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...

Map or Atlas

Geneva Wisconsin

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of Geneva shows lots and acreages, reserved land, and public squares. Streets and Lake Geneva are labeled. The map includes manuscript annotations...

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: This map of Lake Geneva has relief shown by contours and water depths shown by isolines. The map includes an index of schools, churches, public services, i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Elmer Willis Sesl (sp?) farm. The photograph has the term "Exhibit "B"" written on the front in ink.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This map has relief shown pictorially and shows plat of the city, block numbers, land ownership by name, local streets, railroads, mill pond, and part of G...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down middle of a tree-lined residential street. Power lines run along the curb on both sides of the street. There are wide terraces, sidewalks, and la...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...

Date: 1907 

Description: A map of Lake Geneva and Lake Delavan, including Lake Como.

Date: 1966 

Description: The map shows streets, wells, school land, parks, cemeteries, railroads, and the Delbrook Golf Course. The bottom of the map reads: "January 11, 1962 May 2...


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...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The rear wheel of a bicycle is visible beyond the small front porch of a small, deteriorating one room school. The main portion of the school building is...

Date: 1902 

Description: A map of Lake Geneva and Lake Delavan, also including Lake Como.


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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