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Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Richards' Octagon House with a horse and carriage and various people posed in front of it.

Date: 1870 

Description: BirdÂ’s-eye view map. "Looking north east." Indexed for points of interest. Shows homes, businesses, and the Bark and Rock River. Streets running west to ea...

Photograph

Lindon House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Lindon House with two women standing on the front balcony.

Photograph

Empire Mill

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the Empire Mill.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View of The Van Alstine Exchange, an early hotel in Watertown.

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...

Photograph

Two Women

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Two women sit in chairs on the lawn in front of a house. They are wearing dark dresses.

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...

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...

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: 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: 1885 

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

Drawing

Rock Lake

Date: 1890 

Description: A sketch of Rock Lake, or Tyranena Lake.

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...

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...

Painting

Watertown

Date: 1841 

Description: View of Watertown.

Photograph

Rock River

Date: 1860 

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

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Habheger's Bowling Park at the North Fourth Street bridge.

Date: 1899 

Description: Sarah Krueger Bhend feeds kittens in front of a farm building.

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Richards octagon house.

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