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Music Room

Date: 1954-09 

Description: A grand piano with ornate shawl stands in front of the fireplace in the music room at Black Point. The fireplace surround is covered with ornate ceramic ti...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Yerkes Observatory.

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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

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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Boat Track

Date: 1928-09 

Description: A view looking down the boat track at the Lake Geneva Yacht Club, with the clubhouse on the right and the lake in the background. There are several sailboa...

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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: 1905 ca.

Description: Ernst Schmidt poses in the doorway of the playhouse on the grounds at Black Point Estate. He is wearing an exotic native American style costume adorned wit...

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Green Shutters

Date: 1940 

Description: The "Green Shutters".

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of Yerkes Observatory. Trees and a lake are in the background.

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: 1930 ca.

Description: View looking up hill, from near the shore of Geneva Lake, towards the main house at Black Point. Doors facing the lake on the first and second floors open...

Date: 1873 

Description: View of the Walworth County Courthouse.

Photograph

Black Point Estate

Date: 1977-05 

Description: This aerial view of the main house at Black Point Estate shows the brick drive and walkways near the house. Trees are just budding out. The house's distin...

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Stanchions in the barn on the Quinney farm.

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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:  

Description: Exterior view of the Elkhorn Public Library and a larger, two-story, brick building, with a storefront on the first floor. The Elkhorn Public Library is th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Printing presses are towards the back of the long, narrow room, and in the foreground are tables with type laid out in form or frame for letterpress printi...

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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The Attic

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: The attic of the Quinney farmhouse. The photographer's great-grandfather, Nathan Church Reynolds (1828 - 1895).

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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