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Date: 1908-05-03 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Filtz and Sons Box Factory. Many logs are stacked in the foreground.

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.

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

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Description: About a dozen men stand in the woods by a large tent. The carcass of a deer is hanging from one of the trees. A horse stands nearby. There are some traces...

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Description: A bridge across a small creek in Silver Springs Park. Some birch and pine trees stand nearby.

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Hollon Richardson

Date:  date unknown

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

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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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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.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior view of the First Presbyterian Church chancel decorated for Christmas. There are several decorated Christmas trees, an arch and crosses covered wi...

Photograph

Irvine Park Station

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The inter-urban street car terminal station shelter at Irvine Park. A heavy snowfall covers the landscape. A stone wall gateway with lampposts and decorati...

Date: 1951 

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

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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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Description: Letterhead of the Chippewa Springs Corporation of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, featuring the Chippewa Natural Spring Water logo of an American Indian man in...

Date: 1912 

Description: This blueprint manuscript map shows landownership, mills, railroad, churches, public buildings, the old cemetery, and the Chippewa River and Reservoir. The...

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Description: Interior view of the Chippewa Falls Library. In the foreground are reading tables and chairs. Bookshelves line the room. A large card catalog is in the spa...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: At Hein's logging camp, a crane mounted on a railroad train lifts logs onto a flatbed railway car. Other logs are stacked on the snowy ground. A number of...

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Mrs. Merkle

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

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Description: Elevated view looking North down middle of Bridge Street. Both sides of the street are lined with commercial buildings. There are several horse-drawn vehic...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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Woman in Lacy Dress

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Description: Full-length portrait of an older woman in front of a painted backdrop of books on bookshelves. She is wearing a white dress with lace at the wrists, and is...

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