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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: 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...

Photograph

Downer College

Date: 1890 

Description: View of Downer College.

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: 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: 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.

Date: 1891 

Description: "Recitation Room" at Downer College.

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.

Date: 2004-08-06 

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

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.

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

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

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: 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: 1900 

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

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: 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...

Photograph

Family Golf Outing

Date: 1936 

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

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...

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...

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