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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...
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: 1900 ca.
Description: A map of Lake Geneva, including the villages of Williams Bay and Fontana, and a portion of the city of Lake Geneva. The Chicago and Northwestern Railway li...
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...
Description: Illegal gambling machines in Kelley's Tavern, in the city of Lake Geneva.
Date: 1923 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of Marjorie and Floyd Quinney.
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: A man sits on a stool while hand milking a Holstein cow in a stall in a red barn. He is wearing work clothes and a hat. A golden cow and a spotted brown co...
Description: Ernst Conrad Schmidt, wearing conventional yachting attire of dark blazer and light colored trousers, poses with trophies won by his boat, the "Senta III."...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: This map shows Black Point estate including buildings and signs, as well as a school and store near the village of Linton, country clubs, roads, Yerkes Obs...
Description: A handwritten note describes this portrait as: "Aunt Elsa in her summer house "The Lindens" when she was eighty years old." She is wearing a print dress an...
Description: Yound Richard Quinney operating a tractor to cultivate corn.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A row of maple trees lines the brick walkway along the main house at Black Point. There are benches on the lawn; Geneva Lake is in the background. A gable...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: The home of Mrs. Otto Young.
Date: 1959 ca.
Description: This map of Lake Geneva has relief shown by contours and water depths shown by isolines. The map includes an index of schools, churches, public services, i...
Date: 1970 ca.
Description: Low flower arrangements decorate a table set for at least 25 people on the screened dining porch at the main house at Black Point Estate. There is a large...
Description: A portrait of Dr. Otto L. Schmidt hangs in the front hall of Black Point. A handwritten caption which accompanies the photograph states: "Portrait above ...
Description: The map shows streets, wells, school land, parks, cemeteries, railroads, and the Delbrook Golf Course. The bottom of the map reads: "January 11, 1962 May 2...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View from shoreline of a steamboat landing on Lake Geneva. A group of women are gathered on the shore.
Date: 1969-11 ca.
Description: The Quinney farm basement with clothes and shoes against the wall.
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a post office.
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