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Painting

Chippewa Falls

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Painting depicting Chippewa Falls and the first sawmill on the Chippewa River, built by Jean Brunet. The residence of H.S. Allen, one of the owners of the...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Chippewa Falls

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Chippewa Falls during the winter.

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

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.

Photograph

Woman in Lacy Dress

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Description: Full-length portrait of an older woman in front of a painted backdrop of books on bookshelves. She is wearing a white dress with lace at the wrists, and is...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mary Margaret (Margery) Bish, young daughter of the photographer and later Mrs. Clyde Bowman, sits on the lap of an older woman, possibly her mother.

Date: 1929 

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

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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: 1919 ca.

Description: Color postcard of the Chippewa Shoe Manufacturing Company building, Bay Street & River Street, looking north.

Photograph

Holcombe Parsonage

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Chippewa Lumber & Boom Company log driving crew on the Chippewa River.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Wilson House at 320 Superior Street. The house was owned by the proprietor of Wilson's Wholesale Grocery.

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".

Photograph

Irvine Park

Date: 1926 

Description: A gazebo dedicated to solders and sailors in Irvine Park. A flagpole and benches are in front of the gazebo.

Date: 1903 

Description: Several hundred pallets of lumber stand in the C.L. & B. lumber yard, with an open field in the foreground and a wooded area in the background

Photograph

Bryant Family

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Description: Collage of six quarter-length portraits of members of the Bryant family. Top row: young girl, middle-aged woman, young woman. Bottom row: young boy, middle...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Margery Bish as a little girl wears a striped dress while hanging clothes on a clothesline. There is a doll behind her on the right.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: F.G. and C.A. Stanley Manufacturing Company office and lumberyard.

Photograph

C.W.P. Company

Date: 1927 

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.

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