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Map or Atlas

Map of Lake Geneva

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: 1915 ca.

Description: Four children lay on their stomachs and pose underneath a canoe, which is overturned on the ground. They are near Delavan Lake.

Photograph

Three Generations

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Dr. Otto Schmidt, left, poses with his mother-in-law, Catherine Seipp, and his daughter Alma on the lawn in front of the main house at Black Point. Cather...

Photograph

Locomobile

Date: 1928-11-12 

Description: A 1922 Locomobile (foreground) and a 1917 model of the same make are parked near the main house at Black Point Estate. Geneva Lake is in the background.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: White Memorial Library and Birge Memorial fountain.

Date: 1974-07-11 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, wearing a summer dress and flower lei, stands at a long table on the dining porch of the main house at Black Point Estate surrounded...

Date: 1930 

Description: Ten students sitting at their desks in the classroom at Bay Hill School. Their teacher, Alice Holloway, stands at the back holding a book. Blackboards cove...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: The Petersen brothers, from far left William Otto, Conrad Schmidt, and Edward William, with an unidentified boy (probably a cousin) pose in front of a smal...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Elevated view across water of sailboats on Geneva Lake. There are people on a boat with an outboard motor in the foreground. The scalloped edge of an awnin...

Photograph

Ernst Schmidt

Date: 1916-07-03 

Description: Ernst Conrad Schmidt (1893-1977) skips the "Water Witch" off the shore of Geneva Lake near Black Point Estate. There is a larger boat in the background nea...

Photograph

Race Judges

Date: 1925-08 

Description: The judges for the 1925 Inland Lake Yachting Association Regatta held at Lake Geneva are shown aboard Commodore Colonel William Nelson Pelouze's steamer "F...

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...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: White Memorial Library and Birge Memorial fountain.

Date: 1918 

Description: Three couples posed on a sidewalk in front of a Luick Ice Cream sign. An ice cream parlor is in the background. One man is wearing a sailor's uniform.

Photograph

Alma Schmidt

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Postcard

Lake Geneva

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a steamboat landing on Lake Geneva. A group of women are gathered on the shore.

Photograph

Bartholomay House

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: A front view of the "cottage" built on the Black Point Estate in 1905 by Catherine Orb Seipp, the widow of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp who had built their...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A view of the facade of a log cabin on the grounds of the State Normal School. A black dog sits in front of the building.

Date: 1948 

Description: Margaret McGuire, Alice in Dairyland, playing tennis outdoors at Whitewater State University in her Physical Education class. She is wearing a skirt, midri...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young man in the foreground, possibly Ernst Schmidt, stands looking out at sailboats on Geneva Lake. In the foreground on the left a woman is on a sailbo...

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