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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...

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: 2003-10-03 

Description: "The Wharf is located in Fox Lake."

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...

Photograph

Downer College

Date: 1890 

Description: View of Downer College.

Date: 1921 

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.

Photograph

Family Golf Outing

Date: 1936 

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

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: 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: 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...

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: 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...

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: 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: 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: 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...

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

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

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: 1924 ca.

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

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