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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view looking north on Church Street. The steeple partially hidden by the trees is St. Bernard's Catholic Church.

Photograph

Palmyra Spring

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Palmyra Spring, called variously "Blue Spring" and "Aurelian Spring".

Photograph

Cement Highway

Date: 1923-07 

Description: State Highway 19 in Jefferson County taken by the Portland Cement Company, probably to represent the modern concrete highway.

Photograph

Kindergarten

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: View of the building which housed the first kindergarten in Wisconsin, opened by Mrs. Carl Schurz in 1856.

Photograph

Selma Krueger

Date: 1900-06 

Description: Selma Krueger sits in a rocker on the porch, holding a doll. Beside her is a buggy filled with dolls and other toys.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fountain at Black Hawk Club House, Lake Koshkonong.

Photograph

Scene on Rock River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the west bank of the Rock River from a bridge. The view includes the manufacturing plants of Jefferson Woolen Mills, incorporated April 2, 1856.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the exterior of the Copeland Ryder Shoe Company, established in 1868. The three-story brick building is bordered by trees, a sidewalk, and a road a...

Photograph

Lake Mills Garage

Date: 1981-05 

Description: Garage, Madison Street, from Merchants Alley.

Photograph

View of Rock River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Rock River featuring a shoreline across the river with several buildings (possibly industrial plants), two towers, and many trees.

Historical Object

Stuart's Valentine

Date: 1901 

Description: A commercially printed Valentine's Day card and two photographs are mounted on an album page decorated with hand-painted daisies. The card, labeled "The Fi...

Photograph

Soldier's Monument

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Soldier's Monument, erected in 1898 at Evergreen Cemetery, sponsored by the Grand Army of the Republic. The monument, featuring a soldier and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The G. Thompson family poses in front of their wooden house. One woman sits at a sewing machine working on a quilt while another works at a knitting machi...

Historical Object

Album Page with Pussy Willows

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two photographs featuring Louise Mears (Mrs. Frank B.) Fargo holding her son Stuart are mounted on an album page decorated with hand-painted pussy willow t...

Date: 1948-03-05 

Description: Harold E. Stassen (left), in Fort Atkinson, visiting with left to right: W.D. Hoard, publisher; Jefferson County Sheriff R.J. Gibson; James LeChance, Palmy...

Photograph

Picnic in the Park

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: Group of people picnicking together at a picnic table in a park. Plastic silverware, paper cups and plates, and a box of potato chips sit on top of the tab...

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Description: Letterhead of Jones Dairy Farm Sausage of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, with the letterhead text superimposed on a farmhouse scene with trees in the foreground...

Photograph

Gas Station

Date: 1931-08-15 

Description: An automobile with a trailer in tow is parked at a Cities Service gas station. The trailer is carrying the racing yacht "Black Point III" to Neenah, Wiscon...

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

Octagon House

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Interior view of the parlor of Richards' Octagon House.

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