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Description: Mrs. D.L. McQuillan and thirteen of her guests at her Valentine's Day party, wearing costumes decorated with hearts, including some elaborate headdresses.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Stanley Hotel, with electricity poles next to it.

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Description: The operating table at the Northern Wisconsin Center for the Developmentally Disabled.

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Description: Interior view of the Stanley Public Library. The library opened in 1901 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Mrs. S.F. Moon. In the room are reading...

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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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Obey and Gunderson

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Description: Agricultural forum in Chippewa Falls. Speaking is Congressman David R. Obey, and next to him is Congressman Steve Gunderson. Gunderson was the only represe...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Brunette Falls on the Chippewa River. Several logs are jammed on a rock formation in the river.

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Description: A lumber mill complex on the banks of the Chippewa River. Patches of ice are on the river. Numerous logs lie on the shore opposite the mill and on the ice.

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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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Carnegie Library

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Description: View from street of a Carnegie Library, a stone building on a low hill.

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Cray Tour

Date: 1995-08-29 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey touring the new Cray Computer facility. Obey had been involved in securing federal funding for the company.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men stand at Hein's Lumber Camp atop a load of logs on a sled to which is hitched four horses, claimed to be the largest load of logs ever hauled by fo...

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Woman in chair

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Description: Studio portrait of a woman in the dress fashionable around 1870.

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Description: Winter view of Chippewa (Ojibwa) Valley village.

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Street Scene

Date: 1929 

Description: View down retail street. Cars are parked along the curbs. The stores include: Victrola's dealer, a cafe, a recreation parlor, a restaurant, a clothing stor...

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,...

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Grand Avenue

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View from Grand Avenue looking at the Wisconsin State Capitol building.

Date: 1884 

Description: The logging camp of Bruno Vinett. About a dozen horses, most in harness, and a similar number of men stand in front of a barn-like building and a small woo...

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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...

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