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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.

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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...

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Landscape view of the pond at the Old Place on the Quinney farm.

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Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Extensive stonework lines the garden path at the Ceylon Building, which is originally from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased...

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...

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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...

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...

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Reynolds' Farm Yard

Date:  date unknown

Description: Marjorie Quinney and Henry and Howard Reynolds stand in front of the Reynold's family farmhouse with two horses and a dog.

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Woodlawn Bay

Date:  date unknown

Description: Path on tree-lined shoreline with rowboats. A section of a porch is on the left, other dwellings and piers in the distance.

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Alma Schmidt

Date: 1915 ca.

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

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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...

Date: 1902 before

Description: Family portrait of Charles Taylor, his wife, Ellen Wishart, and their two children taken on the lawn in front of their house. Lorena Taylor, standing besi...

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Elderberries in the countryside foreground and a landscape view of the Quinney farm.

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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...

Date: 1903 

Description: Floyd and Marjorie Quinney playing in the yard at the Old Place. Floyd has a small wagon and Marjorie stands by a chair. Possibly taken by a traveling ph...

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The Senta

Date: 1915-09-05 

Description: View across water towards the Senta, owned and skipped by Dr. Otto Schmidt, on Lake Geneva near the Lake Geneva Yacht Club just before the start of...

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