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Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A view of Main Street, looking north.

Photograph

Rural Lake

Date:  ca.

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

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.

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.

Photograph

Rocky Field

Date: 1906-11-12 

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

Photograph

Russian Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Russian church with a triple cross in Clayton.

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...

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of building from across a street.

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...

Postcard

Old Mill

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of the old mill.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the west side of Main Street.

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: 1936 ca.

Description: The jaw bone of Bison Occidentalis in the peat pit at Interstate Park.

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...

Photograph

Keller Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Keller Avenue.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: An outdoor portrait of the Technical Service Team at Camp Interstate. From left to right are Kunsman, Hollister, Podolske, Preston, Greaves, Hurd, Solberg,...

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...

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