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Date: 1900 

Description: Sunday morning in a lumber camp bunk house.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Hoenig Brothers & Co. two-story hardware and undertaking storefront. A man stands to the left of the building.

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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: A busy street scene. Cars are parked at the curbs along the shops. The shops include: a grocery, a bakery/ice cream shop, a cafe, Prentice brothers hardwar...

Date: 1921-05 

Description: A man drives an International Model G-61 truck on a rural road with power lines. The truck was operated by G.E. Hutchinson's Standard Oil Company business.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior view of the First Presbyterian Church chancel decorated for Christmas. There are several decorated Christmas trees, an arch and crosses covered wi...

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Duncan Creek

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Duncan Creek, a dam, and a flour mill.

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Description: Elevated view looking North down middle of Bridge Street. Both sides of the street are lined with commercial buildings. There are several horse-drawn vehic...

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Arc Welding

Date:  date unknown

Description: Franklin Fransway receives vocational training in arc welding.

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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...

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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Big Mill

Date: 1889-05-30 

Description: View of the Chippewa Lumber and Boom Company's Big Mill beyond the Wagon Bridge over the Chippewa River.

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Description: Interior view of the Chippewa Falls Library. In the foreground are reading tables and chairs. Bookshelves line the room. A large card catalog is in the spa...

Date: 1929 

Description: View down high bridge of two passenger cars passing one another while crossing over the Mississippi River.

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Big Load of Logs

Date: 1903 

Description: A man sits atop a very high load of logs on a sled pulled by three horses. There is snow on the ground. Numbers are written on the cut ends of the logs.

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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...

Date: 1930 

Description: Group portrait of four men standing behind a row of fish on a stringer. Two large muskies are in the center. The men are standing in front of a two-story l...

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Dam and Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Dam and bridge near Chippewa Falls looking across the river towards a few buildings on the opposite bank.

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Description: The Big Lumber Mill seen from across the Chippewa River under cloudy skies, with smoke coming out of several smokestacks

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Description: The Chippewa Spring House, a small round building with a conical roof with a sign over the door reading "Chippewa Spring," sitting off to the side of a dir...

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