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Description: The old mill burning.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A view of the old mill.
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.
Description: The Methodist Episcopal Church in Balsam Lake.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A view of Main Street, looking north.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Polk County Court House.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Three men look over the process of uncovering bones of a bison in Interstate Park.
Description: A group of well-dressed men gather at the digging site at Interstate Park.
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: 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.
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...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Balsam Lake school house.
Description: Exterior view of the Polk County Training School for Teachers.
Description: Dennis Dokken examines a one microsecond memory system that enabled computers to read a million bits of information per second.
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...
Date: 1936-10-09 ca.
Description: Bones of a bison still in the earth as found.
Date: 1901 ca.
Description: Map shows townships, schools, creameries, post offices, and roads. The left side of the map features a legend with symbols for points of interest.
Description: View of side of reamery with two men standing at an open door on the left.
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: A view of Osceola from the bluff.
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