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Postcard

Court House

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1943 

Description: Photographic postcard of a log cabin in the woods.

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.

Photograph

Bison Bones

Date: 1936-10-09 ca.

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

Photograph

View of Clear Lake

Date:  ca.

Description: View of Clear Lake from shoreline. A small, tree-covered island is visible, with a tree-lined shore in the background.

Photograph

Jaw Bone

Date: 1936 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

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.

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.

Date: 1898 ca.

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

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.

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:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of building from across a street.

Postcard

Doctors' Corner

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of "Doctors' Corner," which includes the offices of Dr. L. Campbell (house on the left) and Dr. Anton Nelson, the father of Gaylord N...

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: 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,...

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...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Dalles rock formation with a two men in the foreground looking down at the Saint Croix River. On the left, one man stands leaning agains...

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: 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...

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