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Photograph

Bill Duren

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Bill Duren of Chippewa Falls, founder of Cygnet Films. Cygnet Films made training films. After his premature death, the company became known as Spectrum In...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Chippewa Lumber & Boom Company log driving crew on the Chippewa River.

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

Duncan Creek

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Duncan Creek with McDonnell High School and a church in the background.

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...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fire department steamer #1 fire engine, named after hotel proprietor J.A. Taylor.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cover of brochure for Old Timer's Resort (formerly Burke's Resort).

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Description: Several men and women standing inside a department store next to tables piled with bolts of fabric. The store has a pressed tin ceiling.

Photograph

Duncan Creek

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Duncan Creek, a dam, and a flour mill.

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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...

Photograph

Eva Cornellier

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Description: Two studio portraits (side by side on one photographic plate) of Eva Cornellier, seated, from the waist-up, wearing a white dress with embroidery, and a wh...

Photograph

Clean Suit

Date: 1995-08-29 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey putting on protective clothing for a tour of the Cray Computer facility.

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: 1926 

Description: The tourist camp that the citizens of Chippewa Falls provided free for motorists passing through their community.

Date: 1929 

Description: View down high bridge of two passenger cars passing one another while crossing over the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Leinenkugel Brewery

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Leinenkugel brewery, est. 1867, located at 5 Jefferson Avenue.

Date: 1919 

Description: Interior view of room at the Boone Tire Factory. Tires are stacked on the floor and in racks. In the left foreground is a large desk with hutch and two cha...

Date: 1918 

Description: Detailed interior view of the Herreman Drugstore in Boyd, Wisconsin.

Postcard

High School

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard view from across street towards the Chippewa Falls High School on North Bridge Street.

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...

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