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Date: 1924 ca.

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

Date: 2004-08-06 

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

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."

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:  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: 1900 

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

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.

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

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

Date: 2003-10-03 

Description: "Diane was our waitress when we visited The Wharf in Fox Lake." From left to right; Diane, Shirley Widmer, John Bodden, and Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker.

Date: 1927-06 

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:  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: 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.

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...


Family Golf Outing

Date: 1936 

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

Date: 1891 

Description: "Recitation Room" at Downer College.


Downer College

Date: 1890 

Description: View of Downer College.

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...

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: 1997-08-15 

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...

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...

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