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Gaylord Nelson and Sherman Benson as Boys

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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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Doctors' Corner

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Description: Photographic postcard of "Doctors' Corner," which includes the offices of Dr. L. Campbell (house on the left) and Dr. Anton Nelson, the father of Gaylord N...
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Goar and Stinson Log Driving Crew

Date: 1902
Description: The Goar and Stinson log driving crew on the Clam River.
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One Microsecond Memory System

Date: December 10 1965
Description: Dennis Dokken examines a one microsecond memory system that enabled computers to read a million bits of information per second.
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Staples' Drugstore in Osceola

Date: 1880
Description: Exterior view of Staples' Drugstore, the first drugstore in Osceola. Druggist C.W. Staples was also a member of the local committee on equalization of taxe...
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Chippewa Cabin at Clear Lake

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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...
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Rocky Field

Date: November 12 1906
Description: "An annual crop of rocks" at the George A. Nelson Farm.
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Main Street and Two Gas Stations

Date: 1926
Description: Main Street, with two competing curb-side gas stations across the street from each other. Cars are parked along both sides of the muddy street. Such curb-...
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Men in Sorghum Field

Date: September 09 1895
Description: Two men with scythes stand in front of a sorghum patch planted on May 20th, 1895. The view was taken near Osceola.
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Helene Stratman-Thomas and Two Women

Date: August 10 1946
Description: A group portrait of three women. (l to r) Song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas, Mrs. Kamma Grumstrup, a singer of old ballads in Danish, and possibly Beri...
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Mrs. Brithe Lothe and Mrs. Hannah Haug

Date: August 10 1946
Description: Mrs. Brithe Lothe, age 75, and Mrs. Hannah Haug, singers of Norwegian folk songs. Behind them are two quilts or rugs hanging over what may be porch railing...
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Two Views of Main Street in Amery

Date: 1905
Description: Top view is from the intersection looking towards buildings on the right side of the street. The bottom view has a caption that reads: "West Side of Main S...
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Keller Avenue

Date: 1905
Description: View down Keller Avenue towards businesses along the left. A round or octagon shaped building on the far left has a sign that reads: "Restaurant". Further...
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Business Section of Amery

Date: 1905
Description: Business section of downtown. View across unpaved road towards business along the left. A group of children and adults are posing standing in the road nea...
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Balsam Lake Hotel

Date: 1898
Description: Balsam Lake Hotel. A person is standing just outside of the hotel. A fence and tree are on the right.
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Methodist Episcopal Church

Date: 1905
Description: The Methodist Episcopal Church in Balsam Lake. Caption reads: 1ST M. E. Church — Balsam Lake WIS".
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Polk County Court House

Date: 1910
Description: Elevated view of the Polk County Court House. Caption reads: "Polk County Court House, Balsam Lake, Wis."
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School House

Date: 1900
Description: Balsam Lake school house. A woman is standing on the right near the building. Caption reads: "School House Balsam Lake WIS".
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Russian Church

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Description: View towards the front of a Russian church, with a triple cross on top of the onion dome.
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Creamery in Clear Lake

Date: 1910
Description: View of the side of the creamery, with two men standing at an open door at the end of the building on the left. Caption reads: "Creamery Clear Lake Wis."

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