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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across water towards the small Geneva Lake steamer, the "Loreley," approaches the pier at Black Point. The captain stands at the wheel. There is a ca...

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Fifth Generation

Date: 1949 

Description: Zika Bakieff Petersen, center, poses with her two children, Edward and Catherine, on the lawn at Black Point in late summer. The children were members of t...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The house at Black Point, identifiable by its tower, stands above the frozen waters of Geneva Lake. Light snow covers the ground. There is a dog on the ice...

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...

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Reynolds' Farm Yard

Date:  date unknown

Description: Marjorie Quinney and Henry and Howard Reynolds stand in front of the Reynold's family farmhouse with two horses and a dog.

Date: 1942 

Description: Two tall bookcases stand against the far wall in the living room at Black Point. A portrait of Conrad Seipp hangs on that wall. A large bouquet in a tall v...

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Stove-Wood House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: House built of stove-wood by David Williams in 1848-49.

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View of Black Point

Date: 1928-05 

Description: The main house at Black Point, with its distinctive tower, is seen through the leafless trees from Geneva Lake. The bath house sits at the water's edge. Th...

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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:  date unknown

Description: Wood frame house with carpenter's lace and family seated and standing to side of house in background. A windmill and small barn with cupola is in the right...

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Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The rear view of the Ceylon Building, which was from the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was later purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved...

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Snug Harbor

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The estate known as "Snug Harbor" built by George Sturges in 1884 and owned by the Sturges family until about 1908.

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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: 1940 ca.

Description: A row of maple trees lines the brick walkway along the main house at Black Point. There are benches on the lawn; Geneva Lake is in the background. A gable...

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Black Point

Date: 1958-07 

Description: North front of Black Point, showing the stick style detailing in the gable end. There is a small porch on the third floor with steep stairs leading to the...

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Emigration Trunk

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Emigration trunk on the porch of the Old Place on the Quinney farm.

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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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Katherine Quinney

Date:  date unknown

Description: Katherine (Kate) Quinney, Richard Quinney's great aunt, standing on a country road near the family's farm looking over fields lightly dusted with snow. Th...

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Elsa Seipp Madlener

Date: 1955 

Description: A handwritten note describes this portrait as: "Aunt Elsa in her summer house "The Lindens" when she was eighty years old." She is wearing a print dress an...

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Folk Dancing

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Four students of the Fontana State Graded School strike a pose while folk dancing outdoors. The boys are wearing knickers; the girls wear dresses and patte...

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