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The Fargo Children

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Five photographs are mounted on an album page which is decorated with a painting of a honeysuckle sprig. In the photograph at top left, Frank, age three, S...

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Fargo Ancestors

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...

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Description: Some towering hand-made genius had fighting words to sell

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Fargo Children at Play

Date: 1903 

Description: A hand-painted nasturtium bud and leaf decorate an album page with five photographs of the children of Frank and Louise Mears Fargo. At top left, Frank Jr....

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Description: Put aside anything so futile

All that fermented time
spent and blackened, much obscured,
is now restored with cheese and wine

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Album Page

Date: 1917 before

Description: An album page, decorated with hand-painted sweet pea flowers, includes six mounted photographic prints. Enoch B. Fargo (1821-1892), is at top left, and his...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several photographs. Includes counselor Miss Tubie, and several of Sue Ann Hackett's friends, all posed in...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying several photographs of Joy Camps activities. Includesa young camper with a hatchet and piece of wood; two ca...

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Description: There are Gothic ways the light comes drifting through a forest
clothes fit, things pad themselves
stone rests on stone and legends long persist,
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Description: If you will tell me, then, the things that you have read
I shall not have heard of them
but I will read them for your sake

There is a meeting...

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Fargo Children at Play

Date: 1899 

Description: An album page decorated with a hand-painted stem of wild geranium flowers features four photographs of Stuart Fargo, age two years, and his sister Dorothy,...

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Description: Star of our Jesus, so extra bright
Make me a country child just for tonight

Bur Grinnerung an die
Jubiläumsfeier der Freien Gemeinde von Sauf...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several scenes from canoe trip. Includes photographs of campers at a campfire with a tent in the background...

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Description: Well-scrubbed proprieties, in no danger
except the possible over-minding of their own manners
or being out-voted by Activists

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying five photographs. On the left is a Snipe setting sail with a camper and Miss Camp aboard. The top middle photogr...

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Aviation Place Card

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Art Deco-style place card with an aviation theme used for a women's luncheon at the Madison College Club.

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Description: Cranberry growing has been and is one of the most profitable and picturesque branches of agriculture in Wisconsin. In the 1860's and 1870's, land previousl...

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Description: If we could look forward? If they could have looked forward?
at what kind of life
along what kind of dotted lines?

At the top of the stairs, t...

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Album Page with Cousins

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: An album page comprises five photographic prints and a watercolor painting of a shooting star (Dodecatheon) flower. The photograph at lower right was taken...

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Beaver Top Hat Edge

Date:  date unknown

Description: The frayed edge of a top hat made from beaver felt, worn by Green Bay resident Morgan L. Martin.

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