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Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Presbyterian Church, built in 1857, the first church building in Eau Claire. From a lithograph in the margin of an early map.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The sawmill of Gilbert E. Porter and Delos R. Moon was located on the Chippewa River approximately three miles southwest of the city of Eau Claire. In 1873...

Date: 1881-07-28 ca.

Description: A group of men dressed in uniform gather near a fence in a shaded encampment. Several tents are visible in the background. Caption on back of stereoview re...

Photograph

View of Eau Claire

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Eau Claire.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Front entry to the Wesleyan Seminary. It was built in the early 1860's on the site of the present High School building.

Date: 1872 

Description: Birds-eye drawing of Eau Claire depicts street names and street locations, houses, trees, bridges, piers, canals, railroads, and the Chippewa and Eau Clair...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Demolished brick building.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of Eau Claire from eastside hill near Carter. A man and young child stand in the foreground.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Water street, before the fire of the 1880's, from the corner of Fifth avenue, looking east with storefronts and fire engine house.

Date: 1882-09-01 

Description: View looking up towards the special train of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad comprised of 24 freight cars loaded with lumber and other...

Map or Atlas

Map of Eau Claire

Date: 1875 

Description: Shows land ownership by name, local streets, buildings, cemeteries, Chippewa River, and Half Moon Lake. Includes 1 inset map of Eau Claire. Also includes c...

Photograph

Eau Claire House

Date: 1865 after

Description: The first Eau Claire House built in 1856. It burned down in 1875.

Date: 1880 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Eau Claire.

Photograph

Barstow Street

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Barstow Street looking north. View from the corner of Main Street, where the Eau Claire Book and Stationary Company later stood, looking north. The white...

Photograph

Allen's Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of a two-story wood-sided building, with a sidewalk next to the street.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Demolished building with a group of men standing on the rubble.

Photograph

Ingram Residence

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Ingram residence in winter, home of the wealthy lumberman O.H. Ingram.

Photograph

Deer Hunters' Camp

Date: 1885 

Description: Deer hunters' camp in Northern Wisconsin. Image includes six hunters and their dogs posed in front of their cabin with hanging deer carcasses.

Photograph

Hotel Dining Room

Date: 1890 

Description: Hotel dining room, probably at the Galloway House.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Eau Claire Lumber Company, later the Cutter shoe factory. It was still standing in 1931.

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