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Description: Two young boys in watch caps, heavy wool coats, knickers and boots pose for an advertisement for C-F Woolen Mills in front of a studio backdrop.

Map or Atlas

City Plans for Cornell

Date: 1867 

Description: Drawn map showing planned development of Cornell, including a couple of schools, Oakwood cemetery, the public square, and several bridges and dams.

Date: 1884 

Description: The logging camp of Bruno Vinett. About a dozen horses, most in harness, and a similar number of men stand in front of a barn-like building and a small woo...

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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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view from south side of the Chippewa River, with a bridge crossing it and buildings on both sides of the river. A bluff rises on the far side of t...

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...

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Description: Mary Pierce Bish plays an upright piano while her daughter Margaret Bish, standing to her left, and her mother Mrs. Pierce, seated to her right, look on.

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.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group portrait of eight members of the Meinen family on the occasion of the golden anniversary of two of its members. The portrait was taken in front of tw...

Photograph

C.W.P. Company

Date: 1927 

Description: Elevated view over dam of the site of the Cornell Wood Products Company. On the opposite shoreline is a pulpwood stacker, tall smokestack, water tower, and...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men stand facing each other in and just outside the front entrance to Glen and Star's Mill, near brewery. There is snow on the ground. A river runs in...

Photograph

Log Cabin in Woods

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Description: View from hill looking down on a group of log cabins inhabited by "dam tenders" on the shore of the icebound Chippewa River. A logging dam in is in the rig...

Photograph

Arc Welding

Date:  date unknown

Description: Franklin Fransway receives vocational training in arc welding.

Photograph

Flood Wreckage

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View of the wreckage of wooden structures lying on the shoreline of a river after a flood. A dam across the river has been partially washed away. A man is...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mary Margaret (Margery) Bish, young daughter of the photographer and later Mrs. Clyde Bowman, sits on the lap of an older woman, possibly her mother.

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...

Photograph

Chippewa River

Date: 1929 

Description: View of the Chippewa River rapids.

Date: 1924 

Description: A swing set at a public park. There is a windmill in the background.

Date: 1921-05 ca.

Description: Two workers unload crates of produce from the back of an International Model H truck. The truck was owned by the Monpas Dray Line. Photograph by "Gray."

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