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Photograph

Capt. R.N. Conners

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Description: Studio portrait of Capt. R.N. Conners [or "Connors"], seated and wearing a uniform.

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Description: The Big Lumber Mill seen from across the Chippewa River under cloudy skies, with smoke coming out of several smokestacks

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: 1975 

Description: This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct...

Photograph

Wedding Party

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: The bride, groom, wedding party, and pastor(?) pose for the Stafford-Harold wedding portrait. The groom wears a military uniform from the World War I era.

Photograph

Loggers in Bateaux

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Log driving crew on river in five bateaux. In the background on the left is a bridge.

Photograph

Arc Welding

Date:  date unknown

Description: Franklin Fransway receives vocational training in arc welding.

Date: 1909 

Description: Men in bateaux for the Chippewa Lumber and Boom Company's log drive on the Chippewa River at Jim Falls.

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Description: A few dozen men stand on and around a sandy path surrounded by low shrubbery. They are wearing work clothes, and some of them are carrying bowls filled wit...

Date:  date unknown

Description: About twenty women sit at tables sewing on sewing machines in the sewing room of the Chippewa Woolen Mill.

Photograph

Cray Tour

Date: 1995-08-29 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey touring the new Cray Computer facility. Obey had been involved in securing federal funding for the company.

Date: 1900 

Description: View across Chippewa River of the Big Lumber Mill on the opposite bank.

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: This map of Chippewa Falls is a proposal of river improvements using booming and rafting facilities and shows the city of Chippewa Falls, the Chippewa Rive...

Photograph

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.

Postcard

New Auburn

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Clockwise from upper left images include: Cutters Point, Long Lake, Wis.; M.E. Church, New Auburn, Wis.; Farmers Store, New Auburn, Wis.; Public School, Ne...

Date: 1919 

Description: Interior view of room at the Boone Tire Factory. Tires are stacked on the floor and in racks. In the left foreground is a large desk with hutch and two cha...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chippewa falls and dam.

Date: 1929 

Description: View down high bridge of two passenger cars passing one another while crossing over the Mississippi River.

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: 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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