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Photograph

View of Clear Lake

Date:  ca.

Description: View of Clear Lake from shoreline. A small, tree-covered island is visible, with a tree-lined shore in the background.

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...

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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...

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Description: A cabin at Clear Lake (Vilas County), a small Chippewa (Ojibwa) settlement, occupied by a white man and his Native American wife. This image is part of an...

Date: 1902 

Description: The Goar and Stinson log driving crew on the Clam River.

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Main Street, looking north.

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.

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.

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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Description: Gaylord Nelson and Sherman Benson as boys in front of the Nelson home during the winter with a dog and sled.

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School House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Balsam Lake school house.

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.

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...

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: 1898 ca.

Description: A man carries a canoe on his shoulders while portaging through a thickly-wooded area.

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Description: Tent covering the excavation site of the bones of extinct bison. Milo Mickelson and Lester Giesler stand in the doorway of the tent.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated black and white photographic postcard of Lake Cemelia, with boathouse and pier.

Date: 1926 

Description: A brochure with a map of Interstate Park on the Dalles of the Saint Croix River, showing locations of the north and south camp grounds, the fish hatcheries...

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...

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