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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: 1981-05 

Description: Intersection of Ford Street and Commercial Alley.

Date: 1981-05 

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

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...

Photograph

Carnival Tent

Date: 1908-06 

Description: Crowd near the front of a side show tent with large banners.

Photograph

Aunt Nellie

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Group portrait, with Stuart, center, and Frank B. Fargo Jr. posing with their "Aunt Nellie," Helen Farnsworth Mears. The boys are wearing jackets and neckt...

Date: 1899-09-04 

Description: A head and shoulders photographic portrait of Stuart Fargo is mounted to a hand-painted album page. The watercolor painting is of four stems of blue cornfl...

Historical Object

Stuart at Age Three

Date: 1900 

Description: Four trimmed studio portraits of Stuart Fargo are mounted on an album page decorated with a watercolor painting of three pansy flowers. The photographs at...

Date: 1949-04-27 

Description: Aerial photograph of Lake Mills.

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: 1879 

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

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.

Photograph

Brothers

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Brothers Stuart, left, 15 years old, and Frank Fargo, 12, posing in front of the front porch of the family home. There is a large potted agave on the porch...

Photograph

Aunt Nellie

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Helen Farnsworth Mears posing with her nephews Stuart Fargo, center, and Frank Fargo Jr. They are reading a book together. Mears is weari...

Date: 1900 

Description: Elizabeth Farnsworth Mears, seated in front of a folding screen, holding her grandson Frank Barber Fargo, age six months, on her lap. Stuart Fargo, age thr...

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...

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...

Drawing

Rock Lake

Date: 1890 

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Lorenzo Dow Fargo Library.

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...

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