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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: 1890 ca.

Description: Margery Bish as a little girl wears a striped dress while hanging clothes on a clothesline. There is a doll behind her on the right.


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...

Date: 1926-08 

Description: A man works at the front desk at the lobby of the Basswood resort in Long Lake. The room features a table and chairs, stained glass windows, a calendar, an...


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...


Description: Elevated view from road of a building on the grounds of the South Side Manufacturing Company, surrounded by a lean-to stacked with lumber. Two horses stand...


Business District

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the business section of Stanley, with a church in the right foreground.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Dirt road and building (house?).

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Color postcard of the Chippewa Shoe Manufacturing Company building, Bay Street & River Street, looking north.


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: 1932 ca.

Description: Crowd gathered for the milk strike at Stanley.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Young women practicing fine sewing and lace making at Wisconsin Home for the Feeble Minded.


Description: Elevated view of the riverfront, railroad tracks, and river, "as viewed from Joseph McGuire's."

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Margery Bish, the young daughter of the photographer, wearing a heavy hooded coat.


Little Falls Dam

Date: 1913 

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

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Five men stand on or nearby a sled loaded with logs and pulled by two horses at the landing at Hein's logging camp. There is snow on the ground.


Street Scene

Date: 1926 

Description: A busy street scene. Cars are parked at the curbs on either side of the street. Two women walk on the sidewalk. An American flag flies from the top of a bu...


Richardson Farm


Description: The Richardson Farm stands at the far edge of a farm field with a creek running through it and animals grazing. The farmhouse is white and surrounded by tr...


Mrs. Merkle


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


Ruins of Cyclone

Date: 1924-08-07 

Description: The aftermath of a killer tornado, including an arrow and caption that reads: "William Berg Killed Here." In the background near the farmhouse are a group...

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