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Date: 1876 after

Description: Front entrance to the Evangelical Church, founded in approximately 1876.

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Arc Welding

Date:  date unknown

Description: Franklin Fransway receives vocational training in arc welding.

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Description: Eight Scandinavian men in suits and ties sit and stand in two rows posing for a formal studio portrait. Behind them is a curtain and part of a painted back...

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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.

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New Auburn School

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of New Auburn School.

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Description: Full-length portrait of a lady in a floor-length dark dress and elaborate flowered hat standing and holding an umbrella in front of a painted studio backdr...

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...

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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.

Date: 1908-05-03 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Yellow River Bridge. A horse-drawn wagon full of hay is crossing the bridge. Houses and trees can be seen on the far side of t...

Photograph

Home Economics

Date:  date unknown

Description: Slightly elevated view of six young women posed in a kitchen. Two women on the left stand at a sink washing dishes, two women stand at a table behind them,...

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Bryant Family

Date:  

Description: Collage of six quarter-length portraits of members of the Bryant family. Top row: young girl, middle-aged woman, young woman. Bottom row: young boy, middle...

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Woman in White

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Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of draperies and a painted backdrop of a young woman wearing a full-length white dress with a lacy bodice and a pastel...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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Description: Exterior view from road of the Chippewa Falls Library. The library opened in 1903 and Andrew Carnegie funded the library with $10,000. Above the main entra...

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Nine-Mile House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the exterior of Nine-Mile House.

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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...

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Clean Suit

Date: 1995-08-29 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey putting on protective clothing for a tour of the Cray Computer facility.

Photograph

Woman in Lacy Dress

Date:  

Description: Full-length portrait of an older woman in front of a painted backdrop of books on bookshelves. She is wearing a white dress with lace at the wrists, and 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.

Date: 1951 

Description: This map of Chippewa Falls shows the city of Chippewa River, city limits, roads, highways, fair grounds, and parks.

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