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Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Side porte-cochere of a residence.

Date: 1975-02-02 

Description: Ernst Schmidt, at age 81, sits reading the "Wisconsin Magazine of History" at a table at Black Point. A telephone and lamp with a stained glass shade stand...

Date: 1926 

Description: William F. Petersen holds his son Conrad in the waters of Geneva Lake off the shore of Black Point. There are sailboats in the background.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The home of William Wrigley.

Date: 1929-03-19 

Description: The Lake Geneva Yacht Club, originally a residence, sits on the shore of Geneva Lake. A description of the photograph written by Ernst Schmidt reads, "The...

Photograph

Toy Sailboat

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Edward Schmidt Petersen sails a toy boat in the shallow waters near the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point. There is a chair and another child in the fore...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of Sandy Beach Resort. The building near the pier on the left has a sign on the roof for the resort. Along the shoreline are buildings,...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The front of the Northwestern Naval and Military Acadamy.

Date: 1954-07-12 

Description: Clara Seipp Bartholomay (1871-1956) sits with her husband Henry Bartholomay, Jr, (1868-1955) on the porch of their summer home, which was built in 1905 as...

Date: 1931-01-05 

Description: View of the front of the main house at Black Point, which faces Geneva Lake. The open first floor porch has broad steps to the lawn. There is a smaller sec...

Photograph

Conrad Petersen

Date: 1926 

Description: Conrad Petersen steps off the pier onto the shore at Black Point Estate. A small boat is moored to the shore in the background under a tree trunk leaning...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype of Charles Minton Baker. Baker was a lawyer, politician, b. New York City. He attended Middlebury College, Vt., studied law,...

Photograph

Hotel and Motorcar

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from street of hotel with balcony above entrance on corner, and a clock tower. Motorcar with several people are on the left.

Photograph

Young Residence

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: The home of Mrs. Otto Young.

Photograph

Children in Rowboat

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, standing on the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point, steadies a rowboat with her three sons and two other boys in it. Conrad Peterse...

Photograph

Ceylon Building

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...

Photograph

Ernst Schmidt

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Ernst Schmidt (1893-1977) sits in front of a homemade teepee wearing an elaborate costume of feathers and furs. He is holding a club in his right hand.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across water towards what may be cottages on the shoreline of the lake. There are stone lined paths, and a pier on the far left. A sign near steps rea...

Photograph

At the Farmhouse

Date: 1968-04-27 

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...

Photograph

The Marmon

Date: 1928-05-06 

Description: A Marmon automobile, owned by Ernst Schmidt, is parked on the drive at the main house at Black Point. The laundry building is on the left.

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