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Photograph

Uihlein's Point

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across water towards Frank Greene standing on a boulder seawall at Uihlein's Point on Geneva Lake. In the background on the left is a pier with a cove...

Photograph

Schulist Family

Date: 1905 

Description: Ten members of the Martin Schulist family standing in front of their frame home.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

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...

Date: 1969-11 ca.

Description: The Quinney farm basement with clothes and shoes against the wall.

Date: 1976-05-01 

Description: A bride walks down the aisle in the United Church of Christ/Congregational Church in Delavan. An usher stands to the right in the background. A painting of...

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Marjorie Quinney looking towards the Quinney family farmhouse from a distant field.

Date: 1873 

Description: Reverend H.A. Preus and his family pose seated outdoors in front of the Spring Prairie parsonage.

Photograph

Holloway Family

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of James and Mary Bray Holloway and their children, Lizzie and Will.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Richard Quinney's mother, Alice Marie Holloway, as a girl.

Photograph

Defending the Igloo

Date: 1932 

Description: Winter scene with boys in winter coats and hats aiming toy stick guns while posing on an igloo and fort they have built from snow. A church building forms...

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...

Drawing

Milking Time

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A man sits on a stool while hand milking a Holstein cow in a stall in a red barn. He is wearing work clothes and a hat. A golden cow and a spotted brown co...

Date:  

Description: Exterior view from road of the White Memorial Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. Above the main...

Photograph

Hay Mowing

Date: 1947 

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

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Description: Portrait of a young Kenneth Lewis Moffat Pray (1882-1948. Kenneth was born September 27, 1882,in Whitewater, WI,the son of Theron B. Pray (1849-1920), a te...

Photograph

Sailing the "Senta"

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, far left, is helmsman for the "Senta," sailing with a crew of three on Geneva Lake. Dr. Schmidt was the husband of Emma Seipp Schmidt,...

Photograph

Kitten Ball

Date: 1932 

Description: A girl poses with a bat as a second girl holds a ball. Two young men in sweaters, identified as students from Whitewater Teachers College (now the Universi...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Swimmers posing for a portrait in Delavan Lake.

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