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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...

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.

Photograph

Rocky Field

Date: 1906-11-12 

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Polk County Court House.

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: 1890 ca.

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

Photograph

Keller Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Keller Avenue.

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: 1905 ca.

Description: Business section of downtown.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the west side of Main Street.

Photograph

Doctors' Corner

Date:  

Description: A postcard showing a photograph of "Doctors' Corner", which includes the offices of Dr. L. Campbell (house on the left) and Dr. Anton Nelson, the father of...

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: 1890 ca.

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

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of building from across a street.

Photograph

Election Board

Date: 1925-09 

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

Photograph

Russian Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Russian church with a triple cross in Clayton.

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