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Students Conducting Scientific Research

Date: 1900
Description: Downer College students working in a laboratory in which a human skeleton, a frog, a bat and stuffed birds are displayed.
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Henry Mathews

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Description: Portrait of Henry Mathews, 1866-1941, an early African American resident, holding the tools of his trade in front of a painted backdrop. He was a stone mas...
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International 15-30 H.P. Tractor

Date: 1921
Description: International 15-30 H.P tractor running an International 28 x 46 thresher on a rural farm. The tractor was purchased by Oscar Krueger in 1920. The threshe...
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Family Golf Outing

Date: 1936
Description: Two generations of the Brandel family pose with golf clubs at the Fox Lake Golf Course.
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Mail Delivery at the Dock

Date: 1921
Description: A woman and her dog meet the mail carrier in his delivery boat at the end of a pier on the west shore of Fox Lake.
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Downer College

Date: 1890
Description: View of Downer College.
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Building at Fox Lake, Illinois

Date: 1896
Description: A building, probably a residence, at Fox Lake, Illinois.
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Playful Women at Fox Lake

Date: 1922
Description: A woman playfully spins another woman (probably her daughter) in a yard in front of a house. There is a lake in the background.
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Women at the Cottage

Date: 1922
Description: A woman holds a young woman (Mary Brandel?) in her arms in front of their cottage at Fox Lake. Two other people can be seen on the left.
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Mary Brandel Posing on Log

Date: 1924
Description: Mary Brandel posing on a weathered log, with fields, fence, and buildings in the background.
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Taylor Boys in Bathing Suits

Date: 1924
Description: Three Taylor brothers pose in a line wearing bathing suits. Behind them is a cottage and a lake. The shadow of the photographer can be seen on the lawn.
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Mrs. Brandel and Max the Dog

Date: 1925
Description: Mrs. E.W. Brandel sits in a rocking chair on the porch at Fox Lake leaning on the edge of a table. She has a book on her lap and Max the family dog is at h...
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Boy Fishing at Fox Lake

Date: June 1927
Description: A boy in bare feet and overalls fishes off a pier at Fox Lake. The lake and far shoreline are in the background.
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Man at Brandel Family Cottage

Date: April 1934
Description: A shirtless man stands, hands in pockets, behind a white picket fence near the Brandel family cottage. A lake can be seen in the background.
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Hunter near Marsh

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Description: A hunter stands beneath large trees near a marsh holding a rifle.
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Buckhorn Food and Spirits — Exterior

Date: August 15 1997
Description: "The Buckhorn Restaurant is located several miles southeast of Fox Lake on Cty. Tr. A." From left to right; John Bodden, Ralph Widmer, Shirley Widmer, Rudy...
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Buckhorn Food and Spirits — Interior

Date: August 15 1997
Description: "We dine at the Buckhorn Restaurant. A half order of Lake Perch is only $5.00." From left to right; Ralph Widmer, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Rudy Heinecke, Joh...
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The Wharf — Exterior

Date: October 03 2003
Description: "The Wharf is located in Fox Lake."
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The Wharf — Interior

Date: October 03 2003
Description: "Diane was our waitress when we visited The Wharf in Fox Lake." From left to right; Diane, Shirley Widmer, John Bodden, and Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker.
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Knotty Pine Lodge — Exterior

Date: August 06 2004
Description: "This Friday we are at the Knotty Pine Lodge at N 10351 Howard Drive, Fox Lake."

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