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Date: 1927-01 

Description: Two-story wood frame house sitting on a small rise on the shore of Geneva Lake. There are hoods over the windows and a single-story front porch with simple...


Race Judges

Date: 1925-08 

Description: The judges for the 1925 Inland Lake Yachting Association Regatta held at Lake Geneva are shown aboard Commodore Colonel William Nelson Pelouze's steamer "F...


Bartholomay House

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: A front view of the "cottage" built on the Black Point Estate in 1905 by Catherine Orb Seipp, the widow of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp who had built their...

Date: 1925 

Description: A display of autumn produce including corn, squash, cabbage and apples occupies a corner of the Centerville School. There are posters of animals, vegetable...


Industrial Plant

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the back and side of the plant, which sits next to a body of water. Three young men in bathing suits sit on a wall over the bridge to the right.

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: 1927-01 

Description: A side and rear view of the Cook house overlooking Geneva Lake. The main structure is a two-story frame building with an exposed basement. There is a smal...

Date: 1928-06-02 

Description: View across street towards a convertible automobile with a fender-mounted spare tire parked in front of the Lake Geneva Auto Station on the south side of t...


Class "C" Boat Race

Date: 1925-08 

Description: The start of the Class "C" race of the Inland Lake Yachting Association Regatta at Lake Geneva. Ernst Schmidt wrote in a description of this photograph, "5...

Date: 1942-04-11 

Description: Three illegal gambling machines in the Green Parrot Tavern on Highway 12, north of Elkhorn. The machines are in a case, which the proprietor closes when he...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A Studebaker automobile is parked on the brick drive in front of the 1905 cottage at Black Point Estate. The side and front porches on the first floor are...

Date: 1903 

Description: Studio wedding portrait of W.V.B. (Will) Holloway and Lorena Taylor Holloway, Richard Quinney's maternal grandparents.


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...


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...


Description: Exterior view of the White Memorial Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. Bottom of photograph read...

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: 1928-08-16 

Description: A rear view of the clubhouse of the Lake Geneva Yacht Club. Formerly the Cook house, the building was remodeled in 1927 to accommodate the club. The buildi...


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.

Date: 1902 before

Description: Family portrait of Charles Taylor, his wife, Ellen Wishart, and their two children taken on the lawn in front of their house. Lorena Taylor, standing besi...

Date: 1954-09 

Description: An ornate dining table with matching chairs anchors the dining room at Black Point. There is a stained glass window at the far end of the room over a built...

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