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Date: 1911 

Description: Postcard featuring a picture and description of the "Eagle House" where Old Abe, Wisconsin's Civil War eagle and mascot of Wisconsin's 8th Volunteer Regime...

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...

Photograph

Chippewa Falls

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Chippewa Falls taken from high ground.

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...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Colorized view of Wissota hydroelectric power house and dam as seen from Lake Wissota upstream side. Wissota dam is east of Chippewa Falls.

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Map or Atlas

City of Chippewa Falls

Date: 1938 

Description: This map shows plat of town, land ownership by name, city limits, section boundaries, wards, local roads, railroads, parks, fairgrounds, cemeteries, locati...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Winter scene with William Irvine (1851-1927) seated in his sleigh next to his daughter Ruth (1891-1987) wearing a hat and wrapped in furs, Chippewa Falls,...

Photograph

Sugar Factory

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Description: A steam locomotive moves along a set of railroad tracks near a sugar beet processing plant with a tall smokestack. There are several small outbuildings in...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of Methodist Episcopal Church or Emma Suxton Memorial Church.

Photograph

Ruins of Cyclone

Date: 1924-08-07 

Description: The aftermath of a killer tornado, including an arrow and caption that reads: "William Berg Killed Here." In the background near the farmhouse are a group...

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Description: Photomontage of two giant green apples resting on top of a flatbed railroad car. A caption in the upper left corner reads, "Grown near Ruby, Wis." Markin...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from road of exterior of house on the H.S. Allen homestead. The house has a widow's walk and a wrap-around porch. There are many large trees on the pr...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard view looking up a unpaved road and sidewalk at McDonell Memorial High School and Notre Dame church with the nuns' convent in the back...

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Description: Large log jam on the Chippewa River. In the distance a group of men stand atop the jammed logs.

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...

Postcard

High School

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard view from across street towards the Chippewa Falls High School on North Bridge Street.

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Description: Elevated view of the riverfront, railroad tracks, and river, "as viewed from Joseph McGuire's."

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1926 

Description: View down retail street. Shops and parked cars are on either side. On the side of a shop on the left there is a hand painted advertisement for the selectio...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Slightly elevated view of six women wearing aprons learning domestic skills in a kitchen classroom. Two women on the left stand at a sink washing dishes, t...

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