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Holloway Family

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of James and Mary Bray Holloway and their children, Lizzie and Will.

Photograph

Kayes Park House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the large hotel at Kayes Park on the south shore of Geneva Lake. There are two girls in the foreground with well-dressed women in the formal...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the south face of Wadsworth Hall. A flag flies from the pediment. A large lawn with shrubs and trees is in the foreground.

Date: 1969 

Description: A view from near the main house at Black Point Estate shows the brick drive and walk in the foreground. Geneva Lake is seen in the background, framed by a...

Date: 1936 

Description: Young Richard Quinney and his new brother Ralph seated on their father's lap in a chair on the farmhouse's porch.

Photograph

The Baker Farm

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Young trees and corn grow in a fenced field in front of a two-story wood frame house, two barns and another building. In the background there are open and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a lawn at the State Normal School accented with a bust and sundial. Trees and various plantings dot the landscape.

Photograph

The Loreley

Date: 1888 

Description: A view of the east side of the newly built Loreley, the summer home of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. The large, two and one half story, wood frame Queen Ann...

Photograph

The Senta

Date: 1915-09-05 

Description: View across water towards the Senta, owned and skipped by Dr. Otto Schmidt, on Lake Geneva near the Lake Geneva Yacht Club just before the start of...

Date: 1936 

Description: Richard Quinney and his new brother Ralph held by their mother on the front porch of the farmhouse.

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...

Photograph

Building a Sailboat

Date: 1928-01-02 

Description: John Nelson, background far right, and [?] Thompson pose next to the racing sailboat they are building for Ernst Schmidt. A portion of the planking has bee...

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: 1915 ca.

Description: Four children lay on their stomachs and pose underneath a canoe, which is overturned on the ground. They are near Delavan Lake.

Drawing

Milking Time

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A man sits on a stool while hand milking a Holstein cow in a stall in a red barn. He is wearing work clothes and a hat. A golden cow and a spotted brown co...

Date: 1890 before

Description: Elevated view from shoreline of two side wheeled steamboats, the "Lucius Newberry," left, and the "Lady of the Lake," docked at Geneva Lake. Other smaller...

Date: 1892-07 

Description: Procession of children and adults at the second convention of the Wisconsin Loyal Temperance League at Delavan. The LTL was a branch of the Women's Christi...

Date: 1925 

Description: An unidentified man in a buggy stops to water his horse at an old trough in the middle of the road. There is a handbill on a utility pole on the left.

Photograph

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...

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Rhythm Band

Date: 1931-05 

Description: Members of the rhythm bands from the Woods and Fontana state graded schools pose outdoors holding their instruments. The children in the front row and on t...

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