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Map or Atlas

Map of Lake Geneva

Date: 1939 

Description: A brochure for the Wisconsin Transportation Co. includes a map of Lake Geneva with towns and shoreline property owners identified. Black Point, on the sout...

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: 1898 

Description: A hydrographic map of Lake Geneva that includes 15 cross sections of the depths at various points as well as a line running the length of the lake from Gen...

Date: 1969 

Description: A view from near the main house at Black Point Estate shows the brick drive and walk in the foreground. Geneva Lake is seen in the background, framed by a...

Date: 1905 after

Description: An exterior view of the cottage built on the Black Point Estate in 1905. There are several screened porches and large awnings over the main floor windows....

Date: 1873 

Description: A print depicts activity around the three-story, wood frame Geneva Flouring Mills. Horse-drawn wagons, pedestrians, and a boy rolling a hoop create a busy...

Photograph

Brewery Sign

Date: 1938-03-27 

Description: Carved into a large stone lintel is "Seipp and Lehmann Lager Bier Keller. Gebaut 1864 [Seipp and Lehmann Lager Beer Cellar, Built 1864]." The stone rests o...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The home of N.W. Harris.

Date: 1873 

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

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A group of nine women pose with Charles Wacker, center, on "A Sunday Afternoon - about 1914" on the lawn at Black Point. The individuals are identified, fr...

Painting

Reid House

Date: 1842 

Description: Watercolor of the Reid House, residence of William Reid at the head of Big Foot Lake (Lake Geneva). Two children and a woman are in the foreground.

Postcard

Harrose Hall

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard of the "Residence of H. G. Selfridge, Lake Geneva, Wis." The large Tudor influenced house has three stories and features a tall chimn...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The home of N.W. Harris.

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.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of a steamboat landing in front of the Whiting House.

Photograph

Whiting House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the Whiting House with its large harbor and boats.

Date: 1882 

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

Photograph

Mermaid at Popeye's

Date: 2013-08 

Description: View looking up at a sculpture of a mermaid hanging from an upside down kayak suspended from the ceiling. The mermaid is wearing seashells on her breasts a...

Photograph

View of Black Point

Date: 1928-05 

Description: The main house at Black Point, with its distinctive tower, is seen through the leafless trees from Geneva Lake. The bath house sits at the water's edge. Th...

Photograph

Family Orchestra

Date: 1938 

Description: Descendants of Conrad Seipp comprise an orchestra which performed a concert as part of the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the construction of t...

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