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Date: 1935 

Description: Richard Quinney looks out the window of the farmhouse on his first birthday. Next to him on the windowsill sits a cake with one candle.

Date: 1935 

Description: Baby Richard Quinney rides on a full wheelbarrow pushed by his father, Floyd Quinney, across the farmyard.

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Andy Gump Statue

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Andy Gump statue on the grounds of the late Sidney Smith, cartoonist, estate. The statue represents Smith's popular cartoon figure, and at the time of...

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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Folk Dancing

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Three couples of school age children perform a folk dance outdoors in the grass. The boys wear knickers and patterned stockings; the girls are in dresses....

Date: 1932-02-22 

Description: Two students at the Honey Creek School, District No. 1, pose as if dancing a minuet outside of the school building. The boy and girl are dressed in Eightee...

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.

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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Bartholomay House

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: A front view of the "cottage" built on the Black Point Estate in 1905 by Catherine Orb Seipp, the widow of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp who had built their...

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Founder's Oak

Date: 1981 

Description: An enormous, nearly symmetrical spreading bur oak tree towering over a picnic table and a row of conifers. Samuel Faulkner Phoenix, the founder of Delavan,...

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Hay Mowing

Date: 1947 

Description: Young Ralph Quinney driving a horse-drawn hay-mower on his family's farm.

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New Tower Roof

Date: 1973-03 before

Description: A new roof for the tower of the main house at Black Point stands on the lawn in front of the house. The roof, of an ultra-modern design, rests on a short s...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Small steam yacht decorated with pennants on Lake Geneva. A small group is at the front of the yacht. Shoreline with boathouses and dwellings can be seen i...

Date: 1919 

Description: Brigit O'Keefe Quinney, Richard Quinney's great grandmother, sitting next to the family's farmhouse and flowering hollyhocks.

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."

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Ernst Schmidt

Date: 1916-07-03 

Description: Ernst Conrad Schmidt (1893-1977) skips the "Water Witch" off the shore of Geneva Lake near Black Point Estate. There is a larger boat in the background nea...

Date: 2015-08-10 

Description: A young boy in the foreground is standing just outside of a pig pen, and is holding a hose to spray water onto the pigs inside the pen. The pigs are wallow...

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Emil Schwartzer

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Emil Schwartzer, the janitor at Honey Creek School, District No. 1, poses in front of a pick up truck in front of the school building. He is wearing bib ov...

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Shoreline with Pier

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lake Lawn. Several boats are on the water with a man standing on his sailboat next to the dock. Trees run along the shoreline into the distance.

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Rhythm Band

Date: 1932-02-22 

Description: A young girl in a frilly dress holding rhythmn sticks sits front and center among the smiling members of the Honey Creek School Rhythm Band. They are all i...

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