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Photograph

Aunt Nellie

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Group portrait, with Stuart, center, and Frank B. Fargo Jr. posing with their "Aunt Nellie," Helen Farnsworth Mears. The boys are wearing jackets and neckt...

Photograph

Aunt Nellie

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Helen Farnsworth Mears posing with her nephews Stuart Fargo, center, and Frank Fargo Jr. They are reading a book together. Mears is weari...

Photograph

Mother's Room

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A highboy dresser, left, and its lowboy counterpart flank the large bay window in Louise Mears Fargo's bedroom. There is an electic wall sconce on either s...

Photograph

Frank B. Fargo

Date: 1914-12 

Description: A seated head and shoulders studio portrait of Lake Mills businessman Frank B. Fargo at age 68. He is wearing a suit with vest and necktie with stickpin. T...

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 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...

Historical Object

Album Page with Violets

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: An album page decorated with hand-painted yellow violets features interior and exterior photographic views of the Frank B. Fargo house. At top left, a phot...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of the side and front of the Second Empire style, two and one-half story cream brick house on Mulberry Street. There is an onion domed tower on the...

Date: 1904 

Description: Dorothy Fargo is holding a flower in her right hand and is resting her left hand on her brother's shoulder as they pose outdoors for a three-quarter length...

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...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Stuart Fargo, left and his younger brother Frank Fargo Jr. pose for a three-quarter length portrait outdoors. Both men are wearing suits, and ties with lap...

Photograph

Brothers

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Brothers Stuart, left, 15 years old, and Frank Fargo, 12, posing in front of the front porch of the family home. There is a large potted agave on the porch...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from street of Fargo house on Mulberry Street. A hammock and chair are on the open front porch. Foliage obscures the top of the tower on the left, but...

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...

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: 1910 ca.

Description: A corner view of the Frank B. Fargo house is centered on the onion-domed polygonal tower. The open, wrap-around two-story porch features paired columns, ba...

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...

Photograph

Playing Tennis

Date: 1912 

Description: Dorothy Fargo, holding racquet, and her brother Stuart, are posing with an unidentified woman and two girls in front of a tennis net. The handwritten capti...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A seated, full-length portrait in profile of Elizabeth Farnsworth Mears (1830-1907), early Wisconsin poet and author whose work was published under the pen...

Date: 1910 before

Description: View of the west side of Main Street. Stores pictured (right to left): Kypke's Dry Goods store, Heimstreet's Drugstore, and a saloon.

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