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Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children pose for a photograph as they relax in the woods around a large hammock. In the background is a shoreline.

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: View of the Dalles on the Saint Croix River with boats docked and crossing.

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.

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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: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the west side of Main Street.

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...

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Description: Tent covering the excavation site of the bones of extinct bison. Milo Mickelson and Lester Giesler stand in the doorway of the tent.

Photograph

Englehardt Farm

Date: 1905 

Description: The manufacture of bricks was begun on this spot sometime in the latter 1860's by Henry Bretag, a German brickmaker, the father of Mrs. Englehardt. Brick...

Photograph

Ripe Pumpkin Field

Date: 1895-09-27 

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...

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...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: This map of Polk County, Wisconsin, from the early 20th century shows the land for sale by the Baker Land and Title Co. of Saint Croix Falls. The township...

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

Court House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the Court House. A large belfry is above the arched entranceway.

Photograph

Jaw Bone

Date: 1936 ca.

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

Date: 1933 

Description: The football team of clear Lake High School. Gaylord Nelson, later governor of Wisconsin and U.S. Senator, is second from the left in the front row.

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

Grain Stacks

Date: 1895-09-09 

Description: View across field of two men leaning against an enormous stack of grain on the farm of August Schmidt. There are many more stacks of grain leading into the...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior stereographic view of the Polk County Press Office with three men standing and three children seated on its front porch.

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...

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Description: Five examples of typical Wisconsin flint weapon points found at Interstate Park.

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