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Date: 1889 

Description: A family posing in an open carriage pulled by a matched team of horses on the shore of Rock Lake near Lake Mills. A handwritten caption identifies the fami...

Historical Object

Fargo House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An album page decorated with a watercolor painting of blue flowers and green stems featuring four views of the Frank B. Fargo house on Mulberry Street. A c...

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...

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...

Photograph

Stuart with Rabbit

Date: 1910 

Description: Thirteen-year-old Stuart Fargo posing on the front porch of his home holding a wild bunny. He is sitting on a bent willow chair; two other chairs are in th...

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Lake Mills Methodist Church.

Date: 1949 

Description: The Public Library in Lake Mills.

Historical Object

Album Page with Violets

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: An album page decorated with hand-painted yellow violets features interior and exterior photographic views of the Frank B. Fargo house. At top left, a phot...

Photograph

Boating

Date: 1911 

Description: Frank B. Fargo, standing on the shore and posing in front of the small launch "Ruth" on Rock Lake. An unidentified man, possibly Charles Millard, is standi...

Date: 1899 

Description: A decorated album page featuring a full-length studio portrait of Stuart Fargo, wearing a long gown and sitting on a settee with a bolster pillow at the le...

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

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:  

Description: Exterior view of the Fargo Public Library in Lake Mills. Visible above the main entrance are the words: "Public Library." Reverse of cardboard backing read...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A seated, full-length portrait in profile of Elizabeth Farnsworth Mears (1830-1907), early Wisconsin poet and author whose work was published under the pen...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: View of main street in Lake Mills. On the left of the image are the Fargo and Ostrander store, Farmer's Cash Store and Drugs, and A.J. Foster Harness Shop....

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A winter view of the front of the Fargo house on Mulberry Street. It is a two and one-half story cream brick Second Empire Style house with mansard roof. T...

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.

Historical Object

Fargo Ancestors

Date: 1917 before

Description: An album page with mounted copies of six photographic portraits of three generations of the Fargo family. They include Robert Fargo (1766(?)-1849), his son...

Postcard

Moravian Church

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A Moravian Church in Lake Mills

Date: 1949 

Description: Exterior view of the Public Library in Lake Mills.

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