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Andy Gump Statue

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Andy Gump statue on the grounds of the late Sidney Smith, cartoonist, estate. The statue represents Smith's popular cartoon figure, and at the time of...

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Sailing the "Senta"

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, far left, is helmsman for the "Senta," sailing with a crew of three on Geneva Lake. Dr. Schmidt was the husband of Emma Seipp Schmidt,...

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: 1915 ca.

Description: The home of N.W. Harris.

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The Arthur Kaye

Date: 1898 before

Description: View across water towards men and women in fine clothes posing on the deck of the steamer Arthur Kaye, which is docked at a pier on Geneva Lake. Nam...

Date: 1954-09 

Description: An ornate dining table with matching chairs anchors the dining room at Black Point. There is a stained glass window at the far end of the room over a built...

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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...

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Sailing the "Senta"

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across water of Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, second from right, sitting at the helm of the "Senta," with a crew of four. Dr. Schmidt was married to Emma Seipp...

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The Black Point

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View across water towards the Black Point sailing on Geneva Lake. Yerkes Observatory is in the far background.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The home of William Wrigley.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The home of N.W. Harris.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Side porte-cochere of a residence.

Date: 1973 before

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, left, poses with her sister, Clara Theresa (Tessa) Schmidt Reese, and brother-in-law Dr. Hans Reese on the shrub-bordered brick driv...

Date: 1873 

Description: The hotel of S.H. Stafford, who settled about 1845.

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Rafting

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Conrad William Petersen poles a raft in the shallow water of Geneva Lake along the shore at Black Point. His younger brother, William Otto Petersen rides a...

Date: 1954-09 

Description: A view of the southeast corner of the dining room in the main house at Black Point, showing a china cabinet and tea table. The cabinet holds pieces of Cath...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A Studebaker automobile is parked on the brick drive in front of the 1905 cottage at Black Point Estate. The side and front porches on the first floor are...

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Loading the Boat

Date: 1928-08 

Description: Men use a derrick to lift a racing yacht from its trailer, obscured by the derrick's winch, onto the car on the tracks leading to Geneva Lake. The boat was...

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...

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The "Cygnet"

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across water towards the steam launch "Cygnet" with enclosed cabin and smokestack. The "Cygnet" belonged to H.A. Beidler, who developed Cedar Point ne...

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