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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

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William O. Petersen

Date: 1981-06 

Description: William O. Petersen, right, poses with his wife, Jane Browne Petersen, and cousin Ernst Schmidt Reese. Jane holds a package of cucumber seeds and a hand cu...

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: 1935 ca.

Description: The entrance to Yerkes Observatory.

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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...

Photograph

Library Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the tree-lined street. A fountain is visible to the right.

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

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...

Photograph

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: 1905 ca.

Description: Map of the United States with an imprint of Whitewater, Wisconsin and the title "The Only Town on the Map". It was published as a novelty.

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

Date: 2008 

Description: Built in 1922, Nippersink Manor, located at N1055 Tombeau Road, was intended to cater to those from Chicago seeking summertime recreation and healthful vac...

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...

Photograph

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: 1904 ca.

Description: A view of the White Memorial library facade, with striped shades on the windows. A neoclassical style is visible in the columns flanking the door, the ped...

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.

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Main Street

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Main Street looking east in Whitewater.

Date: 1950 ca.

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

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...

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