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Photograph

Children Swinging

Date:  date unknown

Description: Children playing on swing set in front of an automobile. A man is seated on a picnic table nearby.

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Description: A cabin at Clear Lake (Vilas County), a small Chippewa (Ojibwa) settlement, occupied by a white man and his Native American wife. This image is part of an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: This map from the early 20th century shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, schools, churches, and stre...

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...

Postcard

Doctors' Corner

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Map shows townships, schools, creameries, post offices, and roads. The left side of the map features a legend with symbols for points of interest.

Photograph

Keller Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Keller Avenue.

Map or Atlas

Polk County Wisconsin

Date:  date unknown

Description: This map of Polk County, Wisconsin, from the first half of the 20th century, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, villages, roads, railroads...

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Description: Gaylord Nelson and Sherman Benson as boys in front of the Nelson home during the winter with a dog and sled.

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 2008 

Description: Built sometime in the mid-1930s, this unique station, located at 118 Highway 35, visually illustrates its ongoing changes and success over time as it respo...

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: View of the gorge at St. Croix with a boat and multiple figures visible in the background.

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Map shows townships, schools, creameries, post offices, and roads. The left side of the map features a legend with symbols for points of interest.

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.

Photograph

Rural Lake

Date:  ca.

Description: View of a rural lake with a footbridge leading to a small island.

Photograph

Haying

Date: 1929 

Description: Oscar Steinkopf and his horse Jim. They are haying on Steinkopf's 40-acre farm. The photograph was taken by Alvin Steinkopf, Oscar's son, a Milwaukee journ...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Students seated in a classroom in the Clear Lake School. Gaylord Nelson, later governor of Wisconsin and a United States senator, is seated at the front o...

Photograph

Cottage Interior

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of U.S. Marshall Canon's summer cottage. Behind a table, a wall is decorated from floor to ceiling with photographs and other artwork, as...

Photograph

Copper Pike

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Hammered copper pike found with prehistoric bison bones.

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