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Description: Main Street, with two competing curb-side gas stations across the street from each other. Cars are parked along both sides of the muddy street. Such curb-...
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...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: One of the oldest houses in Osceola.
Description: Two men with scythes stand in front of a sorghum patch planted on May 20th, 1895. The view was taken near Osceola.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Business section of downtown.
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...
Description: Section 2 of a Sanborn map of Osceola.
Description: Exterior view of Osceola High School.
Date: 1900 after
Description: This photocopy map shows landownership and mills in T35N, R17W as it appeared in 1885. Rice Lake, Little Balsam Lake, and Half Moon Lake are labeled.
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...
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: 1900 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the St. Croix House with people lined up outside.
Description: Section 1 of a Sanborn map of Osceola.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Balsam Lake Hotel.
Description: Balsam Lake school house.
An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900
Description: A view of Osceola from the bluff.
Description: Gaylord Nelson and Sherman Benson as boys in front of the Nelson home during the winter with a dog and sled.
Description: In the cornfield of Jas. E. Seed, a number of large, yellow "Yankee" pumpkins ripen on vines. A man is crouched in the field, holding a pumpkin in his arms...
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