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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

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:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of building from across a street.

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: The jaw bone of Bison Occidentalis in the peat pit at Interstate Park.

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

Rocky Field

Date: 1906-11-12 

Description: "An annual crop of rocks" at the George A. Nelson Farm.

Photograph

Russian Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Russian church with a triple cross in Clayton.

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: This road map of Polk County, Wisconsin, has been annotated to show the location of historic sites in the county and is accompanied by a 1980 directory of...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This map of Polk County, Wisconsin, from the early 20th century shows the land for sale by the Cushing Land Agency of Saint Croix Falls. The township and r...

Date: 1964-07-26 

Description: The newly crowned beauty queens and attendants from St. Croix Falls and neighboring Taylors Falls stand with Willis Erickson (right), president of the Polk...

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: Two men seated inside a tent at the digging site at Interstate Park.

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:  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: 1890 ca.

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

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

St. Croix House

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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