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Date: 1916-09-03 

Description: Ernst Schmidt (1893-1977) and Jean Happich sail the boat "Illiola." Schmidt was a grandson of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, who established Black Point Esta...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Ernst Schmidt poses in the doorway of the playhouse on the grounds at Black Point Estate. He is wearing an exotic native American style costume adorned wit...

Date: 1916-09-08 

Description: Sisters Alma, in dark glasses, and Tessa (Clara Theresa) Schmidt aboard the "Water Witch" at the pier at Black Point. Both women are wearing long white dre...

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Ernst Schmidt

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Ernst Schmidt (1893-1977) sits in front of a homemade teepee wearing an elaborate costume of feathers and furs. He is holding a club in his right hand.

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Lakeside Stairway

Date: 1898 

Description: Lakeside entrance exterior stairway of an elaborate residence at Lake Geneva.

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Dr. William F. Petersen, with his son Edward, poses next to a dragon that he created for his sons at Black Point Estate.

Date: 1944-07-12 

Description: Henry Bartholomay, Jr. and his wife, Clara Seipp Bartholomay pose at the corner of the screened porch at their summer home on the occasion of their fiftiet...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Walworth County Fair. A large crowd gathers around a carousel.

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Barnyard

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: View of the countryside landscape from the Quinney farm barnyard.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View of a residential street lined with trees, probably taken in early Spring. The home of A.H. Allyn can be seen at left. A covered fountain can be seen i...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A view of the facade of a log cabin on the grounds of the State Normal School. A black dog sits in front of the building.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Winter scene with young Richard and Ralph Quinney hauling firewood on a sled through the snow past the farmhouse.

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Dr. William F. Petersen sits in the doorway of a toy teepee playing with his sons Conrad, left, and Edward, dressed in Indian costumes. Edward wields a toy...

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The Marsh

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Landscape view of the marsh on the Quinney farm.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A group of nine women pose with Charles Wacker, center, on "A Sunday Afternoon - about 1914" on the lawn at Black Point. The individuals are identified, fr...

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The Baker Farm

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Young trees and corn grow in a fenced field in front of a two-story wood frame house, two barns and another building. In the background there are open and...

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New Buick

Date: 1928-05 

Description: A caption for this photograph written by Ernst Schmidt reads, "1929 7-passenger Buick touring car purchased on May 1 for use at the place on the loop at Bl...

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Winter at the Farm

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Winter scene of a snow-covered landscape near the Quinney farm.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a lawn at the State Normal School accented with a bust and sundial. Trees and various plantings dot the landscape.

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Fricker House

Date: 1936 

Description: Three views of the Fricker House on Case Street, Whitewater's first modern house, the first of its kind in Whitewater. It was finished in the winter of 193...

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