Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any blue box in the "You have selected" section above. Click on the white "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Jim Widmer's 'Spirit of Rural Wisconsin,' Part II
Description: A boy in bare feet and overalls fishes off a pier at Fox Lake. The lake and far shoreline are in the background.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Interior of a student's room at Downer (women's) College. Two banjo's rest on the chaise in front of the window.
Description: "At the Knotty Pine Lodge, Cheryl was our waitress. We also had guest Kay Hren and Mike and She Lovell."
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of the building and its lawn with several people either standing or sitting on the lawn. The lawn is scattered with trees. The building has a tower...
Description: A woman playfully spins another woman (probably her daughter) in a yard in front of a house. There is a lake in the background.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Mrs. E.W. Brandel sits in a rocking chair on the porch at Fox Lake leaning on the edge of a table. She has a book on her lap and Max the family dog is at h...
Description: International 15-30 H.P tractor running an International 28 x 46 thresher on a rural farm. The tractor was purchased by Oscar Krueger in 1920. The threshe...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: This manuscript map, likely drawn in the 1930s, shows Fox Lake, in Dodge County, Wisconsin, and the roads and resorts in the vicinity.
Description: "We dine at the Buckhorn Restaurant. A half order of Lake Perch is only $5.00." From left to right; Ralph Widmer, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Rudy Heinecke, Joh...
Description: View of Downer College.
Description: "Society Room" at Downer College. The view from the back shows chairs lined up in rows, a chandelier hanging from the ceiling, and a piano against the wall...
Description: A woman and her dog meet the mail carrier in his delivery boat at the end of a pier on the west shore of Fox Lake.
Description: View of an intersection of dirt roads, with a large building, possibly an inn or apartment building on the right. A carriage or car is parked in front of...
Description: A shirtless man stands, hands in pockets, behind a white picket fence near the Brandel family cottage. A lake can be seen in the background.
Description: Downer College students working in a laboratory in which a human skeleton, a frog, a bat and stuffed birds are displayed.
Date: 1924 ca.
Description: Three Taylor brothers pose in a line wearing bathing suits. Behind them is a cottage and a lake. The shadow of the photographer can be seen on the lawn.
Description: Two generations of the Brandel family pose with golf clubs at the Fox Lake Golf Course.
Description: Mary Brandel poses on a weathered log, with fields, fence, and buildings in the background.
Description: "The Wharf is located in Fox Lake."
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2014 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706