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Description: Exterior view of the Fargo Public Library in Lake Mills. Reverse of cardboard backing reads: "1902, $8000 - Cost, G.B. Ferry, Milwaukee, arch." The library...

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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: 1916 ca.

Description: Stuart Fargo, left and his younger brother Frank Fargo Jr. pose for a three-quarter length portrait outdoors. Both men are wearing suits, and ties with lap...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from street of Fargo house on Mulberry Street. A hammock and chair are on the open front porch. Foliage obscures the top of the tower on the left, but...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Aztalan State Park Historic Marker

Date: 1967-07-23 

Description: Albert Kratch, president of the Lake Mills-Aztalan Historical Society, in front of the Aztalan State Park historical marker. Kratch helped to organize even...

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,...

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.

Photograph

Sleeping Porch

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A photograph bearing the caption "Sleeping Porch off Mother's [Louise (Mrs. Frank) Fargo's] Room" depicts a screened porch with turned balusters and a span...

Photograph

Garage

Date: 1917-08 

Description: Vines grow on the walls of a small wood frame building with double doors on the gable end. A sloped concrete slab leads to the doors. A handwritten caption...

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...

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...

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...

Date: 1910 

Description: Photomontage of two largemouth bass hanging from the side of a building with curious on-lookers observing the scene. The building is a dry goods store owne...

Date: 1899-08 

Description: The Enoch B. Fargo residence shows a two-story Greek revival house with a gable wing with bay window facing the road. There is a full height ell on the lef...

Photograph

Toy Barn

Date: 1905 

Description: The three Fargo children, from left, Stuart, Frank Jr. and Dorothy are posing with a toy barn made of wooden boxes. Dorothy is reading a magazine. There is...

Photograph

Mother's Room

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A highboy dresser, left, and its lowboy counterpart flank the large bay window in Louise Mears Fargo's bedroom. There is an electic wall sconce on either s...

Photograph

The Fargo Children

Date: 1906 

Description: The three children of Frank B. and Louise Mears Fargo standing and posing for a full length studio portrait. They are, from left: Dorothy, age 12 years; St...

Date: 1949-04-27 

Description: Aerial photograph of Lake Mills.

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: 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...

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