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Buena Vista House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from road of the Buena Vista House. There is a utility pole in front with many wires attached. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R....

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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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the south face of Wadsworth Hall. A flag flies from the pediment. A large lawn with shrubs and trees is in the foreground.

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State Normal School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of "Old Main" at the State Normal School, founded in 1868. A dirt road leads to the main entrance, flanked by columns. A central tower is visibl...

Date:  ca.

Description: Interior view of the chapel at the Wisconsin School for the Deaf. Rows of empty, bow back chairs face a stage, where more chairs are set up under bunting a...

Date:  

Description: Exterior view from road of the White Memorial Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. Above the main...

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Circus Hotel

Date: 1926 

Description: This old hotel was known variously as the Park, Brick, or Circus hotel and dates from the 1870s. The large brick structure has a front gable with fancy shi...

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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...

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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...

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...

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A Wisconsin Road

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a road next to a park, visible to the left. A gazebo stands in the background.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: View of a parlor interior (probably that of Herman Amberg Preus's parsonage) with a bay window and draperies, a statue, plants, an ornate clock on a table...

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Hillside Cemetery

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of the gate and gatehouse at Hillside cemetery.

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Fountain and House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of an elaborate fountain decorated with squirrel figurines at its base. A path leads to a two-story brick house beyond the fountain. Lampposts and c...

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Emil Schwartzer

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Emil Schwartzer, the janitor at Honey Creek School, District No. 1, poses in front of a pick up truck in front of the school building. He is wearing bib ov...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Small steam yacht decorated with pennants on Lake Geneva. A small group is at the front of the yacht. Shoreline with boathouses and dwellings can be seen i...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The students of Dunham School pose outdoors with the school building in the background. Identified are (front, left to right) LaVerne Campbell, Mildred Pet...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the main building of the State School for the Deaf.

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Dunham School

Date: 1946 

Description: Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. The building is built of brick and has a bell tower and chimney, with a front door with...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Pathways lead through a treed lawn to the neo-classical styled White Memorial Library, funded by Mary Flavia White. In front of the library stands Birge F...

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