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Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Walnut staircase inside the Eau Claire County Court House.

Date: 1947 

Description: Curving stairway to the entrance of the courthouse.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Eau Claire Public Library. Women and staff at the circulation desk.

Date: 1916-08-23 

Description: Color photographic postcard depicting five scenes from St. Mary's Boarding and High School, including women on campus, a section of the chapel, the recepti...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Dells Paper and Pulp Company factory stands near a dam on the Chippewa River. A bridge, smokestacks, and several other buildings are visible nearby....

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: View down street of the downtown business district, including Woolworth's (left side) and Astor's Rexall Drug Store (right side).

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Public School

Date: 1929 

Description: Exterior view of public school. There is a two-story fire escape on the side of the building. The words "High School" are over the arched entry at the fron...

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The Tool Room

Date: 1945-08-25 

Description: Men working in the tool room, located in the northeast corner of Building #15.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Text reads: "2nd Ward School, Eau Claire, Wis."

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view at the mouth of the Menominee River showing Ludington Wells and Van Schaick's mills.

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Ingram Block

Date: 1896 

Description: Corner view of the Ingram block, which contained the public library.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Eau Claire Public Library. Text reads: "6321, Public Library, Eau Claire, Wis."

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Three or four-story brick building, with a "Drug Book Store" sign at the front, and a winding stair at the side. A man stands on the front sidewalk, and t...

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Auditorium

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view from across an intersection displays two sides of a brick auditorium building. A man sits on the steps of the main entrance while others walk on th...

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:  date unknown

Description: A group of women work at machines making tires. Men are in the background on the right working on other machines.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Chippewa River Bridge, featuring large and small arches. Behind the bridge, the older Chicago, Saint Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha Railroad Bri...

Date: 1944-08-18 

Description: Elevated view of a long row of heavy service tire building machines waiting to be installed in the Gillette Tire Plant.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View looking south on Barstow Street.

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