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Description: Letterhead of J.P.M. Olsen, painter, paper-hanger, and decorator from Durholm, Wisconsin (previously of Milltown, Wisconsin). There is a profile image of a...

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.

Painting

Cheever's Mill

Date: 1845 ca.

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

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.

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

Bodfish Residence

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Bodfish residence.

Photograph

Baking Contest

Date: 1926 

Description: Entries in the Lewis Baking Contest. Seven tables full of plates of desserts are displayed in a large room.

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.

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: 1905 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior stereographic view of the Polk County Press Office.

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

Harriman Avenue

Date: 1908 

Description: Photographic postcard of Harriman Avenue in the residential district. A little girl stands with her baby carriage on the sidewalk between a telephone pole...

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

Bison Bones

Date: 1936-10-09 ca.

Description: Bones of a bison still in the earth as found.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the west side of Main Street.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Methodist Episcopal Church in Balsam Lake.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Staples' Drugstore, the first drugstore in Osceola. Druggist C.W. Staples was also a member of the local committee on equalization of taxe...

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...

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