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Farm Scene

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Cows stand in shallow water in a rolling pasture in what is now Peninsula State Park. There is an old log building in the background.

Date: 1912 

Description: View looking west from the Hotz property on Fish Creek Beach. The Thorp bathhouse is on the left, with the Welcker bathhouses beyond. There are houses an...

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Skiers

Date: 1928-01 

Description: Ferdinand Hotz, holding a cigarette, poses on skis. His wife, Clothilde, stands on the left with a long walking stick; daughter Helen (Leni) is on the far...

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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...

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Europe Lake Cottage

Date: 1924 

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

Date: 1915 after

Description: Winter view of the Coast Guard Life Saving Station at Baileys Harbor. Snow has drifted on the shore, where a small boat rests.

Date: 1924-07 

Description: A man stands with a group of nine women posed in front of a small commercial building. A sign in the shape of a tire advertises "Goodyear Service Station."...

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Kincaid

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: David Kincaid sits in a sulky harnessed to a horse in front of an old log building. Lake Michigan provides the backdrop. Kincaid was the caretaker of the...

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Truck on the Ice

Date: 1925 

Description: Two men stand in the open back of a pickup truck. The truck, equipped with chains on the rear tires, has driven down a wooden ramp onto the ice. There is...

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Hen Island

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Hen Island is reflected in the water of Fish Creek Bay in this view from Nelson Point in Peninsula State Park. The homes and businesses of Fish Creek are i...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View of Main Street, Sister Bay, looking downhill. Postcard, mailed and postmarked 1909.

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Cabin in the Woods

Date: 1964-08-22 ca.

Description: A close view of Jack Myers' log cabin on Washington Island. The cabin is surrounded by thick woods.

Date: 1947-07-04 

Description: Group of people standing in the yard in front of the lighthouse. The verso has this annotation:

"'Eagle Light' Lighthouse, Peninsula Park, Fish Creek, Wi...

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Hotz Cottage

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The entrance and gabled front of the main Hotz cottage at Fish Creek, seen after a snowfall. There are rustic branch details under the gables.

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Gordon Cottage

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A boat with an outboard motor is tied to the rustic log pier; a second boat is overturned on an extension of the pier. There is a fish net hanging over the...

Date: 1923 

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A rustic foot bridge over Fish Creek connects Peninsula State Park (foreground) with the village of Fish Creek. The Vits house is at the right end of the b...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Winter view, taken from the frozen Green Bay, of a house south of Fish Creek. There is a windmill in the yard. A boathouse with upper deck and railing stan...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Catholic church and parsonage.

Date: 1924-02 

Description: The caretaker, carrying a lantern, poses on stairs leading up from the log outhouse at the Hotz Europe Lake compound. There is hoar frost on the trees and...

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