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Black Point

Date: 1958-07 

Description: North front of Black Point, showing the stick style detailing in the gable end. There is a small porch on the third floor with steep stairs leading to the...

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Bicentennial Dance

Date: 1932-02-22 

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...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A row of maple trees lines the brick walkway along the main house at Black Point. There are benches on the lawn; Geneva Lake is in the background. A gable...

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Robert A. Taft

Date: 1952 

Description: Robert A. Taft outdoors shaking hands in a crowd after giving a speech in the Municipal Building during his campaign. He was ultimately unsuccessful in his...

Drawing

Whiting House

Date: 1873 

Description: The Whiting House with assorted traffic and people.

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Alma on the Porch

Date: 1942 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen poses seated in a wicker chair on the porch at Black Point. She is wearing a dress and light coat. There is a large-leafed potted pla...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Auditorium at the State School for the Deaf; the stage is dressed with a 'nature' backdrop.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of "Old Main" at the State Normal School, founded in 1868. The view from an adjacent road features the brick building's two towers with additional...

Photograph

Kayes Park House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the large hotel at Kayes Park on the south shore of Geneva Lake. There are two girls in the foreground with well-dressed women in the formal...

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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...

Date: 1928-06-02 

Description: View across street towards a convertible automobile with a fender-mounted spare tire parked in front of the Lake Geneva Auto Station on the south side of t...

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Stove-Wood House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: House built of stove-wood by David Williams in 1848-49.

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Fountain and House

Date:  date unknown

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...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Semi-circle of group in yard with a baby carriage in the middle. A large wood frame house with carpenter's lace on its porch is behind them. The third man...

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Description: Interior view of the White Memorial Library in Whitewater. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. Bottom left...

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Walworth Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Walworth Hotel. Stairs lead to a porch where a man sits and signs that read "Billiard Hall" and "New Walworth Buffet" are visible near the sid...

Photograph

Warren Potter

Date: 1932 

Description: Warren Potter, holding a bucket, poses with his sheep and lambs. There is a road in the background and a farmstead on the other side of the road.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The entrance to Yerkes Observatory.

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Methodist Church

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Methodist church.

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