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Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Crowd gathered for the milk strike at Stanley.

Date: 1898 ca.

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

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Fishing

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Three men and a woman pose with a pole of a stringer of fish. One of the men holds his pet dog. Behind them on the left is a bathtub, hand-pump for water,...

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River View

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: River view near Brunet Falls.

Date: 1926 

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

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Chippewa Falls

Date: 1890 

Description: Chippewa Falls seen through trees.

Date: 1926 

Description: Vacationers sitting on wicker chairs on the enclosed porch at the Basswood in Long Lake.

Date: 1892 

Description: Exterior view of the Northwestern Lumber Company mill.

Date: 1912 

Description: This blueprint manuscript map shows landownership, mills, railroad, churches, public buildings, the old cemetery, and the Chippewa River and Reservoir. The...

Date: 1975 

Description: This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Several buildings in the complex of the F.G. and C.A. Stanley Manufacturing Plant. The largest building is labeled "F.G. and C.A. Stanley." A smaller build...

Date: 1918 

Description: Detailed interior view of the Herreman Drugstore in Boyd, Wisconsin.

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.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men using sawing machinery to make boards inside "Big Mill."

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Sample Pine Log

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Cut sample pine log mounted as an exhibit in Irvine Park.

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Description: Interior view of the Chippewa Falls Library. There is a large open area with a librarian's desk with card trays on the right. A card catalog is in the spac...

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Description: A few dozen men stand on and around a sandy path surrounded by low shrubbery. They are wearing work clothes, and some of them are carrying bowls filled wit...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fire department steamer #1 fire engine, named after hotel proprietor J.A. Taylor.

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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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Twelve Mile House

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An old house in a rural area, with some broken windows, and a road in the foreground.

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