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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...

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Catherine Seipp

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Catherine Orb Seipp stands on the lawn at Black Point, near one of the porches of the 1905 "cottage." She is wearing a summer dress with bold bands of dark...

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Robert A. Taft

Date: 1952 

Description: Robert A. Taft outdoors shaking hands in a crowd after giving a speech in the Municipal Building during his campaign. He was ultimately unsuccessful in his...

Date: 1925 

Description: An unidentified man in a buggy stops to water his horse at an old trough in the middle of the road. There is a handbill on a utility pole on the left.

Date: 1882-08-24 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from Kaye's Park House, with a lakeside view of the hotel, a paddlewheel steamboat, people in rowboats or standing by a Kaye's Pa...

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East Troy House

Date: 1925-07 

Description: This substantial wooden hotel in the classical revival style has a large wing in the rear and another on the right. A wrap-around porch unifies the buildin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two sixth plate ambrotypes of Charles Minton Baker, (on left) (1804-1872) and his second wife, (on right) Elizabeth Holt Baker. Baker lived in Lake Geneva,...

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Ernst Schmidt

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Ernst Schmidt (1893-1977) sits in front of a homemade teepee wearing an elaborate costume of feathers and furs. He is holding a club in his right hand.

Date: 1893 

Description: Male and female students seated in desks while writing on what appear to be slates. A group seated in a circle at the back of the room are possibly practic...

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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: 1912 

Description: Jesse C. Brabazon of Delavan, Wisconsin in a 1911 Wright Model B, the first Wright plane designed to carry a passenger and a pilot. Previously, the passeng...

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Mammie and Kate

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Clara Seipp Bartholomay, a daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, sitting outdoors in a wicker chair, holding her infant daughter Catherine Bartholomay o...

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Description: A group of adults and children pose for a portrait at a lakeside setting. Four children are sitting on a bench, and a young girl sits on the ground. In the...

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Reynolds Sisters

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Formal studio portrait of the six Reynolds sisters: Anna, Ellen, Lucy, Hattie, Alice and Nellie. Hattie Reynolds, standing in the back left, was Richard Qu...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Possibly the officers of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Junior National Association of the Deaf sitting in front of the historical marker documenting Wiscons...

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Football Team

Date: 1899 

Description: Group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of members of a Whitewater, Wisconsin football team.

Date: 1944-07-12 

Description: Family members pose on the lawn of the Bartholomay house on the Black Point Estate. They have gathered to celebrate the fiftieth wedding anniversary of Cla...

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Henry Bartholomay Jr., right, and his son Henry Conrad Bartholomay fish on the pier at Black Point. The steamer Loreley is anchored offshore on he l...

Date:  ca.

Description: Interior view of the chapel at the Wisconsin School for the Deaf. Rows of empty, bow back chairs face a stage, where more chairs are set up under bunting a...

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