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Postcard

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down center of Main Street.

Photograph

Mrs. Merkle

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Description: Full-length studio portrait of Mrs. Merkle, wearing a frilly white dress with lace at hem, cuffs, and neckline.

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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...

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: 1900 

Description: Sunday morning in a lumber camp bunk house.

Photograph

Boone Tire Factory

Date: 1919 

Description: Three men use three different pieces of machinery in various stages of the tire-making process at the Boone Tire Factory. Stacks of tires are piled around...

Photograph

Indian Protest

Date: 1971-08-02 

Description: Site of a demonstration by LacCourt Oreilles Chippewa against the Northern States Power Company dam on the Chippewa Flowage, Sawyer County. There is an A.I...

Date: 1915 

Description: View across river of an "old mill." There is a waterwheel attached to the left side of the mill. A small waterfall and a number of trees and foliage surrou...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated winter view of the Leinenkugel Brewery seen "from top of Mill." Originally called "Spring Brewery", Jacob Leinenkugel opened his brewery in 1867 i...

Photograph

Spring Log Running

Date: 1904 

Description: Logs floating down the Chippewa River in front of the "Big Mill".

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

Cygnet Films

Date: 1968-10 

Description: Bill Duren (in the background), owner of Cygnet Films, talks with a production assistant during shooting for a training film. Cygnet Films, which was based...

Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior of the German English Lutheran Church. The church has a gable roof and a steeple with a bell. In the foreground is a fence and field, and in the b...

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Description: Interior view of the Chippewa Falls Library. In the foreground are reading tables and chairs. Bookshelves line the room. A large card catalog is in the spa...

Date: 1873 

Description: This 1873 map of Chippewa County, Wisconsin, which at the time also encompassed all or part of Price, Rusk, Sawyer, and Taylor counties, shows the township...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Chippewa Falls with a park and river in the foreground.

Date: 1912 

Description: This blueprint manuscript map shows landownership, mills, railroad, churches, public buildings, the old cemetery, and the Chippewa River and Reservoir. The...

Photograph

Obey and Gunderson

Date:  date unknown

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...

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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: View down middle of Bridge Street, looking north. A busy retail street with buildings on both sides, numerous horses-and-buggies, and many pedestrians on t...

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