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Date:  

Description: Letterhead of J.P.M. Olsen, painter, paper-hanger, and decorator from Durholm, Wisconsin (previously of Milltown, Wisconsin). There is a profile image of a...

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...

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.

Photograph

St. Croix House

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date:  

Description: Tent covering the excavation site of the bones of extinct bison. Milo Mickelson and Lester Giesler stand in the doorway of the tent.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of building from across a street.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The band poses for a group portrait, most likely in front of a school building; the boys are dressed in uniform and are holding their instruments. Gaylord...

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Photograph

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

Cottage Interior

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of U.S. Marshall Canon's summer cottage. Behind a table, a wall is decorated from floor to ceiling with photographs and other artwork, as...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Dalles and the Saint Croix River with one man in the center foreground sitting posing on a rock and looking to the left. On the far left...

Photograph

Baking Contest

Date: 1926 

Description: Entries in the Lewis Baking Contest. Seven tables full of plates of desserts are displayed in a large room.

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

Rural Lake

Date:  ca.

Description: View of a rural lake with a footbridge leading to a small island.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down a dirt road and a general store on the left, with some men and a child standing on the porch during the spring or summer. A shack stands on the...

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.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children pose for a photograph as they relax in the woods around a large hammock. In the background is a shoreline.

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...

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: 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...

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