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Albert Bowe Wedding

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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...

Date: 1907 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Chippewa Falls with insets of Chippewa Lumber & Boom Co., Opera House Block, Chippewa Falls Furniture Co., and J. Leinenkugel Brewing Co.

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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: 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...

Date: 1931 

Description: This manuscript map shows the Chippewa River watershed, including the Red Cedar or Menomonie River, Flambeau or Manitowish River, Jump River, Eau Claire Ri...

Postcard

Main Street

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Description: View down center of Main Street.

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Description: Several men stand on or near the porch of Glen and Star's Mill. A utility pole is to the left of the building and a line of other buildings stretches off i...

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Description: Winter view of Chippewa (Ojibwa) Valley village.

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River View

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: River view near Brunet Falls.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Steamboat on Long Lake owned by Lorenzo Newman of Chippewa Falls. It is anchored at Newman Peninsula on Long Lake near a wet boathouse. The boat was operat...

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Round Lake

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Description: The curved shoreline of Round Lake. A rowboat is drawn up to the sandy shoreline on the right. The surface of the water is smooth.

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

New Auburn

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Clockwise from upper left images include: Cutters Point, Long Lake, Wis.; M.E. Church, New Auburn, Wis.; Farmers Store, New Auburn, Wis.; Public School, Ne...

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Description: View down middle of Bridge Street, looking north. A busy retail street with buildings on both sides, numerous horses-and-buggies, and many pedestrians on t...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Men working on a wood block road.

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Description: Elevated view from steep shoreline of dam in Chippewa Falls.

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.

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Spring Log Running

Date: 1904 

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

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Wedding Feast

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Description: Some twenty members of the Harold Stafford wedding party and guests, seated and standing behind a table set for a meal, with food on many of the plates. Th...

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