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Door County

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Fish Creek from the east. The photographer's first Fish Creek cottage, with a standing seam metal roof, is in the foreground; in the yard...

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Dugout Canoe

Date: 1925 

Description: A Native American dugout canoe rests on the shore of Europe Lake.

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Baileys Harbor

Date: 1915 after

Description: The Baileys Harbor Coast Guard Life Saving Station viewed from between a fishing boat and a pier warehouse. The station's pier extends into the harbor and...

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Log Cabin

Date: 1914 

Description: Log cabin known as the "haunted house" on Rock Island, remodeled by Chester Thordarson. There are three people sitting on the porch.

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Ferdinand Hotz

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Ferdinand Hotz poses in Bavarian dress, holding a carved walking stick, on the porch of his cottage on Europe Lake. He wears a felt hat with braid and a la...

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Dugout Canoe

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Native American dugout canoe rests on the shore of Europe Lake.

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Egg Harbor Road

Date: 1924 

Description: A rustic lattice fence encloses the Hotz family compound on Egg Harbor Road (Highway 42) outside of Fish Creek. There is deep snow on the ground and frost...

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Truck on the Ice

Date: 1925 

Description: Two men stand in the open back of a pickup truck. The truck, equipped with chains on the rear tires, has driven down a wooden ramp onto the ice. There is...

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Seagulls

Date: 1927 

Description: A large flock of seagulls flies over a fishing boat.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A rustic foot bridge over Fish Creek connects Peninsula State Park (foreground) with the village of Fish Creek. The Vits house is at the right end of the b...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of children and adults enjoy a sunny day at the beach. Those identified include Mrs. Ferdinand (Clothilde Schmidt) Hotz, on left with hat and light...

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Man and Dog

Date: 1922 

Description: David Kincaid, caretaker of the Hotz Europe Lake estate, poses with a German shorthaired hunting dog. Europe Lake is in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The photographer's wife, Clothilde, sits, (right) in front of a rock with an unidentified woman, as daughters Alice, standing, and Helen pose on top of the...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Cana Island Lighthouse and keeper's house as seen across the rocky shoreline.

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Stone Tower

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: The stone tower and garage at the Hotz compound. There is also a flag pole and rustic fence. A ladder was used to access the lookout atop the tower, with v...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Baileys Harbor Light as seen from the water. The lighthouse, with a tapered cylindrical stone base, birdcage lantern, and copper dome, was deactivated...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Birch and other trees frame the view of a distant house and barn with poplars behind, lining the road (now Highway 42) at Fish Creek.

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Spring Blossoms

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Fruit trees bloom in the yard of a wood frame farmhouse. Two barrels stand by the front porch.

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View of Fish Creek

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of Fish Creek from Weborg's Point in Peninsula State Park. The Fish Creek dock with barnlike warehouse is in center right. Behind the dock is the two-...

Date: 1927-09-07 

Description: Women employees of Thordarson? in bathing suits on the beach during the First Girls Party to Rock Island.

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