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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...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: At Hein's logging camp, a crane mounted on a railroad train lifts logs onto a flatbed railway car. Other logs are stacked on the snowy ground. A number of...

Photograph

C.W.P. Company

Date: 1927 

Description: Elevated view over dam of the site of the Cornell Wood Products Company. On the opposite shoreline is a pulpwood stacker, tall smokestack, water tower, and...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from street towards the St. Joseph's Hospital. In the center is a two level open porch, with two people on the second level. A 1930s automobile is par...

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Description: The raised altar of the Episcopal Church, with potted palms sitting on the steps. Lilies in vases and candles are displayed on the altar. Elaborate woodwor...

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Description: The operating table at the Northern Wisconsin Center for the Developmentally Disabled.

Photograph

Trail Through Pines

Date: 1905 

Description: Trail through the pines between Chippewa Falls and Long Lake, Chippewa County.

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Description: View form across street of the French Lumber Company, a two-story brick building with the Chicago Dental Parlors occupying the second floor, on a street co...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Steamboat on Long Lake owned by Lorenzo Newman of Chippewa Falls. It is anchored at Newman Peninsula on Long Lake near a wet boathouse. The boat was operat...

Date: 1896 

Description: Two men, one wearing an apron, sit in a wanigan tied to the shore of the Chippewa River near Chippewa Falls. The inside of the boat appears to have a pile...

Postcard

Hotel Northern

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hotel Northern, five stories tall.

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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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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...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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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...

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Ruins of Cyclone

Date: 1924-08-07 

Description: The aftermath of a killer tornado, including an arrow and caption that reads: "William Berg Killed Here." In the background near the farmhouse are a group...

Date: 1938 

Description: Exterior view of front entrance of the Hospital building at The Northern Wisconsin Colony and Training School. Climbing vines cover the exterior wall of th...

Photograph

Stone Park Shelter

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Description: A stone park shelter with a gabled roof at Irvine Park. Trees stand around the shelter.

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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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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