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Quinney Family

Date: 1941 

Description: Bridget, Floyd, Katherine (Kate), Earl (Richard) and Ralph Quinney with visiting friends in front of their family's farmhouse.

Photograph

Buena Vista House

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View of the exterior of the Buena Vista House, a hotel located in East Troy. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R Bradley of Milwaukee, w...

Date: 1966 

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: 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...

Photograph

The "Lorely"

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elsa Seipp Madlener, center, poses with her husband Albert, right, and another man, possibly Ed Daily, the engineer of the steam launch "Lorely." A handwri...

Photograph

William O. Petersen

Date: 1981-06 

Description: William O. Petersen, right, poses with his wife, Jane Browne Petersen, and cousin Ernst Schmidt Reese. Jane holds a package of cucumber seeds and a hand cu...

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: View from lawn of a man holding the harness of a team of two horses hitched to an open carriage on the brick drive at Black Point. A large group looks on f...

Postcard

Oak Park

Date: 1909-08 

Description: View of trees and dirt road in Oak Park.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Distant view of the mill, with a stream leading to it, and a road paralleling the stream on the right.

Date: 1942-04-11 

Description: Five illegal gambling machines in Gardner's Cocktail Lounge at La Grange, on U.S. Highway 12. There are two 50¢ slot machines, one 25¢ slot machine, one 10...

Photograph

Circus Hotel

Date: 1926 

Description: This old hotel was known variously as the Park, Brick, or Circus hotel and dates from the 1870s. The large brick structure has a front gable with fancy shi...

Photograph

The Gas House

Date: 1929-04-21 

Description: A small, simple wood frame building stands along the brick walkway near the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point. There is lattice trim under the eaves on t...

Date: 1925 ca.

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

Photograph

Storm Warning

Date: 1952-07-25 

Description: The caption accompanying this photograph describes the scene: "Ernst C. Schmidt raising the storm warning flag at the dock of the Lake Geneva Yacht Club on...

Photograph

Dunham School

Date: 1946 

Description: Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. The building is built of brick and has a bell tower and chimney, with a front door with...

Photograph

On Madlener's Dock

Date: 1931-09-01 

Description: Albert Madlener, in rear with cap, and Ernst Schmidt, third from right, pose with a group of nine women officials of Chicago's Grant Hospital. In a written...

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.

Postcard

Invitation

Date: 1942 

Description: Printed invitation announcing a meeting of the Lake Geneva Garden Club to be held at the home of Mrs. Alfred F. Madlener. It features a stylized drawing of...

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...

Photograph

Black Point Estate

Date: 1977-05 

Description: This aerial view of the main house at Black Point Estate shows the brick drive and walkways near the house. Trees are just budding out. The house's distin...

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