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Photograph

View of Clear Lake

Date:  ca.

Description: View of Clear Lake from shoreline. A small, tree-covered island is visible, with a tree-lined shore in the background.

Photograph

Beehive Farm

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands with fifty beehives on the farm of Bernhard Volkering in East Farmington. Trees and farm buildings surround the hives.

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.

Photograph

Rocky Field

Date: 1906-11-12 

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

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.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a canoe on the St. Croix River with wooded areas on both sides within the Interstate State Park. Established in 1900, Interstate Park was...

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: This road map of Polk County, Wisconsin, has been annotated to show the location of historic sites in the county and is accompanied by a 1980 directory of...

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:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of building from across a street.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the church.

Date: 1929 

Description: View of the rock formation known as the "Old Man of the Dalles" in the Interstate State Park near Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin. The St. Croix River is in...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of side of reamery with two men standing at an open door on the left.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Picnic area at Interstate Park showing parked automobiles and visitors.

Date: 1936 ca.

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

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The band poses for a group portrait, most likely in front of a school building; the boys are dressed in uniform and are holding their instruments. Gaylord...

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

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: 1936 ca.

Description: An outdoor portrait of the Technical Service Team at Camp Interstate. From left to right are Kunsman, Hollister, Podolske, Preston, Greaves, Hurd, Solberg,...

Date: 1895-09-09 

Description: Two men with scythes stand in front of a sorghum patch planted on May 20th, 1895. The view was taken near Osceola.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This map of Polk County, Wisconsin, from the early 20th century shows the land for sale by the Cushing Land Agency of Saint Croix Falls. The township and r...

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