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Octagon House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior of octagon house.

Date: 2008-03-14 

Description: "Nick was our waiter at the American Legion in Horicon." From left to right; Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Carl Bernhard, Nick, and Shirley Widmer. An album of th...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of Horicon High School.

Date: 2008-03-14 

Description: "This is the American Legion Post #157 at 732 South Hubbard Street in Horicon." The signboard boldly advertises their Friday fish fry.

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

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

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Description: Letterhead of the Van Brunt & Davis Company of Horicon, Wisconsin, manufacturers of agricultural implements, including the Monitor Forge-Feed Seeder and Gr...

Date: 2006-02-17 

Description: "This restaurant at 315 Washington Street in Horicon has had many different owners through the years. The latest owners call their place Barduccio's."

Date: 2006-02-17 

Description: "Unfortunately, Barduccio's were not serving fish fry at noon so we had omelet instead. Korin was our waitress."

Date: 1997-11-21 

Description: "Ruth Emery waits on us at the Marshland Cafe. Perch dinners for senior citizens are $7.15." From left to right; Shirley Widmer, Rudy Heinecke, Ralph Widme...

Date: 1892 

Description: This bird's eye view map is oriented looking north-east and includes index of points of interest and businesses. The map is a photocopy.

Photograph

Fred Clausen

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Description: Campaign photograph of Clausen in his office at his implement factory.

Date: 1962-05-05 

Description: The John Deere farm machinery manufacturing plant. "Bascule" passage between buildings which is raised to let freight cars pass on railroad tracks.

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Description: Image of Clausen for his campaign booklet. It was titled: "Clausen Looks Ahead" or "Clausen Looks to the Future." Gauer noted that it had to be retaken bec...

Date: 1997-11-21 

Description: "The day before deer hunting begins, we visit the Marshland Cafe in Horicon, Wisconsin." From left to right; Rudy Heinecke, Ralph Widmer, and Shirley Widme...

Postcard

Horicon Depot

Date: 1915 

Description: A C.M. & St. Paul train at the depot.

Photograph

John Deere Parade

Date: 1992 

Description: A John Deere company commercial being shot on the streets of Horicon, Wisconsin. The parade celebrated the 2,000,000 lawn and grounds care products to com...

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Description: The major players in the Clausen campaign posed outdoors at his home. Harold Gauer is on the far left.

Postcard

Main Street

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Description: Colorized view of Main Street, East in downtown.

Photograph

Geese

Date: 1972 

Description: View of Canadian geese on the ground and in flight in Horicon Marsh.

Postcard

Van Brunt Plant

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Van Brunt plant. The Van Brunt Manufacturing Company began in 1860 when brothers George and Daniel Van Brunt patented a design for a combinatio...

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