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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin
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".
Description: Men in bateaux for the Chippewa Lumber and Boom Company's log drive on the Chippewa River at Jim Falls.
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.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View from across street of the J.W. Mason hardware store, next to a barbershop. A horse and buggy are driving past the store.
Description: Dining room at the Basswood in Long Lake. Fish are mounted on the wall on the right, and along the back wall is a china cabinet with stained glass above. T...
Description: Studio portrait of a woman in the dress fashionable around 1870.
Description: This blueprint manuscript map shows an addition. The map was surveyed and platted for B.G. Proctor, president, and George Peterson, secretary, of the Corne...
Description: This early 20th century map of Chippewa County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, schoo...
Description: Interior view of room at the Boone Tire Factory. Tires are stacked on the floor and in racks. In the left foreground is a large desk with hutch and two cha...
Description: A piece of unidentified machinery for making tires inside the Boone Tire Factory.
Date: 1968 ca.
Description: Bill Duren of Chippewa Falls, founder of Cygnet Films. Cygnet Films made training films. After his premature death, the company became known as Spectrum In...
Date: date unknown
Description: About twenty women sit at tables sewing on sewing machines in the sewing room of the Chippewa Woolen Mill.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Brunette Falls on the Chippewa River. Several logs are jammed on a rock formation in the river.
Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of draperies and a painted backdrop of a young woman wearing a full-length white dress with a lacy bodice and a pastel...
Description: A barn and outbuilding on the Joe Kelley farm in a field at the end of a dirt track. There is a mailbox attached to a post in the left foreground.
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...
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Dam and hydroelectric power house, with a billowing smokestack and a crane in the background.
Description: Irises bordering a farm's driveway near several farm buildings and the farmhouse. A large dog is standing on the farmhouse steps in the background.
Description: Logs floating down the river beneath the bridge on the Chippewa River. On the far shoreline are billboards. One advertises for "J.R. Sharp Hardware." Men a...
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