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Folk Dancing

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Four students of the Fontana State Graded School strike a pose while folk dancing outdoors. The boys are wearing knickers; the girls wear dresses and patte...

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...

Date: 1913 ca.

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

Date: 1940 

Description: Young Richard and Ralph Quinney pose for a picture holding hands in front of the farmhouse on the first day of the school year.

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Leisure Hour

Date: 1932 

Description: Several students have gathered around the piano for "Leisure Hour" at Star Center School, District No. 8, Bloomfield. Other students work at their desks. T...

Date: 1942-04 

Description: Three illegal gambling machines (slot) in the Lone Oak Inn, on Highway 12, north of Elkhorn.

Date: 1922 

Description: Young Edward Petersen (1921-2013) poses sitting in a wicker highchair on the porch at Black Point. He is the son of William F. and Alma Schmidt Petersen an...

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Black Point

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View up brick path towards the exterior of the Conrad Seipp summer home at Black Point on Geneva Lake. A horse-drawn wagon is parked in front; a dog stands...

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Threshing Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: Threshing day in the fields at the Quinney family farm. View includes, two workers, a tractor powering the thresher, a horse-drawn cart full of straw, a t...

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Alma and Ilze

Date: 1982 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, left, enjoys a meal with her niece (by marriage), Ilze Reese, in the dining room of the main house at Black Point Estate. This photo...

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Woodlawn Bay

Date:  date unknown

Description: Path on tree-lined shoreline with rowboats. A section of a porch is on the left, other dwellings and piers in the distance.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The entrance to Yerkes Observatory.

Date: 1934 

Description: Richard Quinney as a baby held by his father, Floyd Quinney, in the family's farmyard.

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Holloway Family

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of James and Mary Bray Holloway and their children, Lizzie and Will.

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Landscape view of the pond at the Old Place on the Quinney farm.

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Raising the Flag

Date: 1932 

Description: Two unidentified girls pose holding an American flag at base of a flagpole at Lauderdale Lake School. There is a large barn in the background and a car is...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with houses visible to the left. Two males walk bicycles down the sidewalk at right.

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Grain Wagon

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Richard and Ralph Quinney with their father, Floyd Quinney, riding in the back of a horse-drawn grain wagon in the farmyard.

Date: 1982-05 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, left, walks arm and arm with her sister, Clara Theresa (Tessa) Reese on the grounds of Black Point Estate. Behind them are two of A...

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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A view of Yerkes Observatory at Williams Bay, Lake Geneva. It was the "largest refracting telescope in the world", according to "Wisconsin: A Guide To The...

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