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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.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Students seated in a classroom in the Clear Lake School. Gaylord Nelson, later governor of Wisconsin and a United States senator, is seated at the front o...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Map shows townships, schools, creameries, post offices, and roads. The left side of the map features a legend with symbols for points of interest.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of Osceola from the bluff.

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

Rocky Field

Date: 1906-11-12 

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

Photograph

School House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Balsam Lake school house.

Photograph

Russian Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Russian church with a triple cross in Clayton.

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Map or Atlas

Osceola Map Section 2

Date: 1926-05 

Description: Section 2 of a Sanborn map of Osceola.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Map created between 1871 and 1880. Shows townships, post offices, a possible railroad to Penoka Iron Range, and the North Wisconsin Railroad.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Business section of downtown.

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: 1920 ca.

Description: One of the oldest houses in Osceola.

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

Baking Contest

Date: 1926 

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

Photograph

Copper Pike

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Hammered copper pike found with prehistoric bison bones.

Date: 1933 

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.

Painting

Cheever's Mill

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.

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.

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