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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Lake Geneva with the Lake Geneva steamboat.

Photograph

At the Farmhouse

Date: 1968-04-27 

Description: Members of the Petersen family gathered for a meal at the farmhouse, also referred to as the Baker house, at Black Point Estate. The room is open to the ra...

Date: 1953-06-13 

Description: Claire Chapin, granddaughter of Clara Seipp Bartholomay, with her husband, William Frederick Carr, on their wedding day at Black Point Estate. Geneva Lake...

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Landscape view from the country road north of the Quinney farm.

Photograph

View of Black Point

Date: 1928-05 

Description: The main house at Black Point, with its distinctive tower, is seen through the leafless trees from Geneva Lake. The bath house sits at the water's edge. Th...

Photograph

Class "C" Boat Race

Date: 1925-08 

Description: The start of the Class "C" race of the Inland Lake Yachting Association Regatta at Lake Geneva. Ernst Schmidt wrote in a description of this photograph, "5...

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of H.M. Curtis who settled in 1840.

Photograph

Barnyard

Date: 2001 ca.

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

Photograph

Douglas Fir

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: A specimen of Pseudotsuga menziesii standing tall against a backdrop of shorter deciduous trees on the Green Gables Estate. It was judged to be the...

Photograph

Ernst Schmidt

Date: 1916-07-03 

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: 2014-05 

Description: View across fence towards two cows standing a field flooded from spring rains. A Canada goose is swimming near a tree in the background on the right. In th...

Date: 1969 

Description: A view from near the main house at Black Point Estate shows the brick drive and walk in the foreground. Geneva Lake is seen in the background, framed by a...

Print

Place Card

Date: 1944 

Description: Printed place card created for the fiftieth wedding anniversary celebration of Clara Seipp and Henry Bartholomay Jr. which features head and shoulders phot...

Photograph

James Sanford Home

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...

Photograph

Storm Warning

Date: 1952-07-25 

Description: The caption accompanying this photograph describes the scene: "Ernst C. Schmidt raising the storm warning flag at the dock of the Lake Geneva Yacht Club on...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Frank B. Fargo, wearing a double-breasted duster and cap, is sitting at the wheel of an open automobile. His wife, Louise Mears Fargo, is sitting beside hi...

Photograph

Elsa Seipp Madlener

Date: 1955 

Description: A handwritten note describes this portrait as: "Aunt Elsa in her summer house "The Lindens" when she was eighty years old." She is wearing a print dress an...

Date: 1925 

Description: A display of autumn produce including corn, squash, cabbage and apples occupies a corner of the Centerville School. There are posters of animals, vegetable...

Drawing

Threshing

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A threshing scene in a field. One man pitches grain into a threshing machine while standing on the load of grain in the wagon pulled by two horses. A secon...

Photograph

Tom Amlie's Home

Date:  

Description: Robert Bloch, Harold Gauer, Tom Amilie, and two unknown men at Amlie's home. Taken to illustrate campaign brochure of Amlie talking to "farmer types."

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