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Photograph

Brick Paving

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Paving Watertown's main street with bricks, with almost as many men who are watching as construction workers.

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Richards Octagon house.

Date: 1897 

Description: A watercolor painting of an autumn rural scene decorates an album page created by Louise Mears Fargo (1866-1925) to commemorate the birth and early months...

Historical Object

Album Page with Pussy Willows

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two photographs featuring Louise Mears (Mrs. Frank B.) Fargo holding her son Stuart are mounted on an album page decorated with hand-painted pussy willow t...

Photograph

Willow Basket

Date: 1899-05 

Description: View of William Krueger sitting on a bench next to the house, weaving a willow basket and smoking a pipe. In the background is a pedal grinding/sharpening...

Photograph

Krueger House

Date: 1899 

Description: Sarah Krueger sits with a dog on the porch of Alex Krueger's house.

Date: 1899 

Description: Mary Krueger, seated in a rocking chair, holds twins Jennie and Edgar Krueger on her lap. There is a fur rug on the floor.

Historical Object

Fargo Children at Play

Date: 1899 

Description: An album page decorated with a hand-painted stem of wild geranium flowers features four photographs of Stuart Fargo, age two years, and his sister Dorothy,...

Historical Object

Christmas Album Page

Date: 1899 

Description: An album page titled Christmas 1899 is decorated with watercolor painted figures. These include a sprig of mistletoe with two berries and the Fargo...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A hand-colored Map of Jefferson County, Wisconsin, shows township and section divisions, towns, villages and post offices, rural residents, railroads, road...

Date: 1899-10-15 

Description: Flora Krueger stands behind the twins, aged 6 months, 7 days, who sit in highchairs. Edgar, left, weighs 23 lbs., Jennie, right, weighs 19 lbs.

Date: 1899-09-04 

Description: A head and shoulders photographic portrait of Stuart Fargo is mounted to a hand-painted album page. The watercolor painting is of four stems of blue cornfl...

Date: 1899-05 

Description: View of William Krueger's house across the road from the Krueger farm.

Historical Object

Stuart at Bedtime

Date: 1899 

Description: A decorated album page features a photograph of Stuart Fargo at age two years. He is wearing a nightgown and is barefoot. There is a wicker chair on the le...

Drawing

Rock Lake

Date: 1890 

Description: A sketch of Rock Lake, or Tyranena Lake.

Photograph

Chapman Street

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of two large houses and tree-filled property on Chapman Street.

Date: 1899 

Description: Portrait of Mrs. William Krueger, seated with a potted geranium plant placed on a table behind her. A blanket is hung behind as a backdrop.

Date: 1899 

Description: View of August, Alex, and Mrs. Alex (Florentina) Krueger working with the binder in a field.

Photograph

Lower Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of lower Main Street lined with electric power lines and storefronts.

Date: 1898 after

Description: Four girls stand behind a small child in a stroller while posing around Lewis Fountain in Veteran's Park. Houses and the Civil War Veteran's Memorial are...

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