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Historical Object

Album Page with Valentine

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An album page featuring a die cut, chromolithograph Valentine's Day card in the shape of an arrow. The greeting "To My Sweetheart" is printed on the card,...

Photograph

Off to School

Date: 1904 

Description: Dorothy Fargo, ten years old, is holding the hands of her brothers Frank, four years old, and Stuart, seven years old, as they are posing on the sidewalk a...

Photograph

Kitten

Date: 1905-12 

Description: A kitten enjoying the sunlight while sitting on a piece of fabric on a table near a window. There is a pincushion on the table, a lace curtain in the windo...

Date: 1904-10-08 

Description: Stuart Fargo posing for a three-quarter length portrait standing in front of a folding screen with his left arm resting on the back of a wicker chair. He i...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three homes visible along Fourth Street.

Photograph

Crooked Oak

Date: 1981 

Description: A large bur oak with a notably crooked trunk standing next to the Congregational Church on Milwaukee Avenue. There are picnic tables under the tree and pla...

Date: 1893 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Jefferson, looking north. Crayfish River at left and center, Rock River from upper center to bottom center, joins at left of center; thir...

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Description: Outdoor group portrait of adults and one child posed in yard in front of a house, with a member of the clergy in the front. Perhaps a wedding portrait.

Date: 1915 

Description: Florentina Krueger feeds chickens in the yard.

Photograph

Stuart in the Tub

Date: 1899-03 

Description: Sunlight through a window highlights the head and shoulders of Stuart Fargo, age 18 months, in a sitz bathtub in the bathroom of the family home. There is...

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Description: Man sitting on rock holding a cane in a park or backyard enclosed by low wooden fence. Possibly Dr. William F. Whyte.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of houses along a tree-lined street.

Date: 1971-03-22 

Description: Students and teachers lined up outside Historymobile II, probably parked at Jefferson Sr. High School. The featured exhibit was People and Pollution. 4th a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down North Washington Street. The road is lined with residences, most with porches and balconies. A traffic light hangs from a wire at the intersect...

Date: 1923 

Description: Floral funeral arrangements for August Krueger at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Historical Object

Stuart Fargo

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Hand-painted iris flowers decorate an album page featuring four photographs of Stuart Fargo. In the top two photographs, Stuart is "nearly 5." At left, he...

Date: 1901-10-20 

Description: Outdoor portrait of the Gust Wendorf family posed in front of their home.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Jennie and Edgar Krueger standing on chairs.

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the octagon house. The caption below the photograph reads, "This house, built in 1849, is on Jefferson county trunk M, near Fort Atkinson. Its out...

Photograph

Village Inn

Date: 1928 

Description: View across road of the Village Inn; featuring a "Hotel" sign, vines along the screened porch windows, and a fenced garden.

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