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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The N.K. Fairbanks estate, "Butternuts."

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: 1915 ca.

Description: The N.K. Fairbanks estate, "Butternuts."

Postcard

Black Point

Date: 1907 before

Description: Hand-colored postcard bearing the inscription "Residence of Mrs. Conrad Seipp, Lake Geneva, Wis." The upper portion of the south side of the main house at...

Photograph

Black Point

Date: 1958-07 

Description: North front of Black Point, showing the stick style detailing in the gable end. There is a small porch on the third floor with steep stairs leading to the...

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...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

New Tower Roof

Date: 1973-03 before

Description: A new roof for the tower of the main house at Black Point stands on the lawn in front of the house. The roof, of an ultra-modern design, rests on a short s...

Date: 1882-08-24 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from Kaye's Park House, with a lakeside view of the hotel, a paddlewheel steamboat, people in rowboats or standing by a Kaye's Pa...

Photograph

Snug Harbor

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The estate known as "Snug Harbor" built by George Sturges in 1884 and owned by the Sturges family until about 1908.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Small steam yacht decorated with pennants on Lake Geneva. A small group is at the front of the yacht. Shoreline with boathouses and dwellings can be seen i...

Date: 1954-08-01 

Description: Ernst C. Schmidt and Mary Helen Anderson stand on a pier and pose next to the Black Point launch "Nepenthe."

Photograph

Ernst Schmidt

Date: 1916-07-03 

Description: Ernst Conrad Schmidt (1893-1977) skips the "Water Witch" off the shore of Geneva Lake near Black Point Estate. There is a larger boat in the background nea...

Photograph

Boat Construction

Date: 1928-03-24 

Description: The "Green Dragon" racing yacht, left and a dinghy under construction at John M. Nelson's workshop.

Date: 1907 ca.

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

Photograph

Perfume Factory

Date: 1945-07 

Description: View from side of women sitting in a row working on an assembly line in a perfume factory.

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: 1947 ca.

Description: The stone monument for the Potawatomi Indians.

Date: 1925 ca.

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The home of N.W. Harris.

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