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Kayes Park House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the large hotel at Kayes Park on the south shore of Geneva Lake. There are two girls in the foreground with well-dressed women in the formal...

Photograph

Boisot Residence

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The home of E.K. Boisot.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the south face of Wadsworth Hall. A flag flies from the pediment. A large lawn with shrubs and trees is in the foreground.

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...

Photograph

Alma on the Porch

Date: 1942 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen poses seated in a wicker chair on the porch at Black Point. She is wearing a dress and light coat. There is a large-leafed potted pla...

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The Baker Farm

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Young trees and corn grow in a fenced field in front of a two-story wood frame house, two barns and another building. In the background there are open and...

Photograph

The Loreley

Date: 1888 

Description: A view of the east side of the newly built Loreley, the summer home of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. The large, two and one half story, wood frame Queen Ann...

Photograph

The Senta

Date: 1915-09-05 

Description: View across water towards the Senta, owned and skipped by Dr. Otto Schmidt, on Lake Geneva near the Lake Geneva Yacht Club just before the start of...

Date: 1927-01 

Description: Two-story wood frame house sitting on a small rise on the shore of Geneva Lake. There are hoods over the windows and a single-story front porch with simple...

Photograph

Building a Sailboat

Date: 1928-01-02 

Description: John Nelson, background far right, and [?] Thompson pose next to the racing sailboat they are building for Ernst Schmidt. A portion of the planking has bee...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...

Postcard

Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Ceylon Building from the water, from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was later purchased by J.J. Mitchell and converted to a private...

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: 1890 before

Description: Elevated view from shoreline of two side wheeled steamboats, the "Lucius Newberry," left, and the "Lady of the Lake," docked at Geneva Lake. Other smaller...

Photograph

Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Extensive stonework lines the garden path at the Ceylon Building, which is originally from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased...

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...

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...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Group portrait of nine women and two men at Lake Geneva. Trees are in the background.

Photograph

New Motor Boat

Date: 1928-03-11 

Description: Covers have been pulled aside to reveal the new motor boat which sits in front of a large shed in Till Stuyvesant's yard in Lake Geneva. There is a large t...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Ceylon Building and its pier as seen from Lake Geneva. Originally built for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the building was later purchas...

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