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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Ernst Schmidt poses in the doorway of the playhouse on the grounds at Black Point Estate. He is wearing an exotic native American style costume adorned wit...

Date: 1918 

Description: Three couples posed in and in front of an automobile, and another man standing next to the car on the left. Trees are in the background.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Ceylon Building and its pier as seen from Lake Geneva. Originally built for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the building was later purchas...

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At the Launching

Date: 1927-06-18 

Description: A family group poses on the occasion of the launching of the yacht "Mystery" at Geneva Lake. They are, from left, Alma Schmidt Petersen; Alfred Fridolin Ma...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Outdoor informal group portrait of four women standing together at Lake Geneva. Trees are in the background.

Photograph

Industrial Plant

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the back and side of the plant, which sits next to a body of water. Three young men in bathing suits sit on a wall over the bridge to the right.

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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

Grain Cutting

Date: 1944 

Description: Richard and Ralph Quinney, posing for a photo with their father, Floyd Quinney with corn knives and a scythe.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down middle of a tree-lined residential street. Power lines run along the curb on both sides of the street. There are wide terraces, sidewalks, and la...

Photograph

Man Feeding Doves

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man feeding fantail doves on a lawn at Oakwood Sanitarium. The sanitarium is in the background behind trees.

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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

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

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Description: Exterior view of the White Memorial Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. Bottom of photograph read...

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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: 1890 ca.

Description: Informal group portrait of fifteen people, men women and children, posed on stone steps at Oakwood Sanitarium. Some of the people are holding bouquets.

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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Rex

Date: 1916 

Description: A small dog is photographed in profile as he "sits up." He is wearing a studded collar.

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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

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Tour Hostesses

Date: 1969-07-31 

Description: Left to right, Zika Bakieff Petersen, Gladys Zimmerman, and Alma Schmidt Petersen pose with the dog, Bamboo, on the porch at Black Point Estate. The three...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the main building of the State School for the Deaf.

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