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Photograph

Beehive Farm

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands with fifty beehives on the farm of Bernhard Volkering in East Farmington. Trees and farm buildings surround the hives.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Polk County Training School for Teachers.

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...

Photograph

Dam and Power House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of a dam and power house.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Map shows St. Croix, Wisconsin and a small portion of Taylor's Falls, Minnesota. Map reads: "The Lands shaded show the Mill & Riparian Reservation & unplat...

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: 1965-12-10 

Description: Dennis Dokken examines a one microsecond memory system that enabled computers to read a million bits of information per second.

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: 1905 ca.

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Business section of downtown.

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...

Map or Atlas

Polk County Wisconsin

Date:  date unknown

Description: This map of Polk County, Wisconsin, from the first half of the 20th century, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, villages, roads, railroads...

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: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a canoe on the St. Croix River with wooded areas on both sides within the Interstate State Park. Established in 1900, Interstate Park was...

Map or Atlas

Osceola Map Section 2

Date: 1911-10 

Description: Section 2 of a Sanborn Map of Osceola.

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.

Map or Atlas

Osceola Map Section 1

Date: 1926-05 

Description: Section 1 of a Sanborn map of Osceola.

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.

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