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Date: 1901-07-28 

Description: View of Pawnee Bill's Circus Parade.

Photograph

Carton House Hotel

Date:  

Description: Exterior of Carton House Hotel at corner of First and Market Streets. A man stands on the sidewalk in front of the hotel.

Photograph

Empire Mill

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Close-up view of the Empire Mill.

Photograph

Rock River

Date: 1860 

Description: View of the Rock River with a railroad bridge in the foreground.

Photograph

Bathroom

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A wicker rocker and bentwood side chair flank the bathtub in a bathroom of the Frank Brown Fargo house. There is a hot water heater above the tub in the co...

Date: 1922-06-20 

Description: Photographic postcard along the wooded shoreline of Lake Ripley.

Photograph

Mound Marker

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the panther itaglio effigy mound marker, located on Highway 106 West. The text on the marker reads, "Panther Intaglio Effigy; Panther Type, Length...

Photograph

Boating

Date: 1911 

Description: Frank B. Fargo, standing on the shore and posing in front of the small launch "Ruth" on Rock Lake. An unidentified man, possibly Charles Millard, is standi...

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: The Jefferson Prairie Marker, a monument marking the settlement of Jefferson Prairie in 1838. The text on the marker reads: Ole Knutson Nattestad, first No...

Postcard

Main Street West

Date: 1913 

Description: Colorized postcard of Main Street West. The street is unpaved and covered with ruts. Sidewalks line both sides and pedestrians can be see walking between t...

Date: 1899 

Description: View of August, Alex, and Mrs. Alex (Florentina) Krueger working with the binder in a field.

Date: 1863 after

Description: A view of the gymnasium at Northwestern College. A staircase leads up the terraced hill to the brick building.

Date: 1901 

Description: View from shoreline of a man standing in a boat, dipping for carp on the Crawfish River. Behind him dip nets are set up on scaffolds in the river. There ar...

Date: 1971-03-22 

Description: Students and teachers lined up outside Historymobile II, probably parked at Jefferson Sr. High School. The featured exhibit was People and Pollution. 4th a...

Historical Object

Fargo Children at Play

Date: 1899 

Description: An album page decorated with a hand-painted stem of wild geranium flowers features four photographs of Stuart Fargo, age two years, and his sister Dorothy,...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: An advertising card includes a photograph of a man in an open carriage holding the reins of a team of Holstein-Friesian cattle. Two well-dressed men are si...

Photograph

Ladies at Tea

Date: 1925 

Description: Group of ladies at an outdoor tea during "homecoming." Behind the woman on the left is a large spinning wheel. An American Flag is standing on the lawn in...

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

View of Rock River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a dam on Rock River. Commercial buildings are visible in the background.

Date: 1902 

Description: Portrait of Mrs. Henry Scholz draped with black fabric, surrounded by several floral arrangements. The portrait is propped up on a staircase covered in a b...

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