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Postcard

South Clear Lake

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of South Clear Lake.

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.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of a residence in Osceola, Wisconsin.

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date:  

Description: Mountain meadow at Interstate Park. This area was an ancient lake which became filled with peat. Prehistoric bison bones, copper points, and flint arrow po...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Dalles and the Saint Croix River with man in the foreground.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A view of Main Street, looking north.

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: 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...

Photograph

Jaw Bone

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The jaw bone of a bison as found in the earth.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This blue line print map shows pipes, valves, well site, and elevation tank, as well as lot and block numbers and dimensions. The map includes inset of con...

Photograph

Old Mill Burning

Date: 1914-05-22 

Description: The old mill burning.

Date: 1938-07 

Description: Loading a truck with bait at the county mixing station at Balsam Lake during the grasshopper outbreak in northwestern Wisconsin.

Date: 1845 ca.

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

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

Rural Lake

Date:  ca.

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

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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...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Main Street, looking north.

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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.

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