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Circus Hotel

Date: 1926 

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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East Troy House

Date: 1925-07 

Description: This substantial wooden hotel in the classical revival style has a large wing in the rear and another on the right. A wrap-around porch unifies the buildin...

Date: 1927-01 

Description: Two-story wood frame house sitting on a small rise on the shore of Geneva Lake. There are hoods over the windows and a single-story front porch with simple...

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Ernst and Catherine

Date: 1946-09-01 

Description: View from front of motorboat of Ernst Schmidt (driving) and Catherine Schuelke enjoying an outing on Geneva Lake.

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Fraser House

Date: 1935 

Description: East elevation view of the James Fraser house porch.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The students of Dunham School pose outdoors with the school building in the background. Identified are (front, left to right) LaVerne Campbell, Mildred Pet...

Date: 1918 

Description: Three couples posed in and in front of an automobile, and another man standing next to the car on the left. Trees are in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of library with unfinished landscaping. A sign attached to a tree says, "S Fourth St."

Photograph

The Farmhouse

Date: 1941-03-09 

Description: The farmhouse on Black Point Estate, a two-story wood frame structure painted a dark color with lighter trim. A portion of the barn is on the right.

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Four Sisters

Date: 1938-07-30 

Description: The four daughters of Conrad and Catherine Orb Seipp pose for an informal group portrait on the lawn at Black Point. The sisters are, left to right, Clara...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: This map shows Black Point estate including buildings and signs, as well as a school and store near the village of Linton, country clubs, roads, Yerkes Obs...

Postcard

Webster Home

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of the home of composer Joseph Philbrick Webster, with trees and a small dog in the yard. Joseph Philbrick Webster composed "Sweet By and By" an...

Photograph

Austrian Pine

Date: 1979 

Description: A specimen of Pinus nigra, judged to be the second largest of its type in Wisconsin, standing beside a house at 302 N. Wisconsin Street. Three young...

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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...

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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.

Photograph

Fraser House

Date: 1935 

Description: Front view of the James Fraser house.

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...

Photograph

Dunham School

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Hand-colored photograph of Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. The building is built of brick and has a bell tower, with a...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of the Morris Pratt Institute, a mansard-style structure.

Photograph

Building a Sailboat

Date: 1928-01-02 

Description: John Nelson, background far right, and [?] Thompson pose next to the racing sailboat they are building for Ernst Schmidt. A portion of the planking has bee...

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