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Grain Stacks

Date: 1895-09-09 

Description: View across field of two men leaning against an enormous stack of grain on the farm of August Schmidt. There are many more stacks of grain leading into the...

Photograph

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...

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: 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

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: 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

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

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...

Photograph

Portrait in Wood

Date:  date unknown

Description: Clam Lake artist Jerry Holter carving a wooden portrait of John A. Lavine, a Wisconsin newspaper publisher.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color photographic postcard of three people navigating a red canoe through yellow water lilies in Woodley's Dam near Highway 8 and 46, north of Amery.

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

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: 1910 ca.

Description: View of side of reamery with two men standing at an open door on the left.

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.

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...

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: 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.

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