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Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A view of Main Street, looking north.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Picnic area at Interstate Park showing parked automobiles and visitors.

Date: 1895-09-09 

Description: Two men with scythes stand in front of a sorghum patch planted on May 20th, 1895. The view was taken near Osceola.

Date: 1890 ca.

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

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.

Photograph

Picnic in the Woods

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children gather for a picnic in the woods. A large picnic blanket covers the ground as the individuals pose for a photograph.

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:  

Description: Five examples of typical Wisconsin flint weapon points found at Interstate Park.

Photograph

Jaw Bone

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The jaw bone of a bison as found in the earth.

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...

Postcard

High School

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Osceola High School.

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...

Photograph

Rural Lake

Date:  ca.

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

Photograph

Rocky Field

Date: 1906-11-12 

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

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.

Postcard

Harriman Avenue

Date: 1908 

Description: Photographic postcard of Harriman Avenue in the residential district. A little girl stands with her baby carriage on the sidewalk between a telephone pole...

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Polk County Court House.

Date: 1936 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color photographic postcard of a man in a fishing boat on Woodley's Dam north of Amery. View of the dammed water surrounded by pine trees.

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