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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...
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior view of the Bodfish residence.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A view of a residence in Osceola, Wisconsin.
Description: Loading a truck with bait at the county mixing station at Balsam Lake during the grasshopper outbreak in northwestern Wisconsin.
Description: Exterior view of the Polk County Training School for Teachers.
Description: West side of Main Street, with "The One Price Store" along with other commercial buildings. Large utility poles are clear in the picture, as well as horse...
Description: The Clear Lake election board inside the town hall.
Description: Business section of downtown.
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.
Description: Entries in the Lewis Baking Contest. Seven tables full of plates of desserts are displayed in a large room.
Description: The football team of clear Lake High School. Gaylord Nelson, later governor of Wisconsin and U.S. Senator, is second from the left in the front row.
Description: View of Main Street, looking north.
Description: The old mill burning.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Exterior stereographic view of the Polk County Press Office.
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...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Hammered copper pike found with prehistoric bison bones.
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...
Description: Gaylord Nelson and Sherman Benson as boys in front of the Nelson home during the winter with a dog and sled.
Description: View of a dam and power house.
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