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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...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

Historical Object

Christmas Album Page

Date: 1899 

Description: An album page titled Christmas 1899 is decorated with watercolor painted figures. These include a sprig of mistletoe with two berries and the Fargo...

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

Carnival Tent

Date: 1908-06 

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

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

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: 1949 

Description: The Public Library in 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: 1910 ca.

Description: The Lorenzo Dow Fargo Library.

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,...

Date: 1981-05 

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

Date: 1949 

Description: The Public Library in Lake Mills.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: An original poem and watercolor paintings of colored maple leaves, all by Louise Mears Fargo, decorate an album page with a photograph of her three childre...

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