Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
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.
Description: The Big Lumber Mill seen from across the Chippewa River under cloudy skies, with smoke coming out of several smokestacks
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Duncan Creek with an old dam and the residence of Fred Adler, the owner of a brewery and a store in the area.
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.
Description: The logging camp of Bruno Vinett. About a dozen horses, most in harness, and a similar number of men stand in front of a barn-like building and a small woo...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Building No. 4, then known as the Wisconsin House for the Feeble-Minded.
Now known as Northern Wisconsin Center for the Developmentally Disabled.
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: date unknown
Description: Five women seated at a table set for perhaps a Valentine's Day party. The setting was likely a Home Economics project for the women at the Northern Wiscons...
Description: Winter scene with pine trees drooping with snow after a heavy snowfall.
Description: Outdoor group portrait of some eighty members of the extended Meinen family on the occasion of the golden anniversary of two of its members. They are stand...
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...
Description: View across lower section of dam at Cornell Wood Products Company. In the background are factory buildings, a tall smokestack, and a water tower.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Exterior view of New Auburn School.
Description: Several men and women standing inside a department store next to tables piled with bolts of fabric. The store has a pressed tin ceiling.
Description: View down high bridge of two passenger cars passing one another while crossing over the Mississippi River.
Description: The square, four-story brick Chippewa Shoe Company building, located at the intersection of Bay Street and River Street looking North. There is a fire esca...
Description: Four men work inside the Boone Tire Factory.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: View of a large logging crew posing outdoors in the snow at their camp.
Description: One man sits in the bow and one man stands on shore holding the stern of a birch bark canoe at the edge of a lake. They may be Indians. The man in the cano...
Description: A man works at the front desk at the lobby of the Basswood resort in Long Lake. The room features a table and chairs, stained glass windows, a calendar, an...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706