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Description: Postcard featuring a picture and description of the "Eagle House" where Old Abe, Wisconsin's Civil War eagle and mascot of Wisconsin's 8th Volunteer Regime...
Description: Logs floating down the river beneath the bridge on the Chippewa River. On the far shoreline are billboards. One advertises for "J.R. Sharp Hardware." Men a...
Description: Elevated view looking North down middle of Bridge Street. Both sides of the street are lined with commercial buildings. There are several horse-drawn vehic...
Date: date unknown
Description: Franklin Fransway receives vocational training in arc welding.
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...
Description: A gazebo dedicated to solders and sailors in Irvine Park. A flagpole and benches are in front of the gazebo.
Description: J.R. Sharp, P.E. Woodley, W.M. Bour, and R.M. Seymour sit and stand for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop wearing work clothes, ties, and ha...
Description: Dining room at the Basswood in Long Lake. Fish are mounted on the wall on the right, and along the back wall is a china cabinet with stained glass above. T...
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...
Description: Elevated view from south side of the Chippewa River, with a bridge crossing it and buildings on both sides of the river. A bluff rises on the far side of t...
Description: Two studio portraits (side by side on one photographic plate) of Eva Cornellier, seated, from the waist-up, wearing a white dress with embroidery, and a wh...
Description: Stanley Lumber Company's office entrance way and porch. Built about 1890.
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.
Description: Hoenig Brothers & Co. two-story hardware and undertaking storefront. A man stands to the left of the building.
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.
Description: A group of about two dozen male city employees, three carrying shovels, stand in front of the double doors of a large brick building. There is a wooden wal...
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...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Cover of brochure for Old Timer's Resort (formerly Burke's Resort).
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Wilson House at 320 Superior Street. The house was owned by the proprietor of Wilson's Wholesale Grocery.
Description: Two sled loads of logs each drawn by teams of two horses at Bruno Vinett's logging camp. Drivers sit atop the loads. The ground is covered with snow.
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