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Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen controls the sheets on a small sailboat. Her husband, William F. Petersen, sits aft. The child between them is unidentified. The sail...

Date: 1873 

Description: A print depicts activity around the three-story, wood frame Geneva Flouring Mills. Horse-drawn wagons, pedestrians, and a boy rolling a hoop create a busy...

Date: 1971-04 

Description: Poster advertising for a Pro Moto [Professional Motocross] event, held in Turtle Park, outside of Elkhorn, Wisconsin. Silkscreen print employs an American...

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...

Photograph

Smith Family

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Portrait of the Smith family taken at Goodman Studio. Left to Right: Sarah Tallmadge, Frank Tallmadge, Uncle Edgar (Smith), Uncle Howard (Smith), Grandmoth...

Postcard

Y.M.C.A. Camp

Date: 1914 

Description: The Young Men's Christian Association Camp.

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...

Photograph

Kayes Park House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the large hotel at Kayes Park on the south shore of Geneva Lake. There are two girls standing in the foreground, with well-dressed women in...

Photograph

Elsa Seipp Madlener

Date: 1955 

Description: A handwritten note describes this portrait as: "Aunt Elsa in her summer house "The Lindens" when she was eighty years old." She is wearing a print dress an...

Photograph

At the Farmhouse

Date: 1968-04-27 

Description: Members of the Petersen family gathered for a meal at the farmhouse, also referred to as the Baker house, at Black Point Estate. The room is open to the ra...

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A group portrait of three women and two men outdoors on the steps of the Yerkes Observatory, a facility of the University of Chicago.

Photograph

Tom Amlie's Home

Date:  

Description: Robert Bloch, Harold Gauer, Tom Amilie, and two unknown men at Amlie's home. Taken to illustrate campaign brochure of Amlie talking to "farmer types."

Date: 1974-07-11 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, wearing a summer dress and flower lei, stands at a long table on the dining porch of the main house at Black Point Estate surrounded...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Walworth County Fair. A large crowd gathers around a carousel.

Date: 1942-12-25 

Description: Elevated view of Ernst Conrad Schmidt (1893-1977), grandson of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, sitting in an easy chair reading in his high ceilinged, wood pa...

Photograph

The "Cygnet"

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across water towards the steam launch "Cygnet" with enclosed cabin and smokestack. The "Cygnet" belonged to H.A. Beidler, who developed Cedar Point ne...

Date: 2014-08-31 

Description: Elevated view of adults and children on the sandy beach of Geneva Lake. Many of the people are sitting on colorful beach towels, shaded by umbrellas. Other...

Date: 1928 

Description: Conrad, resting his feet in a baby carriage, and Edward, center, sit on a bench on the pier at Black Point; their younger brother William stands at right....

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: An elevated view of a man on a tractor harrowing a field on a hillside. A road and field run along the left side and a small field and trees appear on the...

Photograph

H. Sveren Farm

Date:  date unknown

Description: H. Sveren farm with the family standing in the foreground and a dog, farm buildings and fences in the background. Walworth Co.

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