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Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View down Main street. Will Brothers Meat Market can be seen on the right corner, and a tinshop is beside it on the left.

Date: 1902 

Description: The Goar and Stinson log driving crew on the Clam River.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Three men look over the process of uncovering bones of a bison in Interstate Park.

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A man carries a canoe on his shoulders while portaging through a thickly-wooded area.

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: 1936 ca.

Description: An outdoor portrait of the Technical Service Team at Camp Interstate. From left to right are Kunsman, Hollister, Podolske, Preston, Greaves, Hurd, Solberg,...

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.

Date: 2008 

Description: This Art Moderne service station located at 202 North Cascade Street was built in 1947. With its dramatically curved facade, it undoubtedly grabbed the att...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Team of oxen pulling a sled loaded with large sacks on a snowy street in front of a General Merchandise Dry Goods store. Two men stand at the back of the s...

Date: 1964-07-26 

Description: The newly crowned beauty queens and attendants from St. Croix Falls and neighboring Taylors Falls stand with Willis Erickson (right), president of the Polk...

Photograph

Gathering Crowd

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd of men, women and children, gathered for some unidentified occasion, standing in the street. There is also a group of people gathere...

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

Beehive Farm

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands with fifty beehives on the farm of Bernhard Volkering in East Farmington. Trees and farm buildings surround the hives.

Photograph

Bison Bones

Date: 1936-10-09 ca.

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Business section of downtown.

Date: 1946-08-10 

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.

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...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Picnic area at Interstate Park showing parked automobiles and visitors.

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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