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Albert Madlener

Date: 1916-08 

Description: Albert Fridolin Madlener (1868-1947) poses on the small sailboat "Water Witch" at the pier at Black Point. He is wearing a cap, summer slacks, a long-sleev...

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Place Card

Date: 1944 

Description: Printed place card created for the fiftieth wedding anniversary celebration of Clara Seipp and Henry Bartholomay Jr. which features head and shoulders phot...

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Doll House

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A close-up view of the kitchen of an antique doll house at Black Point Estate shows partial exterior walls of fretwork and columns decorated with draperies...

Date: 1910 

Description: A view of the facade of White Memorial Library and the Birge Fountain. Construction of the neo-classical style library was funded by Mary Flavia White. T...

Date: 1953-10 ca.

Description: A car sits on the drive at Black Point near the distinctive tower at the northwest corner of the house. The trees have lost their leaves.

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Bird Feeder

Date: 1932 

Description: Identified as "A lunch counter for birds", a platform feeder has been mounted on a fence post behind Gardners Prairie School, District No. 7, Town of Sprin...

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Masonic Temple

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of the neoclassical structure. Four columns support the two-story porch. A semi-circular opening appears in the pediment, a...

Postcard

Lake Geneva Bay

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Lake Geneva Bay with assorted homes and hotels, and boats docked at long piers.

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Episcopal Church

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: A view of the facade of an Episcopal church, partially obscured by trees. A house stands to the building's right.

Date: 1935-01-01 

Description: This 1935 map of Walworth County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, highways and roads, railroads, school...

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Pier at Black Point

Date: 1939-07-02 

Description: The launch "Penguin" is moored at the pier at Black Point; the United States flag is lifted by the breeze. A brick walkway leads to the pier.

Postcard

Masonic Temple

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Masonic Temple.

Date: 1922 

Description: Young Edward Petersen (1921-2013) poses sitting in a wicker highchair on the porch at Black Point. He is the son of William F. and Alma Schmidt Petersen an...

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Boathouse in Winter

Date: 1924-01-25 

Description: A small wood frame boathouse with a large front porch stands at the snow covered shore of frozen Geneva Lake at Black Point. Evergreens and bare deciduous...

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Toy Sailboat

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Edward Schmidt Petersen sails a toy boat in the shallow waters near the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point. There is a chair and another child in the fore...

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Alma Schmidt

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt poses seated outdoors wearing a light summer dress. Her face is in profile.

Date: 1912 

Description: Jesse C. Brabazon of Delavan, Wisconsin in a 1911 Wright Model B, the first Wright plane designed to carry a passenger and a pilot. Previously, the passeng...

Date: 1967 

Description: Walworth Fairest of the Fair, Governor Knowles and the Wisconsin Honey Queen all holding a bottle of honey at the Walworth County Fair.

Date: 1942 

Description: A grandfather clock stands to the left of the stairway in the front hall of Black Point. There is a paneled door in the background and a settee on the righ...

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Wedding Guests

Date: 1912-08-27 

Description: A well-dressed couple stand in the back of an chauffeur-driven open automobile on the drive at Black Point Estate. The woman, who is wearing a very tall ha...

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