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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.

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...

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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...

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Postcard

Moravian Church

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A Moravian Church in Lake Mills

Photograph

Lake Mills

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: An aerial view of Lake Mills.

Date: 1949 

Description: The Public Library in Lake Mills.

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: 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: 1981-05 

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

Date: 1879 

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

Drawing

Rock Lake

Date: 1890 

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

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,...

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Lake Mills Methodist Church.

Date: 1949 

Description: The Public Library in Lake Mills.

Date: 1910 before

Description: View of the west side of Main Street. Stores pictured (right to left): Kypke's Dry Goods store, Heimstreet's Drugstore, and a saloon.

Date: 1981-05 

Description: Intersection of Ford Street and Commercial Alley.

Postcard

Mulberry Street

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Mulberry Steet in Lake Mills.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Lorenzo Dow Fargo Library.

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