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Photograph

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.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View from hill, looking northwest, across Geneva Lake from the main house at Black Point Estate, taken in the spring of the year.

Photograph

View of Black Point

Date: 1928-05 

Description: The main house at Black Point, with its distinctive tower, is seen through the leafless trees from Geneva Lake. The bath house sits at the water's edge. Th...

Date: 1930 

Description: Ten students sitting at their desks in the classroom at Bay Hill School. Their teacher, Alice Holloway, stands at the back holding a book. Blackboards cove...

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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Elevated view across water of sailboats on Geneva Lake. There are people on a boat with an outboard motor in the foreground. The scalloped edge of an awnin...

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...

Date: 1912 

Description: Jesse C. Brabazon of Delavan, Wisconsin in a 1911 Wright Model B, the first Wright plane designed to carry a passenger and a pilot. Previously, the passeng...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

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...

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: This map of Lake Geneva has relief shown by contours and water depths shown by isolines. The map includes an index of schools, churches, public services, i...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young man in the foreground, possibly Ernst Schmidt, stands looking out at sailboats on Geneva Lake. In the foreground on the left a woman is on a sailbo...

Date: 1901-07 

Description: A standing, full-length studio portrait of Catherine Bartholomay forms the left half of a postcard. She is wearing a long dress with full sleeves. She is s...

Photograph

Green Shutters

Date: 1940 

Description: The "Green Shutters".

Date: 1916 

Description: Southeastern Wisconsin which lies east of Whitewater and south of Port Washington.

Map or Atlas

East Troy

Date: 1900 after

Description: Pen and pencil on tracing paper. Shows landownership by name, local streets, local businesses, mill pond, creek, and proposed railroad.

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...

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