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Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

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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. One of the men is carrying a yo...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Exterior view of high school.

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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.

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Description: Mrs. D.L. McQuillan and thirteen of her guests at her Valentine's Day party, wearing costumes decorated with hearts, including some elaborate headdresses.

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Chippewa Falls.

Date: 1800 after

Description: This map of Chippewa Falls is a lithograph and shows plats, labeled streets, landings, some businesses, and the Chippewa River. The map was drawn "from act...

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Jean Brunet

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Description: Crayon portrait of Jean Brunet who kept a lumberman's stopping place at Brunette Falls (now Cornell), on the Chippewa River.

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Obey and Gunderson

Date:  date unknown

Description: Agricultural forum in Chippewa Falls. Speaking is Congressman David R. Obey, and next to him is Congressman Steve Gunderson. Gunderson was the only represe...

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Leinenkugel Brewery

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View looking up towards a ski jumper airborne over the top edge of a hill as a large crowd is looking on from the sides. The top of the ski jump scaffold i...

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Spring Log Running

Date: 1904 

Description: Logs floating down the Chippewa River in front of the "Big Mill".

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Clean Suit

Date: 1995-08-29 

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

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from street towards the St. Joseph's Hospital. In the center is a two level open porch, with two people on the second level. A 1930s automobile is par...

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Description: Memohead of Seymour's Bank in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the bank building, including people coming and going on the sidewalk...

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Three Women

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph. The woman in front is displaying a Muskellunge, caught in Long Lake, on the residential lawn of M. Newman. Two other woman stand behind her. A...

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Capt. R.N. Conners

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Description: Studio portrait of Capt. R.N. Conners [or "Connors"], seated and wearing a uniform.

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Woman at Table

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five women seated at a table set for perhaps a Valentine's Day party. The setting was likely a Home Economics project for the women at the Northern Wiscons...

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New Auburn School

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of New Auburn School.

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Carnegie Library

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Description: View from street of a Carnegie Library, a stone building on a low hill.

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