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Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Thordarson library featuring a massive fireplace with two men posing on either side of it. The building is of stone, with arched windo...

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Porch in the Woods

Date: 1921 

Description: The porch of the Hotz cottage at Europe Lake, furnished with a rustic table, chairs and benches; the table has been set for a meal. The cottage and porch a...

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Road in Winter

Date: 1924 

Description: Winter scene with a snow-covered road bordered by stone walls and pillars on Cottage Row Road. Birches and evergreens line the road.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Thordarson library with bookcases and a spectacular chandelier with buffalo horns. The building is of stone, with arched windows.

Date: 1923 

Description: View from the water of the Hotz family cottage, boathouse, and rustic pier on Europe Lake.

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Fish Creek Harbor

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the photographer's son, Ferdinand Leonard (Fedy) sitting on the bluff overlooking Fish Creek Harbor. The old warehouses are seen on the pi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from balcony of the interior of the Chester Thordarson boathouse with several tables, upon which are numerous books.

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Description: Interior view of the Sturgeon Bay Public Library. In the room are reading tables, two carved wood columns, a fireplace, bookshelves, and a nine-drawer card...

Photograph

Thordarson Estate

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-colored view of the Thordarson estate including the boathouse and a stone-paved path with benches.

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Tennis Court

Date: 1912 after

Description: The tennis court at the Hotz Fish Creek compound is surrounded by a low stone wall and tall posts. Outside the wall at the far left corner of the lawn is a...

Date: 1924-02 

Description: A single horse pulls an enclosed sleigh across a frozen Door County harbor. Houses and a church are visible onshore.

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Europe Lake Cottage

Date: 1924 

Description: A stone lined driveway leads to the Hotz family cottage on Europe Lake.

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Description: Interior view of the Sturgeon Bay Public Library. Library opened in 1913 with a gift of $12,500 from Andrew Carnegie. In the room are reading tables, books...

Date: 1906 

Description: Hand-colored postcard view of the Sturgeon Bay ship canal from the bay toward shore. A sailboat is on the left and a lighthouse is on shore near the right...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This map of Dodge County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, property owners and acreage...

Photograph

Ferdinand Hotz

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Ferdinand Hotz poses in Bavarian dress, holding a carved walking stick, on the porch of his cottage on Europe Lake. He wears a felt hat with braid and a la...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: A group poses on the steps leading from the lake path to the porch of the Hotz cottage at Europe Lake. The photographer's daughter, Margaret Hotz, third fr...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Three-quarter view of the Hotz cottage showing a side and the large porch which faced Europe Lake. The stone foundation is visible on the side; the porch h...

Photograph

Field of Flowers

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A car, left, is parked beside a field of blooming daisies. There is an old log cabin in the background.

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Newport House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Clothes hang on the line behind a large wood frame house. The roof is in need of repair. The photographer's wife, Clothilde, holds a dachsund in a car par...

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