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Description: Quarter plate ambrotype exterior view of the Charles Minton Baker residence in Lake Geneva. The home was built in 1854. The house and grounds are shown fro...

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Retired Farmers

Date: 2013-10 

Description: Two retired farmers, Richard Quinney, photographer, on the right wearing a baseball cap with the phrase "Life is good" stitched on it, and his cousin, wear...

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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.

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Health Parade

Date: 1930-05-29 

Description: School children are lined up four abreast on the sidewalk; alternate rows carry signs or flags promoting milk. Each child also wears a head band with "HEAL...

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Tour Hostesses

Date: 1969-07-31 

Description: Left to right, Zika Bakieff Petersen, Gladys Zimmerman, and Alma Schmidt Petersen pose with the dog, Bamboo, on the porch at Black Point Estate. The three...

Date: 1930-08-10 

Description: Dr. William Petersen stands behind a bench posing with his three sons, posed on bench, from left, William Otto (standing, holding a ball), Conrad William,...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Male and female students read and practice math at the State School for the Deaf as a teacher looks on from the head of the class.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Two boys sled down a snow covered hillside at the farm. Two leafless trees are on the right. Along the horizon is a red building on the left with a fence s...

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Children in Boat

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The three sons (center) of Dr. William and Alma Schmidt Petersen pose in a row boat on the shore of Geneva Lake with two unidentified girls. The boys are,...

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Work caps, sled, and milk cans in the basement of the Quinney farmhouse.

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The Dining Room

Date: 2014-04 

Description: Interior view of a dining room full of knickknacks, furniture, clocks, a hutch and a cabinet. Coats are hanging on the back of the wooden chairs at the woo...

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...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Conrad Petersen, far right, poses in front of his brother, Edward Petersen, and three other children near the porch at Black Point. The girl in front holds...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Group portrait of nine women and two men at Lake Geneva. Trees are in the background.

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Toy Sailboat

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Edward Schmidt Petersen sails a toy boat in the shallow waters near the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point. There is a chair and another child in the fore...

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Sheridan Race

Date: 1914 

Description: The sailboat "Senta" competes in the Sheridan Prize Race at Geneva Lake. The "Senta" belonged to Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, who is the skipper here. He was an ow...

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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Grain Cutting

Date: 1944 

Description: Richard and Ralph Quinney, posing for a photo with their father, Floyd Quinney with corn knives and a scythe.

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: 1916-09-03 

Description: Ernst Schmidt (1893-1977) and Jean Happich sail the boat "Illiola." Schmidt was a grandson of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, who established Black Point Esta...

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