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Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a backdrop of a woman wearing an elaborate light-colored dress standing with one hand behind her back on a patterne...

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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: 1905 ca.

Description: East Main Street, including the H. Werner store.

Date: 1904 

Description: Logs floating down the river beneath the bridge on the Chippewa River. On the far shoreline are billboards. One advertises for "J.R. Sharp Hardware." Men a...

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Description: One man sits in the bow and one man stands on shore holding the stern of a birch bark canoe at the edge of a lake. They may be Indians. The man in the cano...

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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...

Photograph

Little Falls Dam

Date: 1913 

Description: View of Little Falls Dam on the Chippewa River.

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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

Couple on a Bridge

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Description: Rear view of a man and woman standing on a wooden bridge in a wooded area.

Date: 1931 

Description: This manuscript map shows the Chippewa River watershed, including the Red Cedar or Menomonie River, Flambeau or Manitowish River, Jump River, Eau Claire Ri...

Postcard

Main Street

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Description: View down center of Main Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men stand facing each other in and just outside the front entrance to Glen and Star's Mill, near brewery. There is snow on the ground. A river runs in...

Date: 1895 ca.

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

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: 1930 ca.

Description: Bandstand in Irvine Park.

Date: 1940 

Description: Two men looking at a pile of poultry in a bin at Peter Fox Son's Produce Company. The man on the left is holding a turkey near a McCormick-Deering cooler....

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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...

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Description: Bridge Street, looking north, with commercial buildings lining both sides of the street, and numerous horses and buggies on the street, and many people sta...

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

Photograph

Nine-Mile House

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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