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Music Room

Date: 1954-09 

Description: A grand piano with ornate shawl stands in front of the fireplace in the music room at Black Point. The fireplace surround is covered with ornate ceramic ti...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Yerkes Observatory.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View from hill, looking northwest, across Geneva Lake from the main house at Black Point Estate, taken in the spring of the year.

Photograph

View of Black Point

Date: 1928-05 

Description: The main house at Black Point, with its distinctive tower, is seen through the leafless trees from Geneva Lake. The bath house sits at the water's edge. Th...

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...

Photograph

Music Room

Date: 1959 

Description: An ornate chandelier with gas light style shades and many prisms dominates a photograph of the music room at Black Point. There is a painted frieze below t...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Elevated view across water of sailboats on Geneva Lake. There are people on a boat with an outboard motor in the foreground. The scalloped edge of an awnin...

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...

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...

Photograph

Boat Track

Date: 1928-09 

Description: A view looking down the boat track at the Lake Geneva Yacht Club, with the clubhouse on the right and the lake in the background. There are several sailboa...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Ernst Schmidt poses in the doorway of the playhouse on the grounds at Black Point Estate. He is wearing an exotic native American style costume adorned wit...

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...

Date: 1901-07 

Description: A standing, full-length studio portrait of Catherine Bartholomay forms the left half of a postcard. She is wearing a long dress with full sleeves. She is s...

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of Yerkes Observatory. Trees and a lake are in the background.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View looking up hill, from near the shore of Geneva Lake, towards the main house at Black Point. Doors facing the lake on the first and second floors open...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Frank B. Fargo, wearing a double-breasted duster and cap, is sitting at the wheel of an open automobile. His wife, Louise Mears Fargo, is sitting beside hi...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Downtown view. On the left side of the street is a restaurant, a photography store, a drugstore, and an ice cream parlor. On the right side is another ice...

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Black Point Estate

Date: 1977-05 

Description: This aerial view of the main house at Black Point Estate shows the brick drive and walkways near the house. Trees are just budding out. The house's distin...

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Landscape view from the country road north of the Quinney farm.

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Stanchions in the barn on the Quinney farm.

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