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Lake Geneva

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from boat towards the waterfront at Lake Geneva with the Whiting House Hotel on the left and the pier extending to the right. A large sidewheel steamb...

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Wedding Day

Date: 1966-09-10 

Description: Bride Catherine Bakieff Petersen and groom Peter Seipp Goltra, left, pose with their wedding party under the crystal chandelier in the music room at Black...

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Tour Hostesses

Date: 1969-07-31 

Description: Left to right, Zika Bakieff Petersen, Gladys Zimmerman, and Alma Schmidt Petersen pose with the dog, Bamboo, on the porch at Black Point Estate. The three...

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Train Derailment

Date: 1941-05-30 

Description: Slightly elevated view from bank of workmen gathered at the site of a train derailment. The man in suit and hat at far left is identified as a police offic...

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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...

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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Yerkes Observatory showing the entrance and two domes. There are prairie plants in the foreground.

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Shoreline with Pier

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lake Lawn. Several boats are on the water with a man standing on his sailboat next to the dock. Trees run along the shoreline into the distance.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Elmer Willis Sesl (sp?) farm. The photograph has the term "Exhibit "B"" written on the front in ink.

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Sailing School

Date: 1941-08-08 

Description: View across water of women and children sitting on the deck of the Sailing School Ship on Lake Geneva. Herb Taylor, partly obscured on the afterdeck, was t...

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Uihlein's Point

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across water towards Frank Greene standing on a boulder seawall at Uihlein's Point on Geneva Lake. In the background on the left is a pier with a cove...

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Two-Story Garage

Date: 1919 

Description: Wood and shingle two car garage of E.M. Willoughby. A car can be seen through the open door.

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Flower Girls

Date: 1931-05 

Description: Faye Finch, Dorothy Tober and Doris Behling pose out of doors. They are dressed in crepe paper costumes with petalled skirts, leaf bibs and caps with stem...

Date: 1910 

Description: View of the west porch of Wadsworth Hall with wicker tables and chairs. There are papers on the table in the foreground and houseplants against the far wal...

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East of the Barn

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Landscape of the countryside east of the barn on the Quinney farm.

Date: 1973 before

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, left, poses with her sister, Clara Theresa (Tessa) Schmidt Reese, and brother-in-law Dr. Hans Reese on the shrub-bordered brick driv...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Low flower arrangements decorate a table set for at least 25 people on the screened dining porch at the main house at Black Point Estate. There is a large...

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Camels Near Farm

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View across road of six camels walking and grazing along the side of a country road near Holloway Farm. They may have been circus animals going from one to...

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Lakeside Stairway

Date: 1898 

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

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Boathouse in Winter

Date: 1924-01-25 

Description: A small wood frame boathouse with a large front porch stands at the snow covered shore of frozen Geneva Lake at Black Point. Evergreens and bare deciduous...

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Rhythm Band

Date: 1931-05 

Description: Members of the rhythm bands from the Woods and Fontana state graded schools pose outdoors holding their instruments. The children in the front row and on t...

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