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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The summer home of J.J. Mitchell, formally known as Ceylon Court.

Photograph

Fifth Generation

Date: 1949 

Description: Zika Bakieff Petersen, center, poses with her two children, Edward and Catherine, on the lawn at Black Point in late summer. The children were members of t...

Photograph

Honey Creek School

Date: 1932 

Description: An automobile is parked near the entrance to Honey Creek School, District No. 1. The school is a sturdy brick structure with raised basement and hip roof....

Date: 1975-02-02 

Description: Ernst Schmidt, at age 81, sits reading the "Wisconsin Magazine of History" at a table at Black Point. A telephone and lamp with a stained glass shade stand...

Date: 1962 

Description: This blue print map shows 5 zoning districts, as well as lot and block numbers and dimensions, public land, streets, and Mill Pond. The zones are: "Single...

Date: 1936 

Description: Richard Quinney and his new brother Ralph held by their mother on the front porch of the farmhouse.

Photograph

Corn Cultivation

Date: 1947 

Description: Yound Richard Quinney operating a tractor to cultivate corn.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The rear wheel of a bicycle is visible beyond the small front porch of a small, deteriorating one room school. The main portion of the school building is...

Date: 1905-10-07 

Description: Interior view of the Genoa Junction Free Public Library. Reverse of cardboard mounting reads: "Genoa Junction Free Public Library, Genoa Junction, Wisconsi...

Date: 1937 

Description: This cadastral map shows lots, streets, and Pell Lake. The back of the map includes a large advertisement for the Pell Lake Addition summer home lots.

Date: 1926 

Description: William F. Petersen holds his son Conrad in the waters of Geneva Lake off the shore of Black Point. There are sailboats in the background.

Date: 1937 

Description: Young Richard Quinney atop the family's new horse-drawn grain binder in a field.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The home of William Wrigley.

Date: 1900 

Description: This 1900 map of Walworth County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, landownership and acreages, rural residences, cities and v...

Date: 1929-03-19 

Description: The Lake Geneva Yacht Club, originally a residence, sits on the shore of Geneva Lake. A description of the photograph written by Ernst Schmidt reads, "The...

Date: 1916 

Description: Southeastern Wisconsin which lies east of Whitewater and south of Port Washington.

Photograph

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...

Date: 1916-09-08 

Description: Sisters Alma, in dark glasses, and Tessa (Clara Theresa) Schmidt aboard the "Water Witch" at the pier at Black Point. Both women are wearing long white dre...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Front of 8-page foldout brochure. Includes 4 illustrations of machinery, including the Esterly Steel Binder, Canvas Bundle Carrier, Folding Platform or Tru...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The front of the Northwestern Naval and Military Acadamy.

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