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Date: 1935 ca.
Description: The entrance to Yerkes Observatory.
Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Yerkes Observatory.
Date: date unknown
Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 2630, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the large dome of Yerkes Observatory.
Description: Ten students sitting at their desks in the classroom at Bay Hill School. Their teacher, Alice Holloway, stands at the back holding a book. Blackboards cove...
Description: A distant view of the Yerkes Observatory.
Description: Exterior view of Yerkes Observatory showing the entrance and two domes. There are prairie plants in the foreground.
Description: Color postcard of elevated view of passengers arriving on the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad train at the Williams Bay station. Many automobiles are parke...
Description: A group portrait of three women and two men outdoors on the steps of the Yerkes Observatory, a facility of the University of Chicago.
Description: The telescope inside the dome at Yerkes Observatory.
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: A simple wood frame cottage is built into the slope of the hill above Geneva Lake at Holiday Home Camp. A second building is seen in the background.
Description: View across lawn towards a car parked in front of the main building at Holiday Home Camp. The rambling wood frame building has several sets of stairs leadi...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: 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...
Description: Elevated exterior view of Yerkes Observatory. Trees and a lake are in the background.
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