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Circus Hotel

Date: 1926 

Description: This old hotel was known variously as the Park, Brick, or Circus hotel and dates from the 1870s. The large brick structure has a front gable with fancy shi...

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East Troy House

Date: 1925-07 

Description: This substantial wooden hotel in the classical revival style has a large wing in the rear and another on the right. A wrap-around porch unifies the buildin...

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...

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Ernst and Catherine

Date: 1946-09-01 

Description: View from front of motorboat of Ernst Schmidt (driving) and Catherine Schuelke enjoying an outing on Geneva Lake.

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Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Extensive stonework lines the garden path at the Ceylon Building, which is originally from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The students of Dunham School pose outdoors with the school building in the background. Identified are (front, left to right) LaVerne Campbell, Mildred Pet...

Date: 1918 

Description: Three couples posed in and in front of an automobile, and another man standing next to the car on the left. Trees are in the background.

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The Farmhouse

Date: 1941-03-09 

Description: The farmhouse on Black Point Estate, a two-story wood frame structure painted a dark color with lighter trim. A portion of the barn is on the right.

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Four Sisters

Date: 1938-07-30 

Description: The four daughters of Conrad and Catherine Orb Seipp pose for an informal group portrait on the lawn at Black Point. The sisters are, left to right, Clara...

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Austrian Pine

Date: 1979 

Description: A specimen of Pinus nigra, judged to be the second largest of its type in Wisconsin, standing beside a house at 302 N. Wisconsin Street. Three young...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Gymnasium at the State School for the Deaf with floor mats, a pommel horse, rings apparatus, and racks of Indian clubs.

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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...

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Driving in Delavan

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of a tree lined dirt road from the passenger seat of a Ford Model T, including hood ornament.

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Walworth Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Walworth Hotel. Stairs lead to a porch where a man sits and signs that read "Billiard Hall" and "New Walworth Buffet" are visible near the sid...

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Map of Lake Geneva

Date: 1939 

Description: A brochure for the Wisconsin Transportation Co. includes a map of Lake Geneva with towns and shoreline property owners identified. Black Point, on the sout...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype of Charles Minton Baker. Baker was a lawyer, politician, b. New York City. He attended Middlebury College, Vt., studied law,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Marjorie Quinney looking towards the Quinney family farmhouse from a distant field.

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Mullein Plant

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Mullein plant on the edge of the woods on the Quinney farm.

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Dunham School

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Hand-colored photograph of Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. The building is built of brick and has a bell tower, with a...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Semi-circle of group in yard with a baby carriage in the middle. A large wood frame house with carpenter's lace on its porch is behind them. The third man...

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