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Photograph

Jean Brunet

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Description: Crayon portrait of Jean Brunet who kept a lumberman's stopping place at Brunette Falls (now Cornell), on the Chippewa River.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: At Hein's logging camp, a crane mounted on a railroad train lifts logs onto a flatbed railway car. Other logs are stacked on the snowy ground. A number of...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

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Description: Exterior view from road of the Chippewa Falls Library. The library opened in 1903 and Andrew Carnegie funded the library with $10,000. Above the main entra...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Front view of the Chippewa Falls public library building. Plate 1260.

Photograph

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".

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Description: About a dozen men stand in the woods by a large tent. The carcass of a deer is hanging from one of the trees. A horse stands nearby. There are some traces...

Photograph

Three Women

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph. The woman in front is displaying a Muskellunge, caught in Long Lake, on the residential lawn of M. Newman. Two other woman stand behind her. A...

Date: 1911 

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...

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Description: A bridge across a small creek in Silver Springs Park. Some birch and pine trees stand nearby.

Photograph

Railroad Log Car

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Description: A railroad flatbed car loaded with logs and sitting on railroad tracks.

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Description: Mrs. Pierce sits in a wicker armchair facing the camera while her granddaughter Margery Bish sits facing her on a stool in front of a piano. Behind them is...

Photograph

Cygnet Films

Date: 1968-10 

Description: Bill Duren (in the background), owner of Cygnet Films, talks with a production assistant during shooting for a training film. Cygnet Films, which was based...

Date: 1900 ca.

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...

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Description: Footbridge spanning the Chippewa River near Brunet Falls (now Cornell Falls)

Postcard

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down center of Main Street.

Photograph

Spring Log Running

Date: 1904 

Description: Logs floating down the Chippewa River in front of the "Big Mill".

Photograph

Leinenkugel Brewery

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Buildings and grounds of the Leinenkugel Brewery. There are beer wagons in the yard, chickens along a wooden walkway, and men on a horse-drawn wagon near a...

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Description: Mrs. D.L. McQuillan and thirteen of her guests at her Valentine's Day party, wearing costumes decorated with hearts, including some elaborate headdresses.

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Holcombe Parsonage

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of front porch of the first parsonage occupied by the Reverend Mr. Row.

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