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Date: 1974-07-11 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, wearing a summer dress and flower lei, stands at a long table on the dining porch of the main house at Black Point Estate surrounded...

Date: 1883 

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

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen controls the sheets on a small sailboat. Her husband, William F. Petersen, sits aft. The child between them is unidentified. The sail...

Photograph

Three-Story House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Classical Revival-style porch and facade. Three-story house with the basement partially above ground.

Photograph

Toy Sailboat

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Edward Schmidt Petersen sails a toy boat in the shallow waters near the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point. There is a chair and another child in the fore...

Photograph

Industrial Plant

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the back and side of the plant, which sits next to a body of water. Three young men in bathing suits sit on a wall over the bridge to the right.

Date: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Lake Geneva, looking southwest, with insets of points of interest.

Photograph

Holiday Home

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View across lawn towards a car parked in front of the main building at Holiday Home Camp. The rambling wood frame building has several sets of stairs leadi...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows roads, railroads, lakes, and land ownership by name. Also included are illustrations of select business and residences, business directories...

Postcard

Harrose Hall

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard of the "Residence of H. G. Selfridge, Lake Geneva, Wis." The large Tudor influenced house has three stories and features a tall chimn...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The home of N.W. Harris.

Photograph

Children in Rowboat

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, standing on the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point, steadies a rowboat with her three sons and two other boys in it. Conrad Peterse...

Date: 1930-08-10 

Description: Dr. William Petersen stands behind a bench posing with his three sons, posed on bench, from left, William Otto (standing, holding a ball), Conrad William,...

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....

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Wagon in the granary on the Quinney farm.

Date: 1954-09 

Description: An ornate dining table with matching chairs anchors the dining room at Black Point. There is a stained glass window at the far end of the room over a built...

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: 1916-07-04 

Description: Catherine (Kate) Bartholomay (1899-1991) stands in dappled shade on the pier at Black Point. She is holding two oars as she prepares to get into a wooden c...

Date: 1937 

Description: Young Richard Quinney atop the family's new horse-drawn grain binder in a field.

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