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Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View down Main street. Will Brothers Meat Market can be seen on the right corner, and a tinshop is beside it on the left.

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: 1929 

Description: Oscar Steinkopf feeding the chickens on his 40-acre farm near Luck. Feeding the chickens was traditionally considered women's work and perhaps Steinkopf wa...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Methodist Episcopal Church in Balsam Lake.

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Polk County Court House.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the west side of Main Street.

Photograph

Englehardt Farm

Date: 1905 

Description: The manufacture of bricks was begun on this spot sometime in the latter 1860's by Henry Bretag, a German brickmaker, the father of Mrs. Englehardt. Brick...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of building from across a street.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Business section of downtown.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior stereographic view of the Polk County Press Office with three men standing and three children seated on its front porch.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated black and white photographic postcard of Lake Cemelia, with boathouse and pier.

Postcard

Doctors' Corner

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of "Doctors' Corner," which includes the offices of Dr. L. Campbell (house on the left) and Dr. Anton Nelson, the father of Gaylord N...

Photograph

Election Board

Date: 1925-09 

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

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Photograph

Rocky Field

Date: 1906-11-12 

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

Postcard

Court House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the Court House. A large belfry is above the arched entranceway.

Photograph

Russian Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Russian church with a triple cross in Clayton.

Photograph

Keller Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Keller Avenue.

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...

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