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Description: One-room schoolhouse of clapboard with a front door gable roof and a bell tower.

Date: 2008-06 

Description: View looking east of a 1000-year-old Indian intaglio effigy in the shape of a panther. The effigy, which is on the north bank of the Rock River, is filled...


Gust Wendorf

Date: 1901-10-20 

Description: Gust Wendorf standing on a small rock wall. A view of his farm stands behind him.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Van Camp Condensed Milk Factory.

Date: 1941 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on cardboard and shows Native American legends and villages pictorially. Trails are also shown.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Waterloo.


Off to School

Date: 1904 

Description: Dorothy Fargo, ten years old, is holding the hands of her brothers Frank, four years old, and Stuart, seven years old, as they are posing on the sidewalk a...


Bear Effigy Mound

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of bear effigy mound outlined in chalk at Lake Koshkonong.


Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of South Main Street with two women and a man paused outside of Hotel Fort.

Date: 1900 

Description: A map of Jefferson County, Wisconsin, that identifies named hills, other points of interest, and the Lake Mills moraine system in the county and identifies...

Date: 1903 

Description: Stuart Fargo poses while sitting on a large rocking horse in front of a folding screen. He is wearing a top hat and striped shirt.

Date: 1872 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, churches, schools, and cemeteries. The map includes business directories of Watertown, J...

Date: 1926-07-17 

Description: Lawn and foundation planting outside suburban house, including Colorado blue spruce.

Date: 1900-04-29 

Description: View of the Globe Milling Company, built in 1848, and the Lewis Factory on the Rock River. In the distance is a dam, bridge, and barbershop.

Historical Object

Stuart at Bedtime

Date: 1899 

Description: A decorated album page features a photograph of Stuart Fargo at age two years. He is wearing a nightgown and is barefoot. There is a wicker chair on the le...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, partially obscured by a tree. The facade has two domes on each side of the main e...


The Jefferson House

Date: 1962-07-21 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Jefferson House, in business as a hotel since 1837. Several advertisements are posted on the hotel, along with a poster portrait of th...


High School

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The first high school erected in Palmyra, built about 1860.


Hoard's Dairy Farm

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of Hoard's dairy farm with silos, barns, and trees.


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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