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Jim Widmer's "Spirit of Rural Wisconsin," Part II
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.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Interior of a student's room at Downer (women's) College. Two banjos rest on the chaise in front of the window.
Date: 1924 ca.
Description: Mary Brandel poses on a weathered log, with fields, fence, and buildings in the background.
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.
Description: View of Downer College.
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: 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...
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: "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: "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...
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: "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: "At the Knotty Pine Lodge, Cheryl was our waitress. We also had guest Kay Hren and Mike and She Lovell."
Description: "Recitation Room" at Downer College.
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.
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: 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...
Description: "This Friday we are at the Knotty Pine Lodge at N 10351 Howard Drive, Fox Lake."
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