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An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900
Description: The Clear Lake election board inside the town hall.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Business section of downtown.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Exterior stereographic view of the Polk County Press Office.
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...
Description: Exterior stereographic view of the Polk County Press Office with three men standing and three children seated on its front porch.
Description: The Methodist Episcopal Church in Balsam Lake.
Description: "An annual crop of rocks" at the George A. Nelson Farm.
Description: View of the west side of 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.
Description: Keller Avenue.
Date: date unknown
Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the Court House. A large belfry is above the arched entranceway.
Description: Russian church with a triple cross in Clayton.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Polk County Court House.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Description: Exterior of building from across a street.
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