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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Carl Schurz home in Watertown, Wisconsin. Schurz was a German-American politician and statesman. There is a horse and a horse-drawn ve...

Date: 1912 

Description: View across road towards a canning factory. A group of workers are standing at the top of a round structure, and a conveyor belt coming out of a shed leads...

Photograph

Strawberry Time

Date: 1913 

Description: A group of finely dressed men and women posing in a strawberry field. There are buildings in the background. The people are identified in a handwritten ca...

Historical Object

Fargo Family

Date: 1900-07 

Description: A decorated album page features two photographs of members of the Fargo family posing near the ornate porch of their home. In the photograph on the left, F...

Date: 1900-12-26 

Description: Jennie, in rocking chair, and Edgar Krueger, on a rocking horse, with small Christmas tree and toys, including wagon, blocks, and doll, displayed outside o...

Photograph

Aunt Nellie

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Group portrait, with Stuart, center, and Frank B. Fargo Jr. posing with their "Aunt Nellie," Helen Farnsworth Mears. The boys are wearing jackets and neckt...

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...

Date: 1926-07-17 

Description: Lawn and foundation planting outside suburban house, including Colorado blue spruce.

Date: 2008 

Description: Located at 109 North Center Avenue, this service station was built by Sylvester "Sal" Spangler.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire hose cart racing team hitched to a fire hose cart and crouching in set position as if to begin a race. The men were probably firefighters.

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Watertown with indexed points of interest.

Date:  

Description: A brochure and map of Jefferson County, Wisconsin, that includes illustrations and a location map. Descriptions of points of interest are printed on the o...

Photograph

Cambridge Storm

Date: 1954-07-06 

Description: Gerual Simonsen's barn, on the edge of Cambridge, destroyed by a wind storm.

Photograph

Aunt Nellie

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Helen Farnsworth Mears posing with her nephews Stuart Fargo, center, and Frank Fargo Jr. They are reading a book together. Mears is weari...

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: 1872 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, churches, schools, and cemeteries. The map includes business directories of Watertown, J...

Photograph

A Business Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Shops and businesses line a commercial street. Men congregate on the left sidewalk in the middle ground, while a trio of women walk on the right sidewalk....

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A corner view of the Frank B. Fargo house is centered on the onion-domed polygonal tower. The open, wrap-around two-story porch features paired columns, ba...

Historical Object

Fargo Children

Date: 1900 

Description: An album page with four mounted photographs is decorated with hand painted pink flowers and foliage. In the photograph at top right, Louise Mears (Mrs. Fra...

Date:  date unknown

Description: River scene with views of the tree-lined shores.

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