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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: 1981-05 

Description: Municipal structures, West Lake Street at City Alley.

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Lake Mills Methodist Church.

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Lake Mills.

Postcard

Moravian Church

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A Moravian Church in Lake Mills

Date: 1909 

Description: Men with horses and wagons gathered outside the Faville Grove Farmers' Co-Operative Cheese Factory. A poster advertising the State Fair is pasted to the wa...

Photograph

Faville Homestead

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The Faville home, built about 1850 on 120 acres bought from the government in 1844. As late as 1922 the home was still in the Faville family. The additions...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Lorenzo Dow Fargo Library.

Photograph

Lake Mills

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: An aerial view of Lake Mills.

Postcard

Mulberry Street

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Mulberry Steet in Lake Mills.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Formal portrait of the Lake Mills Fire Company preparing for a race in which volunteer companies in harness pulled their fire hose carts. Ralph Engsberg,...

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Date: 1949 

Description: The Public Library in Lake Mills.

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

Firemen's Parade

Date: 1908-06 

Description: The Lake Mills band and fire company lead the parade during a fire company competition in their home town.

Date:  

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...

Date: 1981-05 

Description: Intersection of Ford Street and Commercial Alley.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Lorenzo Dow Fargo Library.

Photograph

Faville Homestead

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The Faville home, built about 1850 on 120 acres bought from the government in 1844. As late as 1922 the home was still in the Faville family. The additions...

Drawing

Rock Lake

Date: 1890 

Description: A sketch of Rock Lake, or Tyranena Lake.

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