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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...

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Lake Mills Methodist Church.

Photograph

Boating

Date: 1911 

Description: Frank B. Fargo, standing on the shore and posing in front of the small launch "Ruth" on Rock Lake. An unidentified man, possibly Charles Millard, is standi...

Postcard

Moravian Church

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A Moravian Church in Lake Mills

Date: 1911-08-03 

Description: Frank B. Fargo of Lake Mills, far right, posing, sitting on a board, with three other well-dressed men at the Holstein Friesian Association Picnic. The oth...

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Postcard

Mulberry Street

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Mulberry Steet in Lake Mills.

Historical Object

Stuart Mears Fargo

Date: 1898-03-08 

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...

Photograph

Three Sisters

Date: 1903 

Description: An informal head and shoulders portrait of Helen Farnsworth Mears (1872-1916), left, and her sisters Louise Morilla Mears Fargo (1866-1925), center, and Ma...

Date: 1949-04-27 

Description: Aerial photograph of Lake Mills.

Date: 1914 

Description: Louise Mears Fargo (1866-1925) posing for a profile, three-quarter length standing portrait beside the front porch of the family home on Mulberry Street. S...

Drawing

Rock Lake

Date: 1890 

Description: A sketch of Rock Lake, or Tyranena Lake.

Historical Object

Stuart and Dorothy

Date: 1899 

Description: Hand-painted poppies adorn an album page which features a photograph of Stuart, left, and Dorothy Fargo. In the photograph, Stuart is naked and has placed...

Photograph

The New Year

Date: 1903 

Description: A six-year-old Stuart Fargo is posing for a full length portrait dressed as the "New Year" while standing in front of a folding screen. He is wearing a top...

Photograph

Kitten

Date: 1905-12 

Description: A kitten enjoying the sunlight while sitting on a piece of fabric on a table near a window. There is a pincushion on the table, a lace curtain in the windo...

Historical Object

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,...

Photograph

Parade Float

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Two unidentified boys pose in a horse-drawn carriage with a banner above it which reads: "Fargo Bros." The open carriage has an umbrella top and is decorat...

Historical Object

Stuart at Bedtime

Date: 1899 

Description: A decorated album page features a photograph of Stuart Fargo at age two years. He is wearing a nightgown and is barefoot. There is a wicker chair on the le...

Photograph

Firemen's Parade

Date: 1908-06 

Description: The Lake Mills band and fire company lead the parade during a fire company competition in their home town.

Photograph

Louise Mears Fargo

Date: 1914 

Description: Helen Mears Fargo (1866-1925) posing while standing in a three-quarter length portrait in front of the porch of the Fargo family home on Mulberry Street. S...

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