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Luck (Wis.) Polk County (Wis.)
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Greetings from Luck, Wisconsin

Photochrom postcard with image of downtown Luck, Wisconsin, showing the businesses, automobiles, and street lights on the main street; a few deciduous trees are also visible. Businesses include Nielsen's Fountain, Fairway Foods, a Shell service station, a bank, and a cafe. Description printed on verso: "There are 25 Lakes within a radius of 9 miles of Luck, with ample resort accommodations. Luck has an intriguing 9 hole golf course with modern club house and is truly in the middle of the Polk County resort area. 900 friendly people to make your visit an enjoyable one." Text printed on verso: Photographed & Dist. by G. R. Brown Co., Route 5, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, plus the G. R. Brown Co. logo. Unused.

Luck Lutheran Church, Luck, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the Luck Lutheran Church, located at 510 Foster Avenue East in Luck, Wisconsin. The image includes a modern bell tower with spire; also several large deciduous trees and several short pine trees. Unused.

Golf club, Luck, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of the clubhouse at the Luck, Wisconsin, golf course. Included in the image are multiple deciduous trees, a wooden picnic table, and two parked cars. Text printed on verso: All Rights Reserved, A. Pearson Co., Inc. 2014 No. 3rd St., Minneapolis 11, Minn. Printed on Kodak paper (used 1950- ). Unused postcard.

Residence scene, Luck, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image showing two houses--one of them belonging to Ida Rognas--on a street in the village of Luck, Wisconsin. Date from postmark: Jul 4, 1927; mailed from Luck Wisconsin; with 1¢ green Washington stamp (A140). Message: Addressed to Mrs. G.O. Rognas, Decorah, Ia., 910 Maple Ave. So.; "Sat. afternoon, Dear folks: - I am at Ida's now. Has been terrible warm but cooler today. Had a heavy rain shower yesterday. Things were beginning to dry up. How is Selma? I will write more later. Alma." Mrs. G. O. Rognas was Inga M. Rognas (Mrs. Gullick Olsen Rognas), the mother of Ida Gustava and Alma Louise Rognas.

United Pioneer Home -- Luck -- Wis

Real-photo postcard showing the United Pioneer nursing home in Luck, Polk County, Wisconsin. Text printed on verso: All Rights Reserved, A. Pearson Co., Inc., 2014 No. 3rd St., Minneapolis 11, Minn. Printed on Kodak paper (used 1950- ). Unused.

Municipal golf course, Luck, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of a group of three men playing golf and a boy holding the flag on the green. Behind the gold course are deciduous trees, a lake, and more trees on the far shore. Date from postmark: Jul 3 1942; mailed from Luck, Wisconsin; postage stamp has been removed. Message: Addressed to Miss Mae Jean Peterson, 1240 Ashland Ave, St. Paul, Minn. "Mae, I got your letter this morning. I didn't expect it so long but I enjoyed reading it. Hope you are enjoying the heat. It has been getting hot. I went swimming the other day. Write soon. Margie."

Store, Luck, Wisconsin

Real-photo postcard with image of cigar and candy counters, each with a woman behind the counter. Printed on Azo paper with four squares (used 1924-1949). Message: Not addressed. "Dear Herbert, Your letter received this am. Made us laugh, we enjoyed it much. We are having such wonderful time. Luck is getting to be some town as you can see, plenty of pretty girls, and all the nice drinks you want with it. What more could you [ask]."

Polk County, Wisconsin. Treasurer. Tax rolls, 1859-1995.

  • US ARC Polk Series 4
  • collection
  • 1859-1995

Real and personal property rolls showing assessed valuation of property, taxes levied against property, and taxes paid. Holdings are not complete. Beginning in 1945, records are retained only for every fifth year.
The pre-1945 tax rolls are available only on microfilm.

Polk County (Wis.). Treasurer