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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. Reverse of the cardboar...

Postcard

High School

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard view from across street towards the Chippewa Falls High School on North Bridge Street.

Photograph

Business District

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the business section of Stanley, with a church in the right foreground.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from the south shore of the Chippewa River, looking west, showing choppy, churning rapids, and a silhouette of the Big Mill and smokestack.

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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 are reading...

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Description: Elevated view from south side of the Chippewa River, with a bridge crossing it and buildings on both sides of the river. A bluff rises on the far side of t...

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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 are a large...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

Leinenkugel Brewery

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Description: An engraving of an elevated view of the Leinenkugel Brewery complex with the buildings identified. A streetcar is passing by and two horses pulling wagons...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Chippewa Falls.

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Description: View down middle of Bridge Street, looking north. A busy retail street with buildings on both sides, numerous horses-and-buggies, and many pedestrians on t...

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...

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: The Chippewa Spring House, a small round building with a conical roof with a sign over the door reading "Chippewa Spring," sitting off to the side of a dir...

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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...

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Description: Several men and women standing inside a department store next to tables piled with bolts of fabric. The store has a pressed tin ceiling.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men stand facing each other in and just outside the front entrance to Glen and Star's Mill, near brewery. There is snow on the ground. A river runs in...

Date: 1919 

Description: A piece of unidentified machinery for making tires inside the Boone Tire Factory.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Peter Selb, Ben Dietrich, J.A. Lockwood, Matt Dietrich, and John Downing pose around the hand engine of the volunteer fire department. All but Selb were ch...

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