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Photograph

Fowler House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Captain Samuel Fowler house with a couple posed outside.

Date: 1898 

Description: A hydrographic map of Lake Geneva that includes 15 cross sections of the depths at various points as well as a line running the length of the lake from Gen...

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Z. Short who settled in 1842.

Postcard

Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Ceylon Building from the water, from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was later purchased by J.J. Mitchell and converted to a private...

Photograph

Lake Geneva Pier

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Pier at Lake Geneva at Montague's and Porter's resort, later W.F. Furbecks, at the site of Fontana Park or Buena Vista Park.

Map or Atlas

Geneva Wisconsin

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of Geneva shows lots and acreages, reserved land, and public squares. Streets and Lake Geneva are labeled. The map includes manuscript annotations...

Photograph

James Sanford Home

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Young man and two women in a horse-drawn wagon in front of the fenced yard of the James Sanford home. There is a small patch of snow on the ground in front...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: This pictorial bird's-eye-view map shows buildings, streets, and railroads. Included are illustrations and an index to points of interest. The bottom of th...

Photograph

Buena Vista House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from road of the Buena Vista House. There is a utility pole in front with many wires attached. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R....

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Ceylon Building and its pier as seen from Lake Geneva. Originally built for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the building was later purchas...

Date: 1872 after

Description: A view of the facade and side of the First Methodist Church. All visible windows are made of stained glass and the highly ornate steeple is partially obsc...

Date: 1873 

Description: View of a farm house, with fences around it, a cowboy on horseback overseeing cattle, and a horse-drawn carriage on the street in front of the estate. Re...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group of female students posing with Indian clubs in a gymnasium at the State School for the Deaf.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Herman Amberg Preus, his wife Caroline Keyser Preus, and their family, are in the yard playing croquet. One woman sits with a closed parasol in her hand an...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Herman Amberg Preus, his wife Caroline Keyser Preus and their visitors are seated in a large semicircle with baby in carriage in center; frame house with c...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the main building of the State School for the Deaf.

Date: 1858 

Description: This map is hand-colored and mounted on cloth and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, landownership, streets, railroads, selected buildings, fair g...

Date: 1873 

Description: View of a farmstead with multiple pine trees. A road is in foreground with a carriage driven by two horses, and a man in the carriage. A dog runs in fron...

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraved view of the home of Francis Dillon. A woman rides on the road in front of the home in a horse-drawn carriage. A woman stands on the porch of the h...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This 19th century manuscript map shows the roads and proposed routes, villages, and lakes and streams in Walworth County, Wisconsin.

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