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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: 1920 ca.

Description: Wilson House at 320 Superior Street. The house was owned by the proprietor of Wilson's Wholesale Grocery.

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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Lumberyard in Ruby

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men, women, and a child posing on boards at a lumbering and sawmill operation. The camp was operated by Edward Hahn, who named the communi...

Date: 1921-05 

Description: A man drives an International Model G-61 truck on a rural road with power lines. The truck was operated by G.E. Hutchinson's Standard Oil Company business.

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Town Skyline

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Description: Elevated view of park-like, lightly-wooded area with Duncan Creek running through it. A dirt road runs over a bridge to the left. The skyline of Chippewa F...

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Description: Group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of some 22 members of the F. and G. Stanley families, associated with the F. and G. Stanley Manufacturing Pla...

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Description: Front cover of Prospectus of The Chippewa Spring Sanitorium Hotel. A rendition of the hotel is included along with the words "Health, Rest, And Joy".

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Description: Seven members of the Fragon family sitting and standing for a portrait around a framed painting of a young man, possibly a deceased family member. An older...

Date: 1903 

Description: Several hundred pallets of lumber stand in the C.L. & B. lumber yard, with an open field in the foreground and a wooded area in the background

Date: 1930 

Description: Group portrait of four men standing behind a row of fish on a stringer. Two large muskies are in the center. The men are standing in front of a two-story l...

Photograph

Sled Load of Logs

Date: 1903 

Description: Two sled loads of logs each drawn by teams of two horses at Bruno Vinett's logging camp. Drivers sit atop the loads. The ground is covered with snow.

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Irvine Park

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Margery Bish sits on the wooden stairs at Irvine Park. Two men stand further back on the tree-lined path. Irvine Park was established in 1906 on land donat...

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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...

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Description: Eight Scandinavian men in suits and ties sit and stand in two rows posing for a formal studio portrait. Behind them is a curtain and part of a painted back...

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Joe Kelley's Barn

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Description: A barn and outbuilding on the Joe Kelley farm in a field at the end of a dirt track. There is a mailbox attached to a post in the left foreground.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Big Falls, looking down the Flambeau River. There are large boulders in the foreground and patches of ice in the river.

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...

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