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American Elm

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: An elm growing on the property of C.H. Weller, on West Highland Street, towers over the adjacent houses. In 1952, the circumference of the tree's trunk was...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Four children lay on their stomachs and pose underneath a canoe, which is overturned on the ground. They are near Delavan Lake.

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Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The rear view of the Ceylon Building, which was from the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was later purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved...

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Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The gateway to the Ceylon Building's courtyard, from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved to Lake Geneva...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the north front of Wadsworth Hall. A large garden is visible in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 2630, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

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Flower Girls

Date: 1931-05 

Description: Faye Finch, Dorothy Tober and Doris Behling pose out of doors. They are dressed in crepe paper costumes with petalled skirts, leaf bibs and caps with stem...

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Description: Quarter plate ambrotype exterior view of the Charles Minton Baker residence in Lake Geneva. The home was built in 1854. The house and grounds are shown fro...

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View of Black Point

Date: 1928-05 

Description: The main house at Black Point, with its distinctive tower, is seen through the leafless trees from Geneva Lake. The bath house sits at the water's edge. Th...

Date: 1936 

Description: Young Richard Quinney and his new brother Ralph seated on their father's lap in a chair on the farmhouse's porch.

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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the south face of Wadsworth Hall. A flag flies from the pediment. A large lawn with shrubs and trees is in the foreground.

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Rhythm Band

Date: 1931-05 

Description: Members of the rhythm bands from the Woods and Fontana state graded schools pose outdoors holding their instruments. The children in the front row and on t...

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The "Nepenthe"

Date: 1928-07-04 

Description: View from shoreline of the motor launch "Nepenthe," owned by Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, resting at the pier at Black Point on Geneva Lake. The boat is "dressed"...

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior view of the oldest house in Delavan. There are two large trees in the front yard.

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Description: A group of adults and children pose for a portrait at a lakeside setting. Four children are sitting on a bench, and a young girl sits on the ground. In the...

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt, owner of Black Point Estate, poses seated in a green wicker chair on the porch of the main house. Standing behind her is her son, Edward Schm...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Swimmers posing for a portrait in Delavan Lake.

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Elsa Seipp Madlener

Date: 1955 

Description: A handwritten note describes this portrait as: "Aunt Elsa in her summer house "The Lindens" when she was eighty years old." She is wearing a print dress an...

Date: 1936 

Description: Richard Quinney and his new brother Ralph held by their mother on the front porch of the farmhouse.

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