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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard of McDonell Memorial High School.

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Description: Front cover of Prospectus of The Chippewa Spring Sanitorium Hotel. A rendition of the hotel is included along with the words "Health, Rest, And Joy".

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Description: Mrs. Pierce sits in a wicker armchair facing the camera while her granddaughter Margery Bish sits facing her on a stool in front of a piano. Behind them is...

Life and Lumbering in Chippewa Falls

Read about the life and career of photographer Alfred Bish who documented the lumbering industry and daily life in the Chippewa Falls area.

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Description: Round Lake with birch trees on shore in foreground and a rowboat pulled up to shoreline.

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Lumber Mill

Date: 1906 

Description: View from rocky shoreline of a lumber mill on the banks of the Chippewa River. Smoke is coming out from a smokestack.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The J.B. Alexander family at the Wisconsin Central train depot. The young child in front holds a doll.

Photograph

Hein's Logging Camp

Date: 1904 

Description: A man stands atop a sled load of logs drawn by two horses at Hein's Logging Camp. Several other men stand atop large pile of logs behind him. Snow lies on...

Date: 1926 

Description: The tourist camp that the citizens of Chippewa Falls provided free for motorists passing through their community.

Photograph

Hotel Northern

Date: 1926 

Description: Exterior of the Hotel Northern. The hotel has a Western Union and drugstore on the street level. An American flag flies from the top of the building.

Photograph

Man in Tuxedo

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Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait in front of draperies of a man standing in a tuxedo and white shirt and tie, with his hands crossed behind his back.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A colorized view from shoreline of the steel beam bridge, with five sections and five bridge pylons. The bridge was downstream from the rapids on Main stre...

Date: 1903 

Description: Stanley Lumber Company's office entrance way and porch. Built about 1890.

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Description: Five men holding hunting rifles sitting or standing to the left of a log cabin (only a corner of which is in the image) in front of the hanging carcasses o...

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Park Inn

Date: 2003-10-17 

Description: "We get a new record for distance from Theresa (235 miles) when we visit at Park Inn in Chippewa Falls."

Date: 1907 

Description: Elevated view from steep shoreline opposite a lumber mill on the far shore of the Chippewa River, with a bluff rising above it to the right. Boulders are o...

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Description: Mary Pierce Bish plays an upright piano while her daughter Margaret Bish, standing to her left, and her mother Mrs. Pierce, seated to her right, look on.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from road of exterior of house on the H.S. Allen homestead. The house has a widow's walk and a wrap-around porch. There are many large trees on the pr...

Photograph

Woman in chair

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Description: Studio portrait of a woman in the dress fashionable around 1870.

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Round Lake

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Description: The curved shoreline of Round Lake. A rowboat is drawn up to the sandy shoreline on the right. The surface of the water is smooth.

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