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Photograph

Hollon Richardson

Date:  date unknown

Description: First Lieutenant Hollon Richardson of the 7th Wisconsin Volunteers, Company A, Iron Brigade.

Date: 1903 

Description: Three barefoot boys stand on a pile of logs in the foreground looking across the river at a group of men working to free a log jam in the Big Eddy on the C...

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Description: Interior view of the Chippewa Falls Library. There is a large open area with a librarian's desk with card trays on the right. A card catalog is in the spac...

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.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1927 

Description: View down Main Street lined with shops. Cars are sporadically parked along the curbs. There is a hotel, the Fritzstoldt tailor, soda fountain and drug stor...

Photograph

Irvine Park

Date: 1926 

Description: A gazebo dedicated to solders and sailors in Irvine Park. A flagpole and benches are in front of the gazebo.

Date: 1874 

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

Photograph

Filling Tire Molds

Date: 1919 

Description: Elevated view of a room in the Boone Tire Factory. Two men are removing a tire from a mold, one of many running along a conveyor belt inside the Boone Tire...

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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."

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Dirt road and building (house?).

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Description: Margaret Bish, the daughter of the photographer, sits in the center front row of two rows of young women, all dressed in white dresses, many decorated with...

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: 1930 ca.

Description: Bandstand in Irvine Park.

Date: 1951 

Description: This map of Chippewa Falls shows the city of Chippewa River, city limits, roads, highways, fair grounds, and parks.

Photograph

River View

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: River view near Brunet Falls.

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Description: The operating table at the Northern Wisconsin Center for the Developmentally Disabled.

Photograph

Boone Tire Factory

Date: 1919 

Description: Three men use three different pieces of machinery in various stages of the tire-making process at the Boone Tire Factory. Stacks of tires are piled around...

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

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of lumber raft and workers on the Chippewa River. In the background on the right are dwellings.

Photograph

Bryant Family

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Description: Collage of six quarter-length portraits of members of the Bryant family. Top row: young girl, middle-aged woman, young woman. Bottom row: young boy, middle...

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