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Description: Tom Cummings, wearing a suit and cravat, stands holding the reins of his saddled horse, who is wearing a ribbon reading "1st Premium."

Photograph

Ruins of Cyclone

Date: 1924-08-07 

Description: A view of the ruins of a cyclone, showing a roofless house and an overturned automobile in the yard. Several people are standing in the yard, and two child...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior view of the First Presbyterian Church chancel decorated for Christmas. There are several decorated Christmas trees, an arch and crosses covered wi...

Date: 1896 

Description: Two men, one wearing an apron, sit in a wanigan tied to the shore of the Chippewa River near Chippewa Falls. The inside of the boat appears to have a pile...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men using sawing machinery to make boards inside "Big Mill."

Photograph

Round Lake

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Description: The curved shoreline of Round Lake. A rowboat is drawn up to the sandy shoreline on the right. The surface of the water is smooth.

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.

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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: 1908 ca.

Description: Brunette Falls on the Chippewa River. Several logs are jammed on a rock formation in the river.

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Description: Exterior view of a rectangular clapboard building. On the right side are large letters spelling out: "CHIPPEWA FALLS CHAIR CO." The building stands in a fi...

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...

Photograph

Fishing

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Three men and a woman pose with a pole of a stringer of fish. One of the men holds his pet dog. Behind them on the left is a bathtub, hand-pump for water,...

Photograph

E. Rutledge

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Description: Waist-up studio portrait of E. Rutledge. He has white hair, a moustache and beard, and is wearing a plaid suit and cravat.

Photograph

J.B. Bartlett Farm

Date: 1895 

Description: A small herd of Jersey cows, and swine on the farm of J.B. Bartlett. A house with a porch is in the background.

Map or Atlas

City of Chippewa Falls

Date: 1938 

Description: This map shows plat of town, land ownership by name, city limits, section boundaries, wards, local roads, railroads, parks, fairgrounds, cemeteries, locati...

Photograph

Duncan Creek

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Duncan Creek with an old dam and the residence of Fred Adler, the owner of a brewery and a store in the area.

Date: 1892 

Description: Exterior view of the Northwestern Lumber Company mill.

Photograph

Lumber Mill

Date: 1906 

Description: View from rocky shoreline of a lumber mill on the banks of the Chippewa River. Smoke is coming out from a smokestack.

Date: 1924-08-07 

Description: View across yard of a storm-damaged farmhouse. In the foreground is an overturned automobile. The windows of the house have been blown out and the roof has...

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Description: View form across street of the French Lumber Company, a two-story brick building with the Chicago Dental Parlors occupying the second floor, on a street co...

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