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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from across street of the J.W. Mason hardware store, next to a barbershop. A horse and buggy are driving past the store.

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...

Photograph

Huge Log Jam

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Elevated view from steep shoreline of a log jam of about 150 million feet of logs, stopped at the piers of Pound, Halbert, and Co., which stood in about 40...

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men stand facing each other in and just outside the front entrance to Glen and Star's Mill, near brewery. There is snow on the ground. A river runs in...

Photograph

Lumberyard in Ruby

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men, women, and a child posing on boards at a lumbering and sawmill operation. The camp was operated by Edward Hahn, who named the communi...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This road map of Chippewa County, Wisconsin, dates to around 1930. It shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, l...

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Description: The operating table at the Northern Wisconsin Center for the Developmentally Disabled.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Five men stand on or nearby a sled loaded with logs and pulled by two horses at the landing at Hein's logging camp. There is snow on the ground.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Irvine Park

Date: 1926 

Description: A gazebo dedicated to solders and sailors in Irvine Park. A flagpole and benches are in front of the gazebo.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Crowd gathered for the milk strike at Stanley.

Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior of the German English Lutheran Church. The church has a gable roof and a steeple with a bell. In the foreground is a fence and field, and in the b...

Photograph

Woman in chair

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Description: Studio portrait of a woman in the dress fashionable around 1870.

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Description: Eight Scandinavian men in suits and ties sit and stand in two rows posing for a formal studio portrait. Behind them is a curtain and part of a painted back...

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.

Photograph

Eva Cornellier

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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...

Photograph

Bish Family

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Description: An older female member of the Bish family sits in a wicker chair holding a magazine or book open on her lap. Standing on the left in front of a doorway dra...

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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...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Exterior view of high school.

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