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Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Ernst Schmidt shaving using a straight razor in front of a small mirror. The mirror hangs on the wall next to a window. His shaving brush rests on a drop f...
Date: 1980 ca.
Description: View from lawn of a man holding the harness of a team of two horses hitched to an open carriage on the brick drive at Black Point. A large group looks on f...
Description: Alma Schmidt, owner of Black Point Estate, poses seated in a green wicker chair on the porch of the main house. Standing behind her is her son, Edward Schm...
Date: 1959 ca.
Description: This map of Lake Geneva has relief shown by contours and water depths shown by isolines. The map includes an index of schools, churches, public services, i...
Description: The "Green Dragon" racing yacht, left and a dinghy under construction at John M. Nelson's workshop.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Mrs. Conrad (Catherine Orb) Seipp, left, and Mrs. Ernst (Theresa Weikhardt) Schmidt join their grandchildren, from left, Alma Catherine, Clara Theresa (Tes...
Description: Catherine (Kate) Bartholomay (1899-1991) stands in dappled shade on the pier at Black Point. She is holding two oars as she prepares to get into a wooden c...
Description: A trailer loaded with two new dinghies is parked on the brick drive at Black Point Estate. An automobile identified as "Thompson's Ford" is parked behind i...
Description: View across water towards the Senta, owned and skipped by Dr. Otto Schmidt, on Lake Geneva near the Lake Geneva Yacht Club just before the start of...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Ernst Schmidt poses in the doorway of the playhouse on the grounds at Black Point Estate. He is wearing an exotic native American style costume adorned wit...
Description: Members of the Petersen family gathered for a meal at the farmhouse, also referred to as the Baker house, at Black Point Estate. The room is open to the ra...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), the widow of Conrad Seipp, poses beneath a chestnut tree in full bloom at Black Point Estate.
Description: A small dog is photographed in profile as he "sits up." He is wearing a studded collar.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: The rear view of the Ceylon Building, which was from the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was later purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved...
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...
Description: Alma Schmidt poses seated outdoors wearing a light summer dress. Her face is in profile.
Description: Title page of a picturesque and descriptive book about Lake Geneva showing two steamboats "Lady Of The Lake" and "Lucius Newberry".
Date: 1890 before
Description: Elevated view from shoreline of two side wheeled steamboats, the "Lucius Newberry," left, and the "Lady of the Lake," docked at Geneva Lake. Other smaller...
Description: Ernst Schmidt (1893-1977) and Jean Happich sail the boat "Illiola." Schmidt was a grandson of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, who established Black Point Esta...
Description: A watercolor drawing by Mrs. James Reid the sister-in-law of William Reid, the homeowner.
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