falls Library. There is a large open area with a librarian's desk with card trays on the right. A card catalog is in the spac...

Date: 1900 

Description: Pallets of lumber in the Chippewa Lumber & Boom Company Lumber Yard. Smoke comes from smokestacks in the background. Cows are in the field in the foregroun...

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Irvine Park

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A woman, identified as Margery Bish, sits on the wooden stairs at Irvine Park. Two men stand further back on the tree-lined path.

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Grand Avenue

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View from Grand Avenue looking at the Wisconsin State Capitol building.

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