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Circus Hotel

Date: 1926 

Description: This old hotel was known variously as the Park, Brick, or Circus hotel and dates from the 1870s. The large brick structure has a front gable with fancy shi...

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East Troy House

Date: 1925-07 

Description: This substantial wooden hotel in the classical revival style has a large wing in the rear and another on the right. A wrap-around porch unifies the buildin...

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Black Point Estate

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A winter view of the main house at Black Point Estate from the northwest shows the distinctive tower and multiple porches. One of the large chimneys is vis...

Date: 1930 

Description: Floyd Quinney seated on a covered water-chute while cows graze in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down middle of a tree-lined residential street. Power lines run along the curb on both sides of the street. There are wide terraces, sidewalks, and la...

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Black Point Estate

Date: 1972 

Description: A winter view of the main house at Black Point, seen from the rear (south), shows the distinctive tower, chimneys and porches. A small one story addition,...

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: 1916 

Description: An outdoor group portrait of the students of South Heart Prairie School. Identified on the back of the portrait are Eda Papcke, Ella Koestler, Ruth Gutzmer...

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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The "Lorely"

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elsa Seipp Madlener, center, poses with her husband Albert, right, and another man, possibly Ed Daily, the engineer of the steam launch "Lorely." A handwri...

Date: 1969 

Description: A view from near the main house at Black Point Estate shows the brick drive and walk in the foreground. Geneva Lake is seen in the background, framed by a...

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Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Extensive stonework lines the garden path at the Ceylon Building, which is originally from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased...

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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: 1898 ca.

Description: Group of people posed on a large porch at Snug Harbor, including: Helen Sturges holding a tennis racket, Clara Sturges, unidentified person (possibly a vis...

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Four Sisters

Date: 1938-07-30 

Description: The four daughters of Conrad and Catherine Orb Seipp pose for an informal group portrait on the lawn at Black Point. The sisters are, left to right, Clara...

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Catherine Seipp

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Catherine Orb Seipp stands on the lawn at Black Point, near one of the porches of the 1905 "cottage." She is wearing a summer dress with bold bands of dark...

Date: 1928-06-02 

Description: View across street towards a convertible automobile with a fender-mounted spare tire is parked in front of the Lake Geneva Auto Station on the south side o...

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The Gas House

Date: 1929-04-21 

Description: A small, simple wood frame building stands along the brick walkway near the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point. There is lattice trim under the eaves on t...

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Whiting House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the Whiting House with its large harbor and boats.

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The Arthur Kaye

Date: 1898 before

Description: View across water towards men and women in fine clothes posing on the deck of the steamer Arthur Kaye, which is docked at a pier on Geneva Lake. Nam...

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