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Date: 1800 after

Description: This map of Chippewa Falls is a lithograph and shows plats, labeled streets, landings, some businesses, and the Chippewa River. The map was drawn "from act...

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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.

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Description: Interior view of the Chippewa Falls Library. In the center is a six drawer cabinet holding a potted plant, surrounded by small reading tables (children's t...

Date: 1924-08-07 

Description: View across railroad tracks of the canning factory in the aftermath of a tornado. The top of the brick structure and the smokestack has been blown off. Pil...

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Description: Bridge Street, looking north, with commercial buildings lining both sides of the street, and numerous horses and buggies on the street, and many people sta...

Date: 1926 

Description: The tourist camp that the citizens of Chippewa Falls provided free for motorists passing through their community.

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Description: Exterior view of a rectangular clapboard building. On the right side are large letters spelling out: "CHIPPEWA FALLS CHAIR CO." The building stands in a fi...

Date: 1903 ca.

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

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Couple on a Bridge

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Description: Rear view of a man and woman standing on a wooden bridge in a wooded area.

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Eva Cornellier

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Description: Two studio portraits (side by side on one photographic plate) of Eva Cornellier, seated, from the waist-up, wearing a white dress with embroidery, and a wh...

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Spring Log Running

Date: 1904 

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

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Chippewa Falls with a park and river in the foreground.

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Street Scene

Date: 1926 

Description: A busy street scene. Cars are parked at the curbs on either side of the street. Two women walk on the sidewalk. An American flag flies from the top of a bu...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Margery Bish, the young daughter of the photographer, stands in front of a draped curtain.

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Description: The raised altar of the Episcopal Church, with potted palms sitting on the steps. Lilies in vases and candles are displayed on the altar. Elaborate woodwor...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Five men stand on or nearby a sled loaded with logs and pulled by two horses at the landing at Hein's logging camp. There is snow on the ground.

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Description: View form across street of the French Lumber Company, a two-story brick building with the Chicago Dental Parlors occupying the second floor, on a street co...

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Indian Protest

Date: 1971-08-02 

Description: Site of a demonstration by LacCourt Oreilles Chippewa against the Northern States Power Company dam on the Chippewa Flowage, Sawyer County. There is an A.I...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Dirt road and building (house?).

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