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Photograph

Lower Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

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

Date: 1893 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Jefferson, looking north. Crayfish River at left and center, Rock River from upper center to bottom center, joins at left of center; thir...

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...

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: 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: 1884-09 

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

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Richards Octagon house.

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: 1885 

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

Date: 1889 

Description: A family posing in an open carriage pulled by a matched team of horses on the shore of Rock Lake near Lake Mills. A handwritten caption identifies the fami...

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: 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...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1860 ca.

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

Photograph

Kravig/Kravik Girls

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of the Kravig/Kravik daughters, one seated and one standing.

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...

Photograph

Brick Paving

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Paving Watertown's main street with bricks, with almost as many men who are watching as construction workers.

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.

Photograph

Watertown

Date: 1842 

Description: A view across the river of several residences.

Date: 1880 

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

Date: 1899 

Description: A decorated album page featuring a full-length studio portrait of Stuart Fargo, wearing a long gown and sitting on a settee with a bolster pillow at the le...

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