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Locomobile

Date: 1931-04-05 

Description: Automobile parked in front of the boathouse at Black Point. The description of the photograph written by Ernst Schmidt states, "A 1924 Loco which I just pu...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of City Hall. The main entrance is part of the bell tower. Men sit on the bench outside to the right.

Date: 1954-07-12 

Description: Clara Seipp Bartholomay (1871-1956) sits with her husband Henry Bartholomay, Jr, (1868-1955) on the porch of their summer home, which was built in 1905 as...

Photograph

Alfalfa Field

Date:  

Description: A man and his dog stand next to a wagon in an alfalfa field on the Manx farm.

Print

Black Point

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View up brick path towards the exterior of the Conrad Seipp summer home at Black Point on Geneva Lake. A horse-drawn wagon is parked in front; a dog stands...

Date: 1950 

Description: Richard Quinney posing on the first day of the school year. He is sitting in the driver's seat of a Chevrolet truck in front of his family's farmhouse.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the north front of Wadsworth Hall. A large garden is visible in the foreground.

Date: 1954-09 

Description: A view of the southeast corner of the dining room in the main house at Black Point, showing a china cabinet and tea table. The cabinet holds pieces of Cath...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Informal group portrait of fifteen people, men women and children, posed on stone steps at Oakwood Sanitarium. Some of the people are holding bouquets.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with houses visible to the left. Two males walk bicycles down the sidewalk at right.

Date: 1873 

Description: Reverend H.A. Preus and his family pose seated outdoors in front of the Spring Prairie parsonage.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior view of the main hall of Wadsworth Hall. There is a table in the center of the room with books and a lamp, a fireplace at right and a stairway at...

Photograph

Ernst Schmidt

Date: 1916-07-03 

Description: Ernst Conrad Schmidt (1893-1977) skips the "Water Witch" off the shore of Geneva Lake near Black Point Estate. There is a larger boat in the background nea...

Date: 1975-02-02 

Description: Ernst Schmidt, at age 81, sits reading the "Wisconsin Magazine of History" at a table at Black Point. A telephone and lamp with a stained glass shade stand...

Photograph

Shoreline with Pier

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lake Lawn. Several boats are on the water with a man standing on his sailboat next to the dock. Trees run along the shoreline into the distance.

Date:  

Description: Interior view of the White Memorial Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. A large librarian's desk...

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: 1942 

Description: An oval portrait of Emma Seipp Schmidt hangs above a cabinet in the music room at Black Point. A modern style settee stands in the large window bay.

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

Date:  date unknown

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

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