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Postcard

Mulberry Street

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Mulberry Steet in Lake Mills.

Drawing

Rock Lake

Date: 1890 

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

Historical Object

The Fargo Children at Play

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Five photographs mounted on an album page showing the Fargo children at play. At top left, in a posed studio portrait, Dorothy Fargo, sitting at left, "tea...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: View of main street in Lake Mills. On the left of the image are the Fargo and Ostrander store, Farmer's Cash Store and Drugs, and A.J. Foster Harness Shop....

Date: 1901-08 

Description: A photograph of Louise Mears Fargo and her children is mounted on an album page decorated with a hand-painted wild rose. In the photograph, Louise, wearing...

Date: 1949 

Description: The Public Library in Lake Mills.

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...

Photograph

Stuart with Rabbit

Date: 1910 

Description: Thirteen-year-old Stuart Fargo posing on the front porch of his home holding a wild bunny. He is sitting on a bent willow chair; two other chairs are in th...

Historical Object

Stuart Fargo

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Hand-painted iris flowers decorate an album page featuring four photographs of Stuart Fargo. In the top two photographs, Stuart is "nearly 5." At left, he...

Photograph

Toy Barn

Date: 1905 

Description: The three Fargo children, from left, Stuart, Frank Jr. and Dorothy are posing with a toy barn made of wooden boxes. Dorothy is reading a magazine. There is...

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...

Date: 1899-09-04 

Description: A head and shoulders photographic portrait of Stuart Fargo is mounted to a hand-painted album page. The watercolor painting is of four stems of blue cornfl...

Historical Object

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...

Historical Object

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...

Photograph

Garage

Date: 1917-08 

Description: Vines grow on the walls of a small wood frame building with double doors on the gable end. A sloped concrete slab leads to the doors. A handwritten caption...

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...

Date: 1909 

Description: Men with horses and wagons gathered outside the Faville Grove Farmers' Co-Operative Cheese Factory. A poster advertising the State Fair is pasted to the wa...

Date: 1903 

Description: Stuart Fargo poses while sitting on a large rocking horse in front of a folding screen. He is wearing a top hat and striped shirt.

Date: 1949 

Description: Exterior view of the Public Library in Lake Mills.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The Lorenzo Dow Fargo Public Library building is partially obscured by trees in this photographic postcard. The stone, Gothic revival building has a centra...

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