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Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.
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...
Date: 2001 ca.
Description: Landscape view of the pond at the Old Place on the Quinney farm.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Yerkes Observatory.
Description: Catherine (Kate) Bartholomay (1899-1991) stands in dappled shade on the pier at Black Point. She is holding two oars as she prepares to get into a wooden c...
Description: A trailer loaded with two new dinghies is parked on the brick drive at Black Point Estate. An automobile identified as "Thompson's Ford" is parked behind i...
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...
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: 1936 ca.
Description: A view of Yerkes Observatory at Williams Bay, Lake Geneva. It was the "largest refracting telescope in the world", according to "Wisconsin: A Guide To The...
Description: Elderberries in the countryside foreground and a landscape view of the Quinney farm.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), the widow of Conrad Seipp, poses beneath a chestnut tree in full bloom at Black Point Estate.
Description: A small dog is photographed in profile as he "sits up." He is wearing a studded collar.
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior of Walworth Hotel. Stairs lead to a porch where a man sits and signs that read "Billiard Hall" and "New Walworth Buffet" are visible near the sid...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: The rear view of the Ceylon Building, which was from the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was later purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Young Ralph Quinney fills a water trough for a group of Jersey cows on the family farm.
Description: View of the Quinney family's farmhouse including screened porch and yard.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A distant view of the Yerkes Observatory.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: View across road of six camels walking and grazing along the side of a country road near Holloway Farm. They may have been circus animals going from one to...
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