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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A boy holding a dog stands behind a rustic railing on a bridge over a man-made cut in a hill at Black Point. A girl and dog stand on the trail below. Bould...

Date: 1949-08 

Description: Brochure for the forty-eighth Annual Regatta of the Inland Lake Yachting Association features a photograph of ten sailboats and a motorized judges' boat. E...


Black Point

Date: 1907 before

Description: Hand-colored postcard bearing the inscription "Residence of Mrs. Conrad Seipp, Lake Geneva, Wis." The upper portion of the south side of the main house at...


Boat Construction

Date: 1928-03-24 

Description: The "Green Dragon" racing yacht, left and a dinghy under construction at John M. Nelson's workshop.


Boats and Pickup

Date: 1929-04-28 

Description: A pickup truck parked on the brick drive near the main house at Black Point Estate. Two boats rest on a trailer parked in front of the truck.

Book or Pamphlet

Hotel Glenwood

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The centerfold of a promotional brochure features a photograph of the Hotel Glenwood and a description of the springs on the grounds. The hotel, with large...

Date: 1942-04-11 

Description: Three illegal gambling machines in the Green Parrot Tavern on Highway 12, north of Elkhorn. The machines are in a case, which the proprietor closes when he...


New Dinghies

Date: 1928-04-28 

Description: A trailer loaded with two new dinghies is parked on the brick drive at Black Point Estate. An automobile identified as "Thompson's Ford" is parked behind i...


Dunham School

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Hand-colored photograph of Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. The building is built of brick and has a bell tower, with a...

Map or Atlas

Map of Lake Geneva

Date: 1939 

Description: A brochure for the Wisconsin Transportation Co. includes a map of Lake Geneva with towns and shoreline property owners identified. Black Point, on the sout...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view looking east along tree-lined Main Street with houses visible on the left. H. J. O'Connor, publisher.

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: This pictorial bird's-eye-view map shows buildings, streets, and railroads. Included are illustrations and an index to points of interest. The bottom of th...


Methodist Church

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Methodist church.

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Low flower arrangements decorate a table set for at least 25 people on the screened dining porch at the main house at Black Point Estate. There is a large...


Webster Home

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of the home of composer Joseph Philbrick Webster, with trees and a small dog in the yard. Joseph Philbrick Webster composed "Sweet By and By" an...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The N.K. Fairbanks estate, "Butternuts."


New Buick

Date: 1928-05 

Description: A caption for this photograph written by Ernst Schmidt reads, "1929 7-passenger Buick touring car purchased on May 1 for use at the place on the loop at Bl...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is gathered in a yard playing croquet. Nearby a child sits on a rocking horse and holds onto a small wagon. Behind that are some women and another...


The Baker Farm

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Young trees and corn grow in a fenced field in front of a two-story wood frame house, two barns and another building. In the background there are open and...

Date: 1890 

Description: Esterly Harvesting Machine Company looking southeast across State Street at intersection with Newcomb Street.

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