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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: 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: 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.
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: 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: 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.
Description: Two generations of the Brandel family pose with golf clubs at the Fox Lake Golf Course.
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: "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: 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: "The Wharf is located in Fox Lake."
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: 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...
Description: "At the Knotty Pine Lodge, Cheryl was our waitress. We also had guest Kay Hren and Mike and She Lovell."
Description: View of Downer College.
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: 1924 ca.
Description: Mary Brandel poses on a weathered log, with fields, fence, and buildings in the background.
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: Downer College students working in a laboratory in which a human skeleton, a frog, a bat and stuffed birds are displayed.
Jim Widmer's "Spirit of Rural Wisconsin," Part II
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