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Date: 1954-07-12 

Description: Clara Seipp Bartholomay (1871-1956) sits with her husband Henry Bartholomay, Jr, (1868-1955) on the porch of their summer home, which was built in 1905 as...

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Conrad Petersen

Date: 1926 

Description: Conrad Petersen steps off the pier onto the shore at Black Point Estate. A small boat is moored to the shore in the background under a tree trunk leaning...

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Children in Rowboat

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, standing on the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point, steadies a rowboat with her three sons and two other boys in it. Conrad Peterse...

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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Lake Geneva

Date: 1933-07-05 

Description: View from beach of people swimming. Some are standing in the sand, and some are on the diving pier out in the water. On the left is part of a water slide.

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Rafting

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Conrad William Petersen poles a raft in the shallow water of Geneva Lake along the shore at Black Point. His younger brother, William Otto Petersen rides a...

Date: 1932-02-22 

Description: Two students at the Honey Creek School, District No. 1, pose as if dancing a minuet outside of the school building. The boy and girl are dressed in Eightee...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: This is the second Herman Amberg Preus Spring Prairie parsonage. Four men in the foreground pose with rake and tools. One man sights along a shotgun. Othe...

Date: 1892-07 

Description: Procession of children and adults at the second convention of the Wisconsin Loyal Temperance League at Delavan. The LTL was a branch of the Women's Christi...

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Description: Lorena Taylor Holloway, Richard Quinney's maternal grandmother, standing in a farmyard with a building, milkcans and a fenced field in the background.

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Folk Dancing

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Four students of the Fontana State Graded School strike a pose while folk dancing outdoors. The boys are wearing knickers; the girls wear dresses and patte...

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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...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The villa at the Young Men's Christian Association Camp. A group of boys are sitting on the lawn on the left.

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Two-Oared Sculling

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view across water towards the starting line of a two-oared scull race on Geneva Lake. At the front of the line a judge wearing a dark jac...

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Whitewater, with insets.

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High Jump

Date: 1932 

Description: A boy is caught mid-air in his approach to the high jump. Many other children and adults watch. One man identifiable by the "W" on his sweater is a student...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group of people posed on a large porch at Snug Harbor, including: Helen Sturges holding a tennis racket, Clara Sturges, unidentified person (possibly a vis...

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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...

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....

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Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The gateway to the Ceylon Building's courtyard, from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved to Lake Geneva...

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