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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: 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...

Date: 1924 

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

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Aline W. Hazard (in hat) of WHA Radio, recording and interviewing Mrs. Robert Jahnke (Corrine) at Forest Acres Deer Farm. Mrs. Jahnke holds a pair of earri...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Chippewa Falls with a park and river in the foreground.

Photograph

Indian Protest

Date: 1971-08-02 

Description: Site of a demonstration by LacCourt Oreilles Chippewa against the Northern States Power Company dam on the Chippewa Flowage, Sawyer County. There is an A.I...

Photograph

Ruins of Cyclone

Date: 1924-08-07 

Description: An overturned car sits among broken pieces of wood, including a broken chair, in a field. An arrow and the words: "Richard Sikora Killed Here" points to th...

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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: 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...

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: 1930 ca.

Description: This road map of Chippewa County, Wisconsin, dates to around 1930. It shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, l...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of some eighty members of the extended Meinen family on the occasion of the golden anniversary of two of its members. They are stand...

Photograph

Irvine Park

Date: 1926 

Description: A gazebo dedicated to solders and sailors in Irvine Park. A flagpole and benches are in front of the gazebo.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Wilson House at 320 Superior Street. The house was owned by the proprietor of Wilson's Wholesale Grocery.

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

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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...

Photograph

Logging Camp Crew

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of a large logging crew posing outdoors in the snow at their camp.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: F.G. and C.A. Stanley Manufacturing Plant. Plank side in foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A photograph of a man, M. Newman, taking a picture of himself outdoors. He appears twice. The photographer used a double exposure to create the picture. He...

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Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a backdrop of a woman wearing an elaborate light-colored dress standing with one hand behind her back on a patterne...

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