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Photograph

Entry Hall

Date: 1942 

Description: A portrait of Dr. Otto L. Schmidt hangs in the front hall of Black Point. A handwritten caption which accompanies the photograph states: "Portrait above —...

Photograph

The "Nepenthe"

Date: 1928-07-04 

Description: View from shoreline of the motor launch "Nepenthe," owned by Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, resting at the pier at Black Point on Geneva Lake. The boat is "dressed"...

Date: 1942 

Description: Two tall bookcases stand against the far wall in the living room at Black Point. A portrait of Conrad Seipp hangs on that wall. A large bouquet in a tall v...

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

Date:  ca.

Description: Exterior view of the main building at the Wisconsin School for the Deaf. The building is surrounded by a lawn and a grove of trees.

Photograph

Sailing the "Senta"

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, far left, is helmsman for the "Senta," sailing with a crew of three on Geneva Lake. Dr. Schmidt was the husband of Emma Seipp Schmidt,...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. Seven children play "Andy-Over-the-Schoolhouse", a game in which they throw a ball over...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The house at Black Point, identifiable by its tower, stands above the frozen waters of Geneva Lake. Light snow covers the ground. There is a dog on the ice...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the main building, with a lightpost in the foreground. A sign on the building reads, "Wisconsin Institution for the Deaf & Dumb."

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Three boys play ice hockey on a frozen pond. One boy has fallen and is sitting on the ice. Snow covers the ground, with some grass peeking through. A fence...

Date: 1918 

Description: Three couples posed in and in front of an automobile, and another man standing next to the car on the left. Trees are in the background.

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.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A boy holding a dog stands behind a rustic railing on a bridge over a man-made cut in a hill at Black Point. A girl and dog stand on the trail below. Bould...

Photograph

Mullein Plant

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Mullein plant on the edge of the woods on the Quinney farm.

Photograph

Winter at the Farm

Date: 2001 ca.

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

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

Date: 1935 

Description: Baby Richard Quinney rides on a full wheelbarrow pushed by his father, Floyd Quinney, across the farmyard.

Postcard

Harrose Hall

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard of the "Residence of H. G. Selfridge, Lake Geneva, Wis." The large Tudor influenced house has three stories and features a tall chimn...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Outdoor informal group portrait of four women standing together at Lake Geneva. Trees are in the background.

Photograph

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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