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Towel Weaving

Date: 1938 

Description: Two men weaving towels at looms.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The J.B. Alexander family at the Wisconsin Central train depot. The young child in front holds a doll.

Date: 1915 

Description: View across river of an "old mill." There is a waterwheel attached to the left side of the mill. A small waterfall and a number of trees and foliage surrou...

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.

Date: 1902 

Description: This 1902 map of Chippewa County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities, villages and post offices, land ownership and acre...

Date: 1903 

Description: Stanley Lumber Company's office entrance way and porch. Built about 1890.

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...

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Description: Interior view of the Stanley Public Library. The library opened in 1901 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Mrs. S.F. Moon. In the room is a column...

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Indian Protest

Date: 1971-08-02 

Description: Site of a demonstration by LacCourt Oreilles Chippewa against the Northern States Power Company dam on the Chippewa Flowage, Sawyer County. There is an A.I...

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Duncan Creek

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Duncan Creek with McDonnell High School and a church in the background.

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Kettlehole Pond

Date:  date unknown

Description: Kettle hole pond formed by a glacier near Bloomer.

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Description: Young women practicing fine sewing and lace making at Wisconsin Home for the Feeble Minded.

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Main Street

Date: 1927 

Description: View down Main Street lined with shops. Cars are sporadically parked along the curbs. There is a hotel, the Fritzstoldt tailor, soda fountain and drug stor...

Date: 1951 

Description: This map of Chippewa Falls shows the city of Chippewa River, city limits, roads, highways, fair grounds, and parks.

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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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River View

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: River view near Brunet Falls.

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Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a backdrop of a woman wearing an elaborate light-colored dress standing with one hand behind her back on a patterne...

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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Carnegie Library

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Description: View from street of a Carnegie Library, a stone building on a low hill.

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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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