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Date:  ca.

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...

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...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Mary Brandel poses on a weathered log, with fields, fence, and buildings in the background.

Date: 1922 

Description: A woman holds a young woman (Mary Brandel?) in her arms in front of their cottage at Fox Lake. Two other people can be seen on the left.

Date: 1997-08-15 

Description: "The Buckhorn Restaurant is located several miles southeast of Fox Lake on Cty. Tr. A." From left to right; John Bodden, Ralph Widmer, Shirley Widmer, Rudy...

Photograph

Downer College

Date: 1890 

Description: View of Downer College.

Date: 1900 

Description: Downer College students working in a laboratory in which a human skeleton, a frog, a bat and stuffed birds are displayed.

Date: 1934-04 

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.

Date: 1921 

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: 2004-08-06 

Description: "At the Knotty Pine Lodge, Cheryl was our waitress. We also had guest Kay Hren and Mike and She Lovell."

Photograph

Henry Mathews

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Henry Mathews, 1866-1941, an early African American resident, holding the tools of his trade in front of a painted backdrop. He was a stone mas...

Date: 2003-10-03 

Description: "The Wharf is located in Fox Lake."

Date: 1891 

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...

Date:  ca.

Description: View of Main Street from under the canopy of a tree in the spring or summer. A row of two or three-story brick buildings with awnings is visible.

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.

Jim Widmer's 'Spirit of Rural Wisconsin,' Part II

Jim Widmer's photographs of the Friday fish fry dinner tradition in Wisconsin.

Date: 2004-08-06 

Description: "This Friday we are at the Knotty Pine Lodge at N 10351 Howard Drive, Fox Lake."

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.

Date: 1922 

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.

Photograph

Family Golf Outing

Date: 1936 

Description: Two generations of the Brandel family pose with golf clubs at the Fox Lake Golf Course.

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