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Historical Object

Stuart Mears Fargo

Date: 1898-03-08 

Description: An album page featuring five circular portraits of Stuart Fargo. At center is a head and (bare) shoulders portrait of him at age eight months. At the four...

Historical Object

Stuart at Bedtime

Date: 1899 

Description: A decorated album page features a photograph of Stuart Fargo at age two years. He is wearing a nightgown and is barefoot. There is a wicker chair on the le...

Date: 1949 

Description: The Public Library in Lake Mills.

Date: 1918-02 

Description: From left, Frank B. Fargo, Jr. posing with his parents, Louise Mears and Frank B. Fargo, and Edw. Webster near the porch of the Fargo family home. Webster...

Photograph

Fargo Children

Date: 1905-12 

Description: The children of Frank B. and Louise Mears Fargo posing in front of a folding screen for a quarter-length portrait. They are, from left, Frank Jr., age five...

Photograph

Children with Puppy

Date: 1904 

Description: Dorothy Fargo, center, is squatting down next to her puppy, Mark II. Dorothy is wearing a winter coat and wide brimmed hat and is holding a stick. Five ch...

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: 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

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...

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...

Date: 1949 

Description: The Public Library in Lake Mills.

Date: 1906 

Description: Stuart, left, and Frank Fargo, both dressed in bib overalls, posing in front of the open door of a carriage house. Stuart is wearing a broad brimmed hat. T...

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

Lake Mills Garage

Date: 1981-05 

Description: Garage, Madison Street, from Merchants Alley.

Historical Object

Stuart's Valentine

Date: 1901 

Description: A commercially printed Valentine's Day card and two photographs are mounted on an album page decorated with hand-painted daisies. The card, labeled "The Fi...

Historical Object

Album Page with Pussy Willows

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two photographs featuring Louise Mears (Mrs. Frank B.) Fargo holding her son Stuart are mounted on an album page decorated with hand-painted pussy willow t...

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...

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: 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...

Historical Object

Frank B. Fargo Family

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: An album page features a collection of family photographs which include head and shoulders studio portraits of Frank B. Fargo and his wife Louise Mears Far...

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