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Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with houses partially visible on the right.

Date: 1930-02-11 

Description: View of the Black Point boathouses taken from the frozen ice of Geneva Lake. Blocks of cut ice are in the foreground. A description of the photograph writt...

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of an intersection of tree-lined streets in a residential area. Homes are partially visible on the right.

Photograph

Locomobile

Date: 1931-04-05 

Description: Automobile parked in front of the boathouse at Black Point. The description of the photograph written by Ernst Schmidt states, "A 1924 Loco which I just pu...

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with homes partially visible on the right.

Date: 1909 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Lake Geneva from the south extending to Waukesha and Milwaukee in the north. Delavan Lake and Lake Como are identified. Several electric...

Date: 1880 after

Description: A view of the facade and side of the Congregational Church, partially obscured by trees. The bell tower doubles as a clock tower.

Print

Black Point

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View up brick path towards the exterior of the Conrad Seipp summer home at Black Point on Geneva Lake. A horse-drawn wagon is parked in front; a dog stands...

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of businesses lining Main Street. Signs on the buildings to the left advertise "Dentist," "School Books," and "Normal School Supplies. Drugs and Ic...

Photograph

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Informal group portrait of fifteen people, men women and children, posed on stone steps at Oakwood Sanitarium. Some of the people are holding bouquets.

Date: 1902 before

Description: Family portrait of Charles Taylor, his wife, Ellen Wishart, and their two children taken on the lawn in front of their house. Lorena Taylor, standing besi...

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a post office.

Date: 1975-02-02 

Description: Ernst Schmidt, at age 81, sits reading the "Wisconsin Magazine of History" at a table at Black Point. A telephone and lamp with a stained glass shade stand...

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

City Hall

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of City Hall. The main entrance is part of the bell tower. Men sit on the bench outside to the right.

Photograph

Delavan Lake

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the north shore of Delavan Lake with a lighthouse in the background. Also known as "Red Top" and "L. P. Sutter's"

Photograph

Bartholomay House

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: A front view of the "cottage" built on the Black Point Estate in 1905 by Catherine Orb Seipp, the widow of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp who had built their...

Photograph

The Black Point

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View across water towards the Black Point sailing on Geneva Lake. Yerkes Observatory is in the far background.

Date: 1971-05 

Description: Poster announcing People's Art Fest, a free concert event that took place three miles west of Whitewater. Featured Soup, Fuse, Oz, Tongue, Shortstuff Hope,...

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