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Description: Interior view of the Stanley Public Library. The library opened in 1901 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Mrs. S.F. Moon. In the room is a column...

Date: 1924 

Description: A swing set at a public park. There is a windmill in the background.

Date: 1903 

Description: Several hundred pallets of lumber stand in the C.L. & B. lumber yard, with an open field in the foreground and a wooded area in the background

Date: 1912 

Description: This blueprint manuscript map shows landownership, mills, railroad, churches, public buildings, the old cemetery, and the Chippewa River and Reservoir. The...

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Description: The Stanley Building, a large brick building standing at the corner of two city streets. A flag flies from the roof.

Photograph

Irvine Park

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Margery Bish sits on the wooden stairs at Irvine Park. Two men stand further back on the tree-lined path. Irvine Park was established in 1906 on land donat...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: View down street of trucks and cars parked at an angle along the curb in a commercial strip through town. The buildings on the left have signs, including t...

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior view of the First Presbyterian Church chancel decorated for Christmas. There are several decorated Christmas trees, an arch and crosses covered wi...

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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: Interior view of large room filled with machinery inside a lumber mill.

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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.

Postcard

New Auburn

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Clockwise from upper left images include: Cutters Point, Long Lake, Wis.; M.E. Church, New Auburn, Wis.; Farmers Store, New Auburn, Wis.; Public School, Ne...

Photograph

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...

Date: 1926-08 

Description: A man works at the front desk at the lobby of the Basswood resort in Long Lake. The room features a table and chairs, stained glass windows, a calendar, an...

Date: 1927 

Description: View down middle of metal bridge across the Cornell Flowage. Across the lake, there is the pulpwood stacker on the left and a water tower on the right near...

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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: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated winter view of the Leinenkugel Brewery seen "from top of Mill." Originally called "Spring Brewery", Jacob Leinenkugel opened his brewery in 1867 i...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chippewa Falls from the south side of the river below the falls. The image includes the Sheely House Tavern, railway buildings, box cars, a train with five...

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Description: Group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of some 22 members of the F. and G. Stanley families, associated with the F. and G. Stanley Manufacturing Pla...

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