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Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin Central Railroad Station in Lake Beulah.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Close-up view of the Big Foot village marker erected by the Geneva Lake Historical Society. The plaque reads, "A village of Potawatomi Indians occupied the...

Photograph

Ernst Shaving

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Ernst Schmidt shaving using a straight razor in front of a small mirror. The mirror hangs on the wall next to a window. His shaving brush rests on a drop f...

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: View from lawn of a man holding the harness of a team of two horses hitched to an open carriage on the brick drive at Black Point. A large group looks on f...

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt, owner of Black Point Estate, poses seated in a green wicker chair on the porch of the main house. Standing behind her is her son, Edward Schm...

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...

Photograph

Boat Construction

Date: 1928-03-24 

Description: The "Green Dragon" racing yacht, left and a dinghy under construction at John M. Nelson's workshop.

Date: 1910 

Description: A view of the facade of White Memorial Library and the Birge Fountain. Construction of the neo-classical style library was funded by Mary Flavia White. T...

Date: 1959 

Description: Stanley Zuckerman, Lloyd Barbee, Jackie Robinson, and David Obey. The photograph is inscribed from Obey to Barbee.

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Mrs. Conrad (Catherine Orb) Seipp, left, and Mrs. Ernst (Theresa Weikhardt) Schmidt join their grandchildren, from left, Alma Catherine, Clara Theresa (Tes...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Yerkes Observatory.

Date: 1942-04-11 

Description: Five illegal gambling machines in Gardner's Cocktail Lounge at La Grange, on U.S. Highway 12. There are two 50¢ slot machines, one 25¢ slot machine, one 10...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Distant view of the mill, with a stream leading to it, and a road paralleling the stream on the right.

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...

Photograph

New Dinghies

Date: 1928-04-28 

Description: A trailer loaded with two new dinghies is parked on the brick drive at Black Point Estate. An automobile identified as "Thompson's Ford" is parked behind i...

Postcard

Lake Geneva

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a steamboat landing on Lake Geneva. A group of women are gathered on the shore.

Photograph

Masonic Temple

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of the neoclassical structure. Four columns support the two-story porch. A semi-circular opening appears in the pediment, a...

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