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Hotel Northern

Date: 1926 

Description: Exterior of the Hotel Northern. The hotel has a Western Union and drugstore on the street level. An American flag flies from the top of the building.

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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.

Date: 1925-11 

Description: This blueprint manuscript map shows an addition. The map was surveyed and platted for B.G. Proctor, president, and George Peterson, secretary, of the Corne...

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Street Scene

Date: 1929 

Description: View down retail street. Cars are parked along the curbs. The stores include: Victrola's dealer, a cafe, a recreation parlor, a restaurant, a clothing stor...

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Lumber Planing Mill

Date: 1899 

Description: Several wagon loads of lumber stand in the yard of a planing mill.

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

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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.

Date: 1927 

Description: Rustic, log cabin gas station in Chippewa Falls with a traveler's vehicle being filled with gasoline. It is not clear if the young woman in overalls is a p...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chippewa falls and dam.

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Richardson Farm

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Description: The Richardson Farm stands at the far edge of a farm field with a creek running through it and animals grazing. The farmhouse is white and surrounded by tr...

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Description: Two buildings on the grounds of the South Side Manufacturing Company stand side-by-side in a furrowed dirt yard. The larger building has a large lean-to fi...

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Chippewa River

Date: 1929 

Description: View of the Chippewa River rapids.

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Wagon Load of Logs

Date: 1899 

Description: Front view of a man holding the reins of two horses hitched to a sled loaded with logs on a snowy path in or near Vinette's logging camp.

Date: 1913 ca.

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

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mary Margaret (Margery) Bish, young daughter of the photographer and later Mrs. Clyde Bowman, sits on the lap of an older woman, possibly her mother.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Big Falls, looking down the Flambeau River. There are large boulders in the foreground and patches of ice in the river.

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Description: View from shoreline of lumber mill on the bank of the Chippewa River, with steam emitting from the smokestacks. A bridge over the river is in the right bac...

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The Eagle House

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Exterior of cabin in Chippewa County where Old Abe was kept after his capture as a wild eaglet. The cabin is referred to as the "Eagle House".

Date: 1924-08-07 

Description: View across railroad tracks of the canning factory in the aftermath of a tornado. The top of the brick structure and the smokestack has been blown off. Pil...

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