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Date: 1993 ca.

Description: This satellite image of Chippewa County, Wisconsin, documents the land use and land cover of the county as recorded June 11, 1992. Accompanying text descri...

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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Nyhus Family

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of eleven members of the Nyhus family, including four women, four men, and three young boys.

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Nine-Mile House

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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J.B. Bartlett Farm

Date: 1895 

Description: A small herd of Jersey cows, and swine on the farm of J.B. Bartlett. A house with a porch is in the background.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The river steamer "Chippewa" drawn up alongside shore on the West Eau Claire Levee. Several dozen people are standing along the outside of the three decks.

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Description: View form across street of the French Lumber Company, a two-story brick building with the Chicago Dental Parlors occupying the second floor, on a street co...

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Description: Elevated view from road of a building on the grounds of the South Side Manufacturing Company, surrounded by a lean-to stacked with lumber. Two horses stand...

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Log Cabin in Woods

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Description: View from hill looking down on a group of log cabins inhabited by "dam tenders" on the shore of the icebound Chippewa River. A logging dam in is in the rig...

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Sugar Factory

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Description: A steam locomotive moves along a set of railroad tracks near a sugar beet processing plant with a tall smokestack. There are several small outbuildings in...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Exterior view of high school.

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Albert Bowe Wedding

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Description: Eight members of the wedding party of Albert Bowe. Four men in dark suits wearing boutonnieres are seated and standing in two rows in the middle of the por...

Date: 1884 

Description: The logging camp of Bruno Vinett. About a dozen horses, most in harness, and a similar number of men stand in front of a barn-like building and a small woo...

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Description: A lumber mill complex on the banks of the Chippewa River. Patches of ice are on the river. Numerous logs lie on the shore opposite the mill and on the ice.

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Description: Numbered letterhead of the First National Bank, with a map of Wisconsin and a starred location marker for Chippewa Falls, a medallion, and a flowering stal...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Dam and hydroelectric power house, with a billowing smokestack and a crane in the background.

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Filling Tire Molds

Date: 1919 

Description: Elevated view of a room in the Boone Tire Factory. Two men are removing a tire from a mold, one of many running along a conveyor belt inside the Boone Tire...

Date: 1876 after

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

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Description: One man sits in the bow and one man stands on shore holding the stern of a birch bark canoe at the edge of a lake. They may be Indians. The man in the cano...

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