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Chippewa River Journal Cover

Date: 1916
Description: The brown leather cover of Howard Greene's journal documenting a canoe trip down the Chippewa River. The title "The Chippewa River Trip, August-1916" is st...
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Loading Packs

Date: 1916
Description: Two of the men, in a field near Glidden, Wisconsin, loading their packs in preparation for the canoe trip. There is a house in the background.
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Camp One

Date: 1916
Description: The Gang's first camp of the trip, set up near Glidden. There are two tents set up in a field, and a house is in the far background.
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Doc Copeland Repairing Canoe

Date: 1916
Description: Doc Copeland repairing a canoe after it had run onto a spike on the river.
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Shanagolden Dam

Date: 1916
Description: The Gang explores Shanagolden Dam, near Glidden.
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The Boys Go Swimming

Date: 1916
Description: Jack and Russell Greene go swimming in the lake after setting up camp. There is a canoe in the foreground.
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Running Into the Lake

Date: 1916
Description: One of the Greene boys running into the lake.
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Porcupine

Date: 1916
Description: View of a porcupine, high up in a tree.
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Fisherman Brazeau

Date: 1916
Description: Former Senator Brazeau of Grand Rapids, Wisconsin posing near a canoe. He is holding his fishing pole and a large muskie.
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The Gang At Bear Lake

Date: 1916
Description: A view of Bear Lake and the surrounding forested area. Several of The Gang are standing on a dam.
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Joe Paris

Date: 1916
Description: A candid, outdoor portrait of Joe Paris, the camp cook.
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Fording the River

Date: 1916
Description: A driver of a horse-drawn wagon fords the Chippewa River.
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Morning Glories

Date: 1916
Description: A patch of wild morning glories in the forest.
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Joe Makes Lunch

Date: 1916
Description: Joe Paris making drop cakes for lunch at The Gang's camp.
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Radisson Dam

Date: 1916
Description: A view across the Chippewa River towards the Radisson Dam.
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Borrow Pit

Date: 1916
Description: The Gang setting up camp in Borrow Pit.
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Canoes at Sunset

Date: August 1916
Description: Empty canoes on the shore of the Chippewa River at sunset.
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Russell Greene

Date: August 1916
Description: Russell Greene enjoying his dinner, which he is spooning from a can. He is standing by the river wearing a letter sweater.
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Jack Greene, Entangled

Date: August 1916
Description: Jack is roped into his bedroll while asleep by prankster Doc Copeland.
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Soo Line Bridge

Date: August 1916
Description: Elevated view from hill towards the Chippewa River and the Soo Line bridge on the Duluth Division.

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