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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A winter view of the front of the Fargo house on Mulberry Street. It is a two and one-half story cream brick Second Empire Style house with mansard roof. T...

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.

Photograph

Boys with Their Dog

Date: 1905 

Description: Stuart, left, and Frank Fargo posing with their dog, Mark, in front of a folding screen. There is a calendar on the screen behind them.

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Lorenzo Dow Fargo Library.

Photograph

Lake Mills

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: An aerial view of Lake Mills.

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: 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

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

Methodist Church

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Lake Mills Methodist Church.

Historical Object

Christmas Album Page

Date: 1899 

Description: An album page titled Christmas 1899 is decorated with watercolor painted figures. These include a sprig of mistletoe with two berries and the Fargo...

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...

Date: 1949 

Description: The Public Library in 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...

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...

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

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: 1949-04-27 

Description: Aerial photograph of 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...

Historical Object

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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