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Date: 1900 

Description: Pallets of lumber in the Chippewa Lumber & Boom Company Lumber Yard. Smoke comes from smokestacks in the background. Cows are in the field in the foregroun...

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Chippewa River

Date: 1929 

Description: View of the Chippewa River rapids.

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Wedding Party

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: The bride, groom, wedding party, and pastor(?) pose for the Stafford-Harold wedding portrait. The groom wears a military uniform from the World War I era.

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Log Driving Crew

Date: 1905 

Description: Log driving crew for the Chippewa Lumber & Boom Company. Crew members are in the process of breaking a jam at the Big Eddy.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Bandstand in Irvine Park.

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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...

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: 1872 

Description: Map of the Chippewa River, from the head of navigation at the city of Chippewa Falls, covering a distance of 16 miles above : showing the established impro...

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Description: Exterior view from road of the Chippewa Falls Library. The library opened in 1903 and Andrew Carnegie funded the library with $10,000. Above the main entra...

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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...

Photograph

Factory and Dam

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Description: Elevated view across dirt road of a paper mill on the shore of the Chippewa River next to a concrete dam. The mill has a tall smokestack. On the far shorel...

Date: 1886 

Description: J.R. Sharp, P.E. Woodley, W.M. Bour, and R.M. Seymour sit and stand for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop wearing work clothes, ties, and ha...

Date: 1908-05-03 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Filtz and Sons Box Factory. Many logs are stacked in the foreground.

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

Holcombe Parsonage

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Rear view of the first parsonage occupied by the Reverend Mr. Row.

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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: Exterior view from road of the Stanley Public Library. The library opened in 1901 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Mrs. S.F. Moon. Above the mai...

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Sample Pine Log

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Cut sample pine log mounted as an exhibit in Irvine Park.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Margery Bish, the young daughter of the photographer, stands in front of a draped curtain.

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Description: Photomontage of two giant green apples resting on top of a flatbed railroad car. A caption in the upper left corner reads, "Grown near Ruby, Wis." Markin...

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