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Description: View of the front of the main house at Black Point, which faces Geneva Lake. The open first floor porch has broad steps to the lawn. There is a smaller sec...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Yerkes Observatory.
Description: Ernst Conrad Schmidt (1893-1977) skips the "Water Witch" off the shore of Geneva Lake near Black Point Estate. There is a larger boat in the background nea...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.
Description: William O. Petersen, right, poses with his wife, Jane Browne Petersen, and cousin Ernst Schmidt Reese. Jane holds a package of cucumber seeds and a hand cu...
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.
Description: Exterior view of the oldest house in Delavan. There are two large trees in the front yard.
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...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: A view of the facade of an Episcopal church, partially obscured by trees. A house stands to the building's right.
Description: The entrance to Yerkes Observatory.
Description: Automobile parked in front of the boathouse at Black Point. The description of the photograph written by Ernst Schmidt states, "A 1924 Loco which I just pu...
Date: 1923 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of Marjorie and Floyd Quinney.
Date: date unknown
Description: A view of the tree-lined street. A fountain is visible to the right.
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: The rear wheel of a bicycle is visible beyond the small front porch of a small, deteriorating one room school. The main portion of the school building is...
Date: 1973 before
Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, left, poses with her sister, Clara Theresa (Tessa) Schmidt Reese, and brother-in-law Dr. Hans Reese on the shrub-bordered brick driv...
Description: A view of businesses lining Main Street. Signs on the buildings to the left advertise "Dentist," "School Books," and "Normal School Supplies. Drugs and Ic...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View across water towards the small Geneva Lake steamer, the "Loreley," approaches the pier at Black Point. The captain stands at the wheel. There is a ca...
Description: Zika Bakieff Petersen, center, poses with her two children, Edward and Catherine, on the lawn at Black Point in late summer. The children were members of t...
Description: This old hotel was known variously as the Park, Brick, or Circus hotel and dates from the 1870s. The large brick structure has a front gable with fancy shi...
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