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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....

Photograph

Lake Mills

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: An aerial view of Lake Mills.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Formal portrait of the Lake Mills Fire Company preparing for a race in which volunteer companies in harness pulled their fire hose carts. Ralph Engsberg,...

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Lake Mills Methodist Church.

Photograph

Faville Homestead

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The Faville home, built about 1850 on 120 acres bought from the government in 1844. As late as 1922 the home was still in the Faville family. The additions...

Drawing

Rock Lake

Date: 1890 

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

Date: 1949 

Description: The Public Library in Lake Mills.

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of the Fargo Public Library in Lake Mills. Reverse of cardboard backing reads: "1902, $8000 - Cost, G.B. Ferry, Milwaukee, arch." The library...

Postcard

Moravian Church

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A Moravian Church in Lake Mills

Date: 1910 

Description: Photomontage of two largemouth bass hanging from the side of a building with curious on-lookers observing the scene. The building is a dry goods store owne...

Photograph

Faville Homestead

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The Faville home, built about 1850 on 120 acres bought from the government in 1844. As late as 1922 the home was still in the Faville family. The additions...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire hose cart racing team hitched to a fire hose cart and crouching in set position as if to begin a race. The men were probably firefighters.

Photograph

Carnival Tent

Date: 1908-06 

Description: Crowd near the front of a side show tent with large banners.

Date: 1949-04-27 

Description: Aerial photograph of Lake Mills.

Photograph

Lake Mills Garage

Date: 1981-05 

Description: Garage, Madison Street, from Merchants Alley.

Date: 1949 

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

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Date: 1981-05 

Description: Municipal structures, West Lake Street at City Alley.

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Description: Exterior view of the Fargo Public Library in Lake Mills. Visible above the main entrance are the words: "Public Library." Reverse of cardboard backing read...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Lorenzo Dow Fargo Library.

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