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Painting

Reid House

Date: 1842 

Description: Watercolor of the Reid House, residence of William Reid at the head of Big Foot Lake (Lake Geneva). Two children and a woman are in the foreground.

Date: 1965 

Description: This map shows proposed streets, arterial and collector streets, lot numbers and dimensions, parks, the disposal plant, a ball park, and school property. T...

Photograph

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....

Photograph

Quinney Family

Date: 1941 

Description: Bridget, Floyd, Katherine (Kate), Earl (Richard) and Ralph Quinney with visiting friends in front of their family's farmhouse.

Photograph

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: 1920 ca.

Description: Three elephants on the side of the road near Holloway Farm. Two of the elephants are chained together. They may have been circus animals going from one tow...

Photograph

Buena Vista House

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View of the exterior of the Buena Vista House, a hotel located in East Troy. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R Bradley of Milwaukee, w...

Date: 1966 

Description: The map shows streets, wells, school land, parks, cemeteries, railroads, and the Delbrook Golf Course. The bottom of the map reads: "January 11, 1962 May 2...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Shows post offices, railroads, country clubs, and land ownership by name. Also shows the cities of Lake Geneva and Delavan and Lake Como. "Suggestions for...

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...

Date: 1962 

Description: This blue print map shows 5 zoning districts, as well as lot and block numbers and dimensions, public land, streets, and Mill Pond. The zones are: "Single...

Date: 1982-05 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, left, walks arm and arm with her sister, Clara Theresa (Tessa) Reese on the grounds of Black Point Estate. Behind them are two of A...

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.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Basement Sink

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Basement sink in the Quinney farmhouse.

Date: 1901-07 

Description: Standing full-length portrait of Henry Bartholomay forms the left half of a postcard. The message reads: "Love and Greetings from Your loving cousin Henry...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Lake Lawn from the lake. Two turrets or towers emerge above the trees. The word "LAWN" is on the shoreline, toward the left of the image.

Photograph

The "Lorely"

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elsa Seipp Madlener, center, poses with her husband Albert, right, and another man, possibly Ed Daily, the engineer of the steam launch "Lorely." A handwri...

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Spinning wheel and high chair in the attic of the Quinney farmhouse.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is gathered in a yard around a table with a child on a rocking horse. The frame house behind them has a railing on its porch roof and latticework....

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