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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...

Date: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Lake Geneva, looking southwest, with insets of points of interest.

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: A specimen of Ginkgo biloba judged to be the largest example of the species in Wisconsin in 1979. It was located at Covenant Harbor Camp at Lake Gen...

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...

Date: 1980 ca.

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...

Photograph

Boats and Pickup

Date: 1929-04-28 

Description: A pickup truck parked on the brick drive near the main house at Black Point Estate. Two boats rest on a trailer parked in front of the truck.

Photograph

Doll House

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A close-up view of the kitchen of an antique doll house at Black Point Estate shows partial exterior walls of fretwork and columns decorated with draperies...

Date: 1927-02-12 

Description: A team of two draft horses, driven by a man standing in a wagon, pulls a portion of crib across the ice of Geneva Lake. Another man walks alongside the wag...

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...

Photograph

Clubhouse

Date: 1928-08-16 

Description: A rear view of the clubhouse of the Lake Geneva Yacht Club. Formerly the Cook house, the building was remodeled in 1927 to accommodate the club. The buildi...

Photograph

After Sunday Dinner

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Group portrait of eight women and two men posing on the lawn at Black Point. The description on the reverse of the photograph reads: "The Wacker family aft...

Date: 1929-08 

Description: William Otto Petersen sits on his mother's lap as they ride inside a passenger launch on Geneva Lake. One of William's older brothers sits on the right. Th...

Photograph

Bartholomay House

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: A front view of the "cottage" built on the Black Point Estate in 1905 by Catherine Orb Seipp, the widow of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp who had built their...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Shows post offices, railroads, country clubs, and land ownership by name.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior view of the main hall of Wadsworth Hall. There is a table in the center of the room with books and a lamp, a fireplace at right and a stairway at...

Book or Pamphlet

Lake Geneva Title Page

Date: 1904 

Description: Title page of a picturesque and descriptive book about Lake Geneva showing two steamboats "Lady Of The Lake" and "Lucius Newberry".

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...

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...

Map or Atlas

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Date: 1871 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Lake Geneva.

Photograph

The Cozy Cottage

Date: 1924-01-25 

Description: The large, wood framed 1905 cottage at Black Point stands at the crest of a gentle snowy slope framed by evergreens and bare deciduous trees. The cottage w...

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