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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.

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: 1910 ca.

Description: View of side of reamery with two men standing at an open door on the left.

Date: 1914 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.

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Photograph

Election Board

Date: 1925-09 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Team of oxen pulling a sled loaded with large sacks on a snowy street in front of a General Merchandise Dry Goods store. Two men stand at the back of the s...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: One of the oldest houses in Osceola.

Postcard

Harriman Avenue

Date: 1908 

Description: Photographic postcard of Harriman Avenue in the residential district. A little girl stands with her baby carriage on the sidewalk between a telephone pole...

Photograph

Balsam Lake Hotel

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Balsam Lake Hotel.

Date: 1895-09-09 

Description: Two men with scythes stand in front of a sorghum patch planted on May 20th, 1895. The view was taken near Osceola.

Date:  

Description: Mountain meadow at Interstate Park. This area was an ancient lake which became filled with peat. Prehistoric bison bones, copper points, and flint arrow po...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Map created between 1871 and 1880. Shows townships, post offices, a possible railroad to Penoka Iron Range, and the North Wisconsin Railroad.

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: This road map of Polk County, Wisconsin, has been annotated to show the location of historic sites in the county and is accompanied by a 1980 directory of...

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.

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:  date unknown

Description: This map from the early 20th century shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, schools, churches, and stre...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Polk County Training School for Teachers.

Postcard

High School

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Osceola High School.

Date: 1946-08-10 

Description: Mrs. Brithe Lothe, age 75, and Mrs. Hannah Haug, singers of Norwegian folk songs. Behind them appear to be two quilts hanging near the exterior of a house.

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