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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

Englehardt Farm

Date: 1905 

Description: The manufacture of bricks was begun on this spot sometime in the latter 1860's by Henry Bretag, a German brickmaker, the father of Mrs. Englehardt. Brick...

Read about Earth Day's founder, Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator and early environmentalist.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the west side of Main Street.

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.

Date: 1943 

Description: Photographic postcard of a log cabin in the woods.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of building from across a street.

Date: 1936 ca.

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

Photograph

Jaw Bone

Date: 1936 ca.

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

Date: 1890 ca.

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

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.

Map or Atlas

Osceola Map Section 2

Date: 1926-05 

Description: Section 2 of a Sanborn map of Osceola.

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...

Date: 1969 

Description: Map showing St. Croix Falls and Taylors Falls, Minnesota. The map was produced by the St. Croix Falls Chamber of Commerce and Taylor Falls Commercial Club....

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

Osceola Map Section 2

Date: 1911-10 

Description: Section 2 of a Sanborn Map of Osceola.

Postcard

Old Mill

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of the old mill.

Postcard

High School

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Osceola High School.

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:  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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