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Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The gateway to the Ceylon Building's courtyard, from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved to Lake Geneva...

Photograph

Two-Story Garage

Date: 1919 

Description: Wood and shingle two car garage of E.M. Willoughby. A car can be seen through the open door.

Postcard

Black Point

Date: 1907 before

Description: Hand-colored postcard bearing the inscription "Residence of Mrs. Conrad Seipp, Lake Geneva, Wis." The upper portion of the south side of the main house at...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: This map is a Birdseye view of Delavan, Wisconsin. At the bottom of the map are points of interest that correspond to numbers on the map. Many of the stree...

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Bassett House

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: The Bassett House in Whitewater, Wisconsin.

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...

Photograph

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.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The summer home of J.J. Mitchell, formally known as Ceylon Court.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Male and female students read and practice math at the State School for the Deaf as a teacher looks on from the head of the class.

Photograph

At the Dock

Date: 1932-08 

Description: Crews work on their boats at the dock of the Lake Geneva Yacht Club after one of the races of the 1932 Inland Lake Yachting Association Regatta. The tent f...

Photograph

The Cozy Cottage

Date: 1924-01-25 

Description: The large, wood framed 1905 cottage at Black Point stands at the crest of a gentle snowy slope framed by evergreens and bare deciduous trees. The cottage w...

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The Gas House

Date: 1929-04-21 

Description: A small, simple wood frame building stands along the brick walkway near the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point. There is lattice trim under the eaves on t...

Photograph

Black Point Estate

Date: 1977-05 

Description: A small boat is seen on the waters of Geneva Lake in this aerial view of Black Point Estate. The main house with its distinctive tower and porches is easil...

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Canning jars in the fruit cellar of the Quinney farm.

Postcard

Lake Geneva Bay

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Lake Geneva Bay with assorted homes and hotels, and boats docked at long piers.

Photograph

The Whiting House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View from water over boats towards the four-story wood frame Second Empire style Whiting House Hotel standing on the lake shore at Lake Geneva. Several set...

Photograph

Alma and Ilze

Date: 1982 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, left, enjoys a meal with her niece (by marriage), Ilze Reese, in the dining room of the main house at Black Point Estate. This photo...

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

Tom Amlie's Home

Date:  

Description: Robert Bloch, Harold Gauer, Tom Amilie, and two unknown men at Amlie's home. Taken to illustrate campaign brochure of Amlie talking to "farmer types."

Photograph

The Old Place

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Quinney family's farmhouse including screened porch and yard.

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