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Date: 1938-07 

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

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: 1902 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of building from across a street.

Date: 1895-09-09 

Description: Two men with scythes stand in front of a sorghum patch planted on May 20th, 1895. The view was taken near Osceola.

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...

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: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior stereographic view of the Polk County Press Office.

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.

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.

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: 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...

Photograph

Keller Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Keller Avenue.

Date: 1943 

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

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

Bison Bones

Date: 1936-10-09 ca.

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

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

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.

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...

Date: 1936 ca.

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

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