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Date: 1954-08-01 

Description: Ernst C. Schmidt and Mary Helen Anderson stand on a pier and pose next to the Black Point launch "Nepenthe."

Date: 1929-03-19 

Description: The Lake Geneva Yacht Club, originally a residence, sits on the shore of Geneva Lake. A description of the photograph written by Ernst Schmidt reads, "The...

Photograph

Quinney Family

Date: 1941 

Description: Bridget, Floyd, Katherine (Kate), Earl (Richard) and Ralph Quinney with visiting friends in front of their family's farmhouse.

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Floyd Quinney

Date:  date unknown

Description: Floyd Quinney, Richard Quinney's father, feeding cows and chickens in a field on his family's farm.

Photograph

Camels Near Farm

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View across road of six camels walking and grazing along the side of a country road near Holloway Farm. They may have been circus animals going from one to...

Date: 1973 before

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, left, poses with her sister, Clara Theresa (Tessa) Schmidt Reese, and brother-in-law Dr. Hans Reese on the shrub-bordered brick driv...

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Emma Schmidt

Date: 1938-05-08 

Description: View across water towards Emma Seipp Schmidt walking along the shore path at the estate of Albert Madlener on Geneva Lake. There is stone riprap supporting...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: The Petersen brothers, from far left William Otto, Conrad Schmidt, and Edward William, with an unidentified boy (probably a cousin) pose in front of a smal...

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Description: Family portrait taken in the yard of the Reynolds' farm with a Model T-Ford in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the main building, with a lightpost in the foreground. A sign on the building reads, "Wisconsin Institution for the Deaf & Dumb."

Date: 1927-01 

Description: Two-story wood frame house sitting on a small rise on the shore of Geneva Lake. There are hoods over the windows and a single-story front porch with simple...

Photograph

Ice Bicycle

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A bicycle which has been modified for travel on ice stands on frozen Geneva Lake. The front wheel of the bicycle has been replaced by a ski; the rear wheel...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of a steamboat landing in front of the Whiting House.

Photograph

Tom Amlie's Home

Date:  

Description: Robert Bloch, Harold Gauer, Tom Amilie, and two unknown men at Amlie's home. Taken to illustrate campaign brochure of Amlie talking to "farmer types."

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Sailing the "Senta"

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across water of Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, second from right, sitting at the helm of the "Senta," with a crew of four. Dr. Schmidt was married to Emma Seipp...

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High Jump

Date: 1932 

Description: A boy is caught mid-air in his approach to the high jump. Many other children and adults watch. One man identifiable by the "W" on his sweater is a student...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is gathered in a yard playing croquet. Nearby a child sits on a rocking horse and holds onto a small wagon. Behind that are some women and another...

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The Loreley

Date: 1888 

Description: A view of the east side of the newly built Loreley, the summer home of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. The large, two and one half story, wood frame Queen Ann...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Dr. William F. Petersen, with his son Edward, poses next to a dragon that he created for his sons at Black Point Estate.

Date: 1926 

Description: William F. Petersen holds his son Conrad in the waters of Geneva Lake off the shore of Black Point. There are sailboats in the background.

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