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Photograph

Empire Mill

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the Empire Mill.

Photograph

Krueger Siblings

Date: 1899-07 

Description: Portrait of six Krueger brothers and sisters.

Photograph

Rockdale Mill

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the Rockdale mill, a grist and sawmill built in 1847 by Thomas and Nathan Van Horn.

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: 1897 

Description: A watercolor painting of an autumn rural scene decorates an album page created by Louise Mears Fargo (1866-1925) to commemorate the birth and early months...

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Octagon House with a horse and carriage posed in the foreground and several people around it and on its porches.

Date: 1880 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Jefferson on the Rock River.

Painting

Watertown

Date: 1841 

Description: View of Watertown.

Date: 1899 

Description: Mary Krueger, seated in a rocking chair, holds twins Jennie and Edgar Krueger on her lap. There is a fur rug on the floor.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: View of main street in Lake Mills. On the left of the image are the Fargo and Ostrander store, Farmer's Cash Store and Drugs, and A.J. Foster Harness Shop....

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...

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: 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...

Photograph

William Krueger

Date: 1899 

Description: Portrait of William Krueger holding a book in his lap and holding a pair of eyeglasses. Behind him, a long pipe rests against a table on which sits a box,...

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...

Drawing

Map of Aztalan

Date: 1837 

Description: Copy of N.F. Hyer's original map of Aztalan as published in the Milwaukee Advertiser, February 25, 1837.

Date: 1899 

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

Map or Atlas

Ft. Atkinson, Wis.

Date: 1893 

Description: This photocopy of a bird’s-eye-view map shows illustrated houses and various buildings. Streets and the Rock River are labeled. An index to points of inter...

Date: 1899 

Description: William Krueger sits between the twins, Edgar and Jennie Krueger. There is a fur rug on the floor.

Date: 1884-09 

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

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