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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...
Description: A boy in bare feet and overalls fishes off a pier at Fox Lake. The lake and far shoreline are in the background.
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: 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: A woman playfully spins another woman (probably her daughter) in a yard in front of a house. There is a lake in the background.
Description: "This Friday we are at the Knotty Pine Lodge at N 10351 Howard Drive, 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...
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: Mary Brandel poses on a weathered log, with fields, fence, and buildings in the background.
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: "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...
Description: "The Wharf is located in Fox Lake."
Description: Two generations of the Brandel family pose with golf clubs at the Fox Lake Golf Course.
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: "Recitation Room" at Downer College.
Jim Widmer's 'Spirit of Rural Wisconsin,' Part II
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: "At the Knotty Pine Lodge, Cheryl was our waitress. We also had guest Kay Hren and Mike and She Lovell."
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.
Description: Downer College students working in a laboratory in which a human skeleton, a frog, a bat and stuffed birds are displayed.
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