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Photograph

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: 1930 

Description: Floyd Quinney seated on a covered water-chute while cows graze in the background.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Delavan's Circus Colony Historic Marker

Date: 1963-08-09 

Description: Gordon Yadon, a member of the Mabie Brothers circus tent, and Mary Lou Lawrence, aerialist and trapeze artist, reading the historical marker documenting De...

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt, owner of Black Point Estate, poses seated in a green wicker chair on the porch of the main house. Standing behind her is her son, Edward Schm...

Photograph

The "Lorely"

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elsa Seipp Madlener, center, poses with her husband Albert, right, and another man, possibly Ed Daily, the engineer of the steam launch "Lorely." A handwri...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

The Arthur Kaye

Date: 1898 before

Description: View across water towards men and women in fine clothes posing on the deck of the steamer Arthur Kaye, which is docked at a pier on Geneva Lake. Nam...

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...

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Description: Tom Amlie. and volunteer Doctor Newberry, at Amlie's home. Photograph was to be used in campaign literature.

Date: 1924 

Description: Mervin Kittleson and Floyd Quinney standing in front of a barn and next to a Ford Model T just before they embark for a trip to California.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Group of men and women seated in the grass at the side of a road. One man wears a sailor's uniform. Automobiles are parked along the road in the background...

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...

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...

Photograph

On a Free Run

Date: 1925-08 

Description: The Senta II, right, leads the Deltox, of Oshkosh, in one of the races at the Inland Lake Yachting Association Regatta at Lake Geneva. Both b...

Photograph

The "Cygnet"

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across water towards the steam launch "Cygnet" with enclosed cabin and smokestack. The "Cygnet" belonged to H.A. Beidler, who developed Cedar Point ne...

Photograph

William O. Petersen

Date: 1981-06 

Description: William O. Petersen, right, poses with his wife, Jane Browne Petersen, and cousin Ernst Schmidt Reese. Jane holds a package of cucumber seeds and a hand cu...

Date: 1982-05 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, left, walks arm and arm with her sister, Clara Theresa (Tessa) Reese on the grounds of Black Point Estate. Behind them are two of A...

Date: 1935 

Description: Baby Richard Quinney rides on a full wheelbarrow pushed by his father, Floyd Quinney, across the farmyard.

Photograph

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.

Photograph

After Sunday Dinner

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Group portrait of eight women and two men posing on the lawn at Black Point. The description on the reverse of the photograph reads: "The Wacker family aft...

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