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Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down center of Main Street.

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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.

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Description: View across river of several houses and other buildings standing at the edge of the Chippewa River. One building has stilts supporting the back porch over...

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Factory and Dam

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Description: Elevated view across dirt road of a paper mill on the shore of the Chippewa River next to a concrete dam. The mill has a tall smokestack. On the far shorel...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men using sawing machinery to make boards inside "Big Mill."

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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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Winter scene with William Irvine (1851-1927) seated in his sleigh next to his daughter Ruth (1891-1987) wearing a hat and wrapped in furs, Chippewa Falls,...

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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...

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Stone Park Shelter

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Description: A stone park shelter with a gabled roof at Irvine Park. Trees stand around the shelter.

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Ruins of Cyclone

Date: 1924-08-07 

Description: A view of the ruins of a cyclone, showing a roofless house and an overturned automobile in the yard. Several people are standing in the yard, and two child...

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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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This early 20th century map of Chippewa County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, schoo...

Date: 1926 

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

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Holcombe Parsonage

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of front porch of the first parsonage occupied by the Reverend Mr. Row.

Date: 1873 

Description: This 1873 map of Chippewa County, Wisconsin, which at the time also encompassed all or part of Price, Rusk, Sawyer, and Taylor counties, shows the township...

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Dam and Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Dam and bridge near Chippewa Falls looking across the river towards a few buildings on the opposite bank.

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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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Wedding Party

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: The bride, groom, wedding party, and pastor(?) pose for the Stafford-Harold wedding portrait. The groom wears a military uniform from the World War I era.

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Sugar Factory

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Description: A steam locomotive moves along a set of railroad tracks near a sugar beet processing plant with a tall smokestack. There are several small outbuildings in...

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Little Falls Dam

Date: 1913 

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

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