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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...

Date: 1951 

Description: This map of Chippewa Falls shows the city of Chippewa River, city limits, roads, highways, fair grounds, and parks.

Photograph

Woman in White

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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...

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...

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Description: The Chippewa Spring House, a small round building with a conical roof with a sign over the door reading "Chippewa Spring," sitting off to the side of a dir...

Photograph

Nine-Mile House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the exterior of Nine-Mile House.

Photograph

Huge Log Jam

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Elevated view from steep shoreline of a log jam of about 150 million feet of logs, stopped at the piers of Pound, Halbert, and Co., which stood in about 40...

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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...

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Description: Letterhead of the F.G. & C.A. Stanley Company, a manufacturer of building parts, with card views of the machine shop and foundry.

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Description: About a dozen men stand in the woods by a large tent. The carcass of a deer is hanging from one of the trees. A horse stands nearby. There are some traces...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This early 20th century map of Chippewa County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, schoo...

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Chippewa Falls.

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.

Photograph

Bill Duren

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...

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Description: The clapboard Hickory Park Cottage stands at the edge of a wooded area. A man holding a gun stands behind cut logs to the right of the cottage. There appea...

Photograph

Duncan Creek

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Duncan Creek with McDonnell High School and a church in the background.

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Description: William C. Duren of Chippewa Falls, a journalist who worked for "Stars and Stripes" and the "Chippewa Herald Telegram", as well as launching Cygnet Films,...

Photograph

Big Mill

Date: 1889-05-30 

Description: View of the Chippewa Lumber and Boom Company's Big Mill beyond the Wagon Bridge over the Chippewa River.

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Railroad Log Car

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Description: A railroad flatbed car loaded with logs and sitting on railroad tracks.

Date: 1903 

Description: Stanley Lumber Company's office entrance way and porch. Built about 1890.

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