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Postcard

Mill Pond Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of a pond, a stream, and a lake, with a road dividing the pond and stream from the lake. Industrial buildings and a smoke stack are visible in the ba...

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: 1954 

Description: View of a sign to the cemetery that says, "Old Settler's Cemetery 1837-1875, Burial Place of Samuel * Henry Phoenix, Founders of Delavan 1836." The cemete...

Date: 1928-06-02 

Description: View across street towards a convertible automobile with a fender-mounted spare tire parked in front of the Lake Geneva Auto Station on the south side of t...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the main building, with a lightpost in the foreground. A sign on the building reads, "Wisconsin Institution for the Deaf & Dumb."

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Full-size inside spread of foldout brochure. Features an illustration of the Esterly Steel Binder. Includes the phrase: "Folding platform / no trucks requi...

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: 1913 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Walworth County Fair. A large crowd gathers around a carousel.

Date: 1953-06-13 

Description: Claire Chapin, granddaughter of Clara Seipp Bartholomay, with her husband, William Frederick Carr, on their wedding day at Black Point Estate. Geneva Lake...

Photograph

Raising the Flag

Date: 1932 

Description: Two unidentified girls pose holding an American flag at base of a flagpole at Lauderdale Lake School. There is a large barn in the background and a car is...

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: 1939 

Description: This map of Walworth County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, cities and town, and lakes and streams in the county. It lacks the key...

Date: 1930-02-11 

Description: View of the Black Point boathouses taken from the frozen ice of Geneva Lake. Blocks of cut ice are in the foreground. A description of the photograph writt...

Photograph

Getting Water

Date: 1931 

Description: George Stallman and Walter Shinkus pose with a bucket at the water pump outside the Tibbets School. They are "getting water for the school." There are hou...

Photograph

Boys on Bicycles

Date: 1932 

Description: Four boys on bicycles pose at the South Heart Prairie School as two others look on. With bicycles are Charles Davis, Howard Holden, Ivan Bogie, and Raymond...

Photograph

Locomobile

Date: 1927-12-26 

Description: A Locomobile brand car is parked on the drive at Black Point near the "laundry," the rear section of the house that served as temporary living quarters for...

Date: 1950 

Description: Richard Quinney posing on the first day of the school year. He is sitting in the driver's seat of a Chevrolet truck in front of his family's farmhouse.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A group of six children play on a frozen pond on the right. The Dunham School and trees appear inside a fence on the left, and the ground is covered with s...

Photograph

Driving in Delavan

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of a tree lined dirt road from the passenger seat of a Ford Model T, including hood ornament.

Photograph

Blue Bird Cottage

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A simple wood frame cottage is built into the slope of the hill above Geneva Lake at Holiday Home Camp. A second building is seen in the background.

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