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Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Map created between 1871 and 1880. Shows townships, post offices, a possible railroad to Penoka Iron Range, and the North Wisconsin Railroad.

Photograph

Old Mill Burning

Date: 1914-05-22 

Description: The old mill burning.

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: 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...

Postcard

Old Mill

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of the old mill.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down a dirt road and a general store on the left, with some men and a child standing on the porch during the spring or summer. A shack stands on the...

Date: 2008 

Description: This Art Moderne service station located at 202 North Cascade Street was built in 1947. With its dramatically curved facade, it undoubtedly grabbed the att...

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: 1874 after

Description: This map shows townships and sections, post offices, roads, and railroads. The left margin reads: "For sale at Cushing Land Agency, St. Croix Falls, Wis. 4...

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...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A view of Main Street, looking north.

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...

Photograph

Balsam Lake Hotel

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Balsam Lake Hotel.

Photograph

School House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Balsam Lake school house.

Photograph

Russian Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Russian church with a triple cross in Clayton.

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...

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Date: 1902 

Description: The Goar and Stinson log driving crew on the Clam River.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of Osceola from the bluff.

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...

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