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Date: 1884-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Fort Atkinson including Barrie, Germany, and North Water Streets.

Date: 1899-05 

Description: View of William Krueger's house across the road from the Krueger farm.


William Krueger

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Outdoor waist-up portrait of William Krueger. Behind him is a vine growing on the side of a building.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A hand-colored Map of Jefferson County, Wisconsin, shows township and section divisions, towns, villages and post offices, rural residents, railroads, road...

Date: 1836 

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of the survey of the (Township No. 8, Range No. 16 East of the 4 Meridian) Town of Ixonia, Jefferson County, Wisconsin incl...

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...


Lower Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of lower Main Street lined with electric power lines and storefronts.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This manuscript map shows the surveyed areas of the Town of Aztalan, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Acreage of the surveyed parcels is given and lakes and st...

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Watertown with indexed points of interest.

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows landownership, lot and block numbers, wards, cemeteries, and the high school. The map has been removed from Page’s Atlas of Jefferson County...


Stuart in the Tub

Date: 1899-03 

Description: Sunlight through a window highlights the head and shoulders of Stuart Fargo, age 18 months, in a sitz bathtub in the bathroom of the family home. There is...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, buildings, some land ownership, wards, waterways, streets, railroads, brick yards, and cemeteries. It includes an ind...

Date: 1884-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Fort Atkinson including South Water and Milwaukee Streets.

Date: 1870 

Description: Although the first European settlement in Jefferson was in 1836, the Village of Jefferson was first incorporated as a city in 1878. Made eight years earlie...

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...

Map or Atlas

Map of Aztalan

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: Map of Aztalan drawn by Increase Lapham.

Date: 1850-06-28 

Description: Letter from Increase Lapham to his wife, Ann Maria Alcott, in Milwaukee. Lapham was at Aztalan and wrote to Anna regarding the geology of the region. He in...

Date: 1899-05 

Description: View of Hattie Braemer, Florentina Krueger, and Sarah Krueger on a horse-drawn buggy, ready to go to the circus.

Date: 1878 

Description: Engraving of Ocatagon House, the residence of Mrs. Eliza Richards. Several trees dot the landscape and other buildings can be seen in the distance at right...


Willow Basket

Date: 1899-05 

Description: View of William Krueger sitting on a bench next to the house, weaving a willow basket and smoking a pipe. In the background is a pedal grinding/sharpening...

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