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Date: 1933 

Description: The football team of clear Lake High School. Gaylord Nelson, later governor of Wisconsin and U.S. Senator, is second from the left in the front row.

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Election Board

Date: 1925-09 

Description: The Clear Lake election board inside the town hall.

Date: 1900 after

Description: This photocopy map shows landownership and mills in T35N, R17W as it appeared in 1885. Rice Lake, Little Balsam Lake, and Half Moon Lake are labeled.

Photograph

Grain Stacks

Date: 1895-09-09 

Description: View across field of two men leaning against an enormous stack of grain on the farm of August Schmidt. There are many more stacks of grain leading into the...

Read about Earth Day's founder, Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator and early environmentalist.

Photograph

St. Croix House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the St. Croix House with people lined up outside.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This map of Polk County, Wisconsin, from the early 20th century shows the land for sale by the Cushing Land Agency of Saint Croix Falls. The township and r...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Business section of downtown.

Photograph

Rocky Field

Date: 1906-11-12 

Description: "An annual crop of rocks" at the George A. Nelson Farm.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Students seated in a classroom in the Clear Lake School. Gaylord Nelson, later governor of Wisconsin and a United States senator, is seated at the front o...

Photograph

Portrait in Wood

Date:  date unknown

Description: Clam Lake artist Jerry Holter carving a wooden portrait of John A. Lavine, a Wisconsin newspaper publisher.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Staples' Drugstore, the first drugstore in Osceola. Druggist C.W. Staples was also a member of the local committee on equalization of taxe...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior stereographic view of the Polk County Press Office.

Photograph

Rural Lake

Date:  ca.

Description: View of a rural lake with a footbridge leading to a small island.

Photograph

Gathering Crowd

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd of men, women and children, gathered for some unidentified occasion, standing in the street. There is also a group of people gathere...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This blue line print map shows pipes, valves, well site, and elevation tank, as well as lot and block numbers and dimensions. The map includes inset of con...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Map shows townships, schools, creameries, post offices, and roads. The left side of the map features a legend with symbols for points of interest.

Photograph

Balsam Lake Hotel

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Balsam Lake Hotel.

Photograph

Children Swinging

Date:  date unknown

Description: Children playing on swing set in front of an automobile. A man is seated on a picnic table nearby.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Dalles and the Saint Croix River with man in the foreground.

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