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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...
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...
Description: A simple wood frame cottage is built into the slope of the hill above Geneva Lake at Holiday Home Camp. A second building is seen in the background.
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: 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...
Description: Reverend H.A. Preus and his family pose seated outdoors in front of the Spring Prairie parsonage.
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: 1930 ca.
Description: The three sons (center) of Dr. William and Alma Schmidt Petersen pose in a row boat on the shore of Geneva Lake with two unidentified girls. The boys are,...
Date: date unknown
Description: A view of the facade of the State Normal School. The middle section, including a bell or clock tower, is mostly obscured by trees.
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: 1910 ca.
Description: Catherine Orb Seipp stands on the lawn at Black Point, near one of the porches of the 1905 "cottage." She is wearing a summer dress with bold bands of dark...
Description: Four boys on bicycles pose at the South Heart Prairie School as two others look on. With bicycles are Charles Davis, Howard Holden, Ivan Bogie, and Raymond...
Description: View of an elaborate fountain decorated with squirrel figurines at its base. A path leads to a two-story brick house beyond the fountain. Lampposts and c...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph view of the Whiting House with its large harbor and boats.
Description: In the yard of Tom Amlie. Photograph was to be used for campaign literature. Newberry was a volunteer.
Description: Children at the Honey Creek State Graded School, District No. 1, commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of George Washington with a dance performed...
Description: Marjorie Quinney and Henry and Howard Reynolds stand in front of the Reynold's family farmhouse with two horses and a dog.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Young man and two women in a horse-drawn wagon in front of the fenced yard of the James Sanford home. There is a small patch of snow on the ground in front...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: John Quinney, Richard Quinney's grandfather, standing in front of a horse-drawn harrow on the fields of his farm.
Description: Richard and Ralph Quinney, posing for a photo with their father, Floyd Quinney with corn knives and a scythe.
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