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Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Duck decoy and croquet set on the Quinney farm.

Date: 1966 

Description: This 1966 map shows topography, roads, highways, golf courses, government buildings, and businesses around Delavan Lake in Walworth County, Wisconsin. Incl...

Photograph

Ice Skates

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Ice skates hanging from the attic rafters in the Quinney farmhouse.

Date: 1883 

Description: Broadside advertising an auction at the L.P. Bailey farm near Delavan. Sale included cattle, horses and hogs.

Photograph

Founder's Oak

Date: 1981 

Description: An enormous, nearly symmetrical spreading bur oak tree towering over a picnic table and a row of conifers. Samuel Faulkner Phoenix, the founder of Delavan,...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A view of a cabin on the grounds of the State Normal School. A pile of logs sits to the left.

Date: 1925 

Description: Spring Prairie Church.

Map or Atlas

Geneva Wisconsin

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of Geneva shows lots and acreages, reserved land, and public squares. Streets and Lake Geneva are labeled. The map includes manuscript annotations...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: This map of Walworth County, Wisconsin, shows the lakes and streams flowing into the Fox River and the lakes and streams flowing into the Rock River. The d...

Date: 1896 

Description: This late 19th century map of Walworth County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, villages and post offices, roads, railroads,...

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Photograph

Madlener House

Date: 1929-11 

Description: A side view of the Lake Geneva summer home of Albert and Elsa Seipp Madlener shows progress during remodeling. A portion of the porch has been removed and...

Date: 1953-10 ca.

Description: A car sits on the drive at Black Point near the distinctive tower at the northwest corner of the house. The trees have lost their leaves.

Photograph

Driving in Delavan

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of a tree lined dirt road from the passenger seat of a Ford Model T, including hood ornament.

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Lap robe and phonographic records in the Quinney farmhouse attic.

Photograph

Birdbath

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Snow-covered landscape with a birdbath in the foreground at the Quinney farm.

Postcard

Walworth Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Buildings along Walworth Street.

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...

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Description: Engraving of Wisconsin Institute for Deaf and Dumb. A man in a horse-drawn carriage and another rider on horseback travel along the street in the foregroun...

Date: 1900 

Description: This 1900 map of Walworth County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, landownership and acreages, rural residences, cities and v...

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