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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: 1913 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Walworth County Fair. A large crowd gathers around a carousel.

Photograph

Fraser House

Date: 1935 

Description: East elevation view of the main entrance to the home of James Fraser.

Photograph

Locomobile

Date: 1927-12-26 

Description: A Locomobile brand car is parked on the drive at Black Point near the "laundry," the rear section of the house that served as temporary living quarters for...

Date: 1948 

Description: Margaret McGuire, Alice in Dairyland, (5th from left), with six of her roommates and the House Mother, Ms. Welch, at Whitewater State University. They are...

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...

Date: 1873 

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

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

Toy Sailboat

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Edward Schmidt Petersen sails a toy boat in the shallow waters near the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point. There is a chair and another child in the fore...

Photograph

Fraser House

Date: 1935 

Description: East elevation view of the James Fraser house porch.

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...

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.

Painting

Reid House

Date: 1842 

Description: Watercolor of the Reid House, residence of William Reid at the head of Big Foot Lake (Lake Geneva). Two children and a woman are in the foreground.

Photograph

The Farmhouse

Date: 1941-03-09 

Description: The farmhouse on Black Point Estate, a two-story wood frame structure painted a dark color with lighter trim. A portion of the barn is on the right.

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...

Postcard

Webster Home

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of the home of composer Joseph Philbrick Webster, with trees and a small dog in the yard. Joseph Philbrick Webster composed "Sweet By and By" an...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The home of N.W. Harris.

Photograph

American Elm

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: An elm growing on the property of C.H. Weller, on West Highland Street, towers over the adjacent houses. In 1952, the circumference of the tree's trunk was...

Photograph

Austrian Pine

Date: 1979 

Description: A specimen of Pinus nigra, judged to be the second largest of its type in Wisconsin, standing beside a house at 302 N. Wisconsin Street. Three young...

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The octagon house. Text on the picture reads: Whitewater's octagon house is a frame one which dates back to 1855. The porch was added only a generation ago...

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