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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:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of building from across a 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...

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Methodist Episcopal Church in Balsam Lake.

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Photograph

Russian Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Russian church with a triple cross in Clayton.

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: Polk County Court House.

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...

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.

Photograph

Election Board

Date: 1925-09 

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

Photograph

Rocky Field

Date: 1906-11-12 

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

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...

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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