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Photograph

Farm Family

Date: 1929 

Description: Alvin Steinkopf (left), a Milwaukee journalist, dressed for work on the farm of his parents, Mathilda and Oscar Steinkopf. The Steinkopfs farmed 40 acres n...

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...

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Description: Five examples of typical Wisconsin flint weapon points found at Interstate Park.

Date: 1938-07 

Description: Loading a truck with bait at the county mixing station at Balsam Lake during the grasshopper outbreak in northwestern Wisconsin.

Painting

Cheever's Mill

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the church.

Photograph

Picnic in the Woods

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children gather for a picnic in the woods. A large picnic blanket covers the ground as the individuals pose for a photograph.

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.

Photograph

Bodfish Residence

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Bodfish residence.

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.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children pose for a photograph as they relax in the woods around a large hammock. In the background is a shoreline.

Photograph

Three Women Fishing

Date:  ca.

Description: Three women, wearing dresses and bonnets, standing up in a small boat fishing. A tree-lined shore is visible in the background.

Photograph

Keller Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Keller Avenue.

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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: 1905 ca.

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

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of building from across a street.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Map shows St. Croix, Wisconsin and a small portion of Taylor's Falls, Minnesota. Map reads: "The Lands shaded show the Mill & Riparian Reservation & unplat...

Photograph

Balsam Lake Hotel

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Balsam Lake Hotel.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Three men look over the process of uncovering bones of a bison in Interstate Park.

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