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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

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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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: 1929 

Description: Oscar Steinkopf feeding the chickens on his 40-acre farm near Luck. Feeding the chickens was traditionally considered women's work and perhaps Steinkopf wa...

Date: 1898 ca.

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

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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...

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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: 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

Bison Bones

Date: 1936-10-09 ca.

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

Date: 1880 ca.

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

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

Picnic in the Woods

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children gather for a picnic in the woods. A large picnic blanket covers the ground as the individuals pose for a photograph.

Photograph

Rocky Field

Date: 1906-11-12 

Description: "An annual crop of rocks" at the George A. Nelson Farm.

Photograph

St. Croix House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the St. Croix House with people lined up outside.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a canoe on the St. Croix River with wooded areas on both sides within the Interstate State Park. Established in 1900, Interstate Park was...

Photograph

Jaw Bone

Date: 1936 ca.

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

Date: 1938-07 

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

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Summer Cottage

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of U.S. Marshall Canon's summer cottage. The two-story cottage has an outdoor porch and is surrounded by trees.

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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: 1936 ca.

Description: The jaw bone of Bison Occidentalis in the peat pit at Interstate Park.

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