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Photograph

Pig Lot at the Farm

Date: 2014-09-09 

Description: View of a pasture on the Quinney farm, with a pig in the foreground on the left, and another pig eating from a metal feeder. A grain wagon is sitting at th...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A view of the facade of a log cabin on the grounds of the State Normal School. A black dog sits in front of the building.

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...

Photograph

Aram Public Library

Date:  

Description: Interior view of the Aram Public Library; 404 East Walworth Avenue. The lower right corner is stamped: "Curtiss, Delavan, Wis." In the foreground is a read...

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

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...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is gathered in a yard playing croquet. Nearby a child sits on a rocking horse and holds onto a small wagon. Behind that are some women and another...

Date: 1882-08-24 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from Kaye's Park House, with a lakeside view of the hotel, a paddlewheel steamboat, people in rowboats or standing by a Kaye's Pa...

Photograph

High Jump

Date: 1932 

Description: A boy is caught mid-air in his approach to the high jump. Many other children and adults watch. One man identifiable by the "W" on his sweater is a student...

Photograph

Sailing the "Senta"

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, far left, is helmsman for the "Senta," sailing with a crew of three on Geneva Lake. Dr. Schmidt was the husband of Emma Seipp Schmidt,...

Book or Pamphlet

Hotel Glenwood

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The centerfold of a promotional brochure features a photograph of the Hotel Glenwood and a description of the springs on the grounds. The hotel, with large...

Photograph

Rex

Date: 1916 

Description: A small dog is photographed in profile as he "sits up." He is wearing a studded collar.

Photograph

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...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is gathered in a yard around a table with a child on a rocking horse. The frame house behind them has a railing on its porch roof and latticework....

Photograph

Andy Gump Statue

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Andy Gump statue on the grounds of the late Sidney Smith, cartoonist, estate. The statue represents Smith's popular cartoon figure, and at the time of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the facade of the State Normal School. The middle section, including a bell or clock tower, is mostly obscured by trees.

Photograph

Road to the Farm

Date: 2015-08-26 

Description: View of a long, paved driveway, bordered by trees and bushes, that goes down and up a hill. A red barn is partially visible among trees at the end of the d...

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...

Photograph

Sailing the "Senta"

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across water of Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, second from right, sitting at the helm of the "Senta," with a crew of four. Dr. Schmidt was married to Emma Seipp...

Map or Atlas

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...

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