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Date: 1901 

Description: Gust Wendorf in the horse pasture, holding the halter of a mare while her colt stands along side her. A small dog stands behind the mare.

Photograph

Two Men with Horses

Date: 1901-06 

Description: Gust Wendorf and William Will standing in front of a barn with their horses. Each of the men are holding the rope attached to the horse's halter.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Jefferson County Court House.

Historical Object

Stuart's Valentine

Date: 1901 

Description: A commercially printed Valentine's Day card and two photographs are mounted on an album page decorated with hand-painted daisies. The card, labeled "The Fi...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Jefferson County Court House.

Photograph

Mark in the Harness

Date: 1905 

Description: Mark, the Fargo family dog, has been harnessed to a Coaster wagon and has a bit in his mouth. Frank Fargo is sitting in the front of the wagon holding the...

Date: 1901-08 

Description: A photograph of Louise Mears Fargo and her children is mounted on an album page decorated with a hand-painted wild rose. In the photograph, Louise, wearing...

Date: 1900 after

Description: Exterior view of Northwestern College. Young men pose in many of the windows. The building features a neoclassical style, with a columned porch and decora...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Main Street in Jefferson with the Jefferson House visible on the left side of the picture.

Photograph

Christmas Ornaments

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A holiday display of German-made Christmas ornaments, possibly in a store window.

Photograph

Three Sisters

Date: 1903 

Description: An informal head and shoulders portrait of Helen Farnsworth Mears (1872-1916), left, and her sisters Louise Morilla Mears Fargo (1866-1925), center, and Ma...

Historical Object

The Fargo Children

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Five photographs are mounted on an album page which is decorated with a painting of a honeysuckle sprig. In the photograph at top left, Frank, age three, S...

Photograph

Carnival Tent

Date: 1908-06 

Description: Crowd near the front of a side show tent with large banners.

Photograph

The Twins with Pets

Date: 1905-09 

Description: Jennie and Edgar Krueger posing with their pets on the lawn near the side of the house. Edgar kneels on the ground while Jennie stands next to him. They ar...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee Street Bridge and the Chicago & Northwestern Railway Station.

Date: 1905-12 

Description: Edgar and Jennie Krueger sit on the front porch of the Krueger home with an Edison Standard phonograph sitting on a chair between them. Two Edison Gold Mou...

Photograph

Concordia Island

Date: 1900-06 

Description: Groups of people cross a wooden bridge on Concordia, later Tivoli, Island.

Photograph

Mrs. Alex Krueger

Date: 1900-12 

Description: Portrait of Florentina Krueger.

Photograph

Scene on Rock River

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View of the west bank of Rock River from a bridge. The view includes the manufacturing plants of Jefferson Woolen Mills, incorporated April 2, 1856.

Date: 1900-05 

Description: View of the Herman Backhaus farm buildings from across Rock River. Four people are sitting in a rowboat. Other people stand along the shoreline and along t...

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