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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: An original poem and watercolor paintings of colored maple leaves, all by Louise Mears Fargo, decorate an album page with a photograph of her three childre...
Description: Everybody was wonderfulStars kept rising, pink and goldTrailing threads of breathless musicbarely out of reachHand to hand around the n...
Description: Four trimmed studio portraits of Stuart Fargo are mounted on an album page decorated with a watercolor painting of three pansy flowers. The photographs at...
Description: "I am the man with measuring pole on my shoulder. At the age of 21 years I was sawing log in the woods. Since then I have seen the old time way go and the...
Description: White horses, white fences that money can't buy
Date: date unknown
Description: Men's buckskin moccasins. Puckered toes with purple cloth flaps that are patially decorated with floral pattern in seed beads. Sewn with the spot stich, bl...
Description: A pair of bright pink, leather baby shoes with pale pink ribbons, made in 1851.
Description: A bisque doll of a woman with her face and hands painted black. She is wearing a red plaid dress with two aprons. The doll was made in Germany in 1890-1910...
Description: The buildup of Answers took many yearsOn Saturday the band was stilledand Monday morning they tore it downleaving front and back of another...
Description: For any master line drawn fine enough or spoken welllet us call all professionals to wear the laureland deck the Halls of Fame
Description: An album page featuring five circular portraits of Stuart Fargo. At center is a head and (bare) shoulders portrait of him at age eight months. At the four...
Description: An unhappy majoritysome of whom voted for frivolous reasonsreflected the north/south splitIn their nascent paranoia, they preached their vi...
Date: 1917 before
Description: An album page with mounted copies of six photographic portraits of three generations of the Fargo family. They include Robert Fargo (1766(?)-1849), his son...
Description: Every macho-mind knows exactly whatand where it is — up front, smokinghot, born to circumstance, savagewatchman of the several thousand Rights
Description: I'll show you all the imported gracesand you shall see New Fontainebleau
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: An album page features a collection of family photographs which include head and shoulders studio portraits of Frank B. Fargo and his wife Louise Mears Far...
Description: Hang hope still higher, let it ringSpend every care this dayfor hope itself must decorate the dream
Description: Always looking at the vacancy in that great sea of peopleAll there ever was was a greeting cardand that one a mirage
Description: A child could count in rounded numbersthe Christmas chance of pudding from the sky
Description: As a sporting proposition of gaiety infused with taxesno modern culture could survivewithout a touch of France
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