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Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Norwegian Octagon church, built in 1852 and torn down about 1891 or 1892.

Photograph

William Krueger

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Outdoor waist-up portrait of William Krueger. Behind him is a vine growing on the side of a building.

Photograph

Willow Basket

Date: 1899-05 

Description: View of William Krueger sitting on a bench next to the house, weaving a willow basket and smoking a pipe. In the background is a pedal grinding/sharpening...

Photograph

Rock River

Date: 1860 

Description: View of the Rock River with a railroad bridge in the foreground.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of the First Methodist Church.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Habheger's Bowling Park at the North Fourth Street bridge.

Photograph

Two Women

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Two women sit in chairs on the lawn in front of a house. They are wearing dark dresses.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the First Methodist Church.

Magazine or Periodical

Jefferson Liberal Institute

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Cover of Billed-Magazin. featuring an engraved view of The Jefferson Liberal Institute.

Historical Object

Album Page with Pussy Willows

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two photographs featuring Louise Mears (Mrs. Frank B.) Fargo holding her son Stuart are mounted on an album page decorated with hand-painted pussy willow t...

Date: 1893 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Jefferson, looking north. Crayfish River at left and center, Rock River from upper center to bottom center, joins at left of center; thir...

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird’s-eye view map. "Looking north east." Indexed for points of interest. Shows homes, businesses, and the Bark and Rock River. Streets running west to ea...

Photograph

Husking Corn

Date: 1899-10 

Description: A view of men and women husking corn in the field behind a farmhouse. Seated from left to right are August Prahl, August Krueger, Sarah Krueger, William K...

Date: 1889 

Description: A family posing in an open carriage pulled by a matched team of horses on the shore of Rock Lake near Lake Mills. A handwritten caption identifies the fami...

Map or Atlas

Map of Aztalan

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: Map of Aztalan drawn by Increase Lapham.

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows landownership, lot and block numbers, wards, cemeteries, and the high school. The map has been removed from Page’s Atlas of Jefferson County...

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Richards' Octagon House with a horse and carriage and various people posed in front of it.

Photograph

Krueger House

Date: 1899 

Description: Sarah Krueger sits with a dog on the porch of Alex Krueger's house.

Date: 1862 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Jefferson.

Historical Object

Christmas Album Page

Date: 1899 

Description: An album page titled Christmas 1899 is decorated with watercolor painted figures. These include a sprig of mistletoe with two berries and the Fargo...

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