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Description: Letterhead of the F.G. & C.A. Stanley Company, a manufacturer of building parts, with card views of the machine shop and foundry.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior view of the First Presbyterian Church chancel decorated for Christmas. There are several decorated Christmas trees, an arch and crosses covered wi...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1926 

Description: Exterior of the Edward Rutledge Charity. There is a sign for the tourist camp and Irvine Park on the lamppost.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cover of brochure for Old Timer's Resort (formerly Burke's Resort).

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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.

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Flood Wreckage

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View of the wreckage of wooden structures lying on the shoreline of a river after a flood. A dam across the river has been partially washed away. A man is...

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Business District

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the business section of Stanley, with a church in the right foreground.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chippewa falls and dam.

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Holcombe Dam

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Description: The Holcomb[e] or Little Falls Dam on the Chippewa River, with rocky shoreline in foreground.

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Manual Training

Date: 1938 

Description: Eight men working on various woodworking projects in a classroom setting at Northern Wisconsin Center for the Developmentally Disabled.

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Logging Camp Crew

Date: 1875 ca.

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

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Description: Exterior view of a rectangular clapboard building. On the right side are large letters spelling out: "CHIPPEWA FALLS CHAIR CO." The building stands in a fi...

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Irvine Park

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Margery Bish sits on the wooden stairs at Irvine Park. Two men stand further back on the tree-lined path. Irvine Park was established in 1906 on land donat...

Date: 1919 

Description: Elevated interior view of the Boone Tire Factory. Men are lined up along a wall with open windows. They are each using a stand to hold a wheel while wrappi...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Men working on a wood block road.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Ten men sit and stand around tables set with dishes and food in the dining room of the Vinette logging camp.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fire department steamer #1 fire engine, named after hotel proprietor J.A. Taylor.

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Description: Looking down the Flambeau River near Little Falls. There may be a logjam in the distance.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Margery Bish, the young daughter of the photographer, wearing a heavy hooded coat.

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