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Description: Quarter plate ambrotype exterior view of the Charles Minton Baker residence in Lake Geneva. The home was built in 1854. The house and grounds are shown fro...

Date: 1952 

Description: The program for the summer series of concerts sponsored by George Williams College at their College Camp on Geneva Lake was designed by Edmund Elsner of Wi...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: The home of the Allertons.

Book or Pamphlet

Briarwood Residence

Date:  date unknown

Description: An exterior view across lawn towards the John J. Williams Sr. and Jr. summer residence "Briarwood." The house has a large wrap-around porch.

Photograph

Class "C" Boat Race

Date: 1925-08 

Description: The start of the Class "C" race of the Inland Lake Yachting Association Regatta at Lake Geneva. Ernst Schmidt wrote in a description of this photograph, "5...

Date: 1882 

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

Date: 1942-01-04 

Description: A winter view of the farmhouse at Black Point Estate after completion of an addition, seen on the left. The addition included a full two-story portion as w...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A row of maple trees lines the brick walkway along the main house at Black Point. There are benches on the lawn; Geneva Lake is in the background. A gable...

Photograph

Conrad Petersen

Date: 1926 

Description: Conrad Petersen steps off the pier onto the shore at Black Point Estate. A small boat is moored to the shore in the background under a tree trunk leaning...

Photograph

Boisot Residence

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The home of E.K. Boisot.

Photograph

The "Nepenthe"

Date: 1928-07-04 

Description: View from shoreline of the motor launch "Nepenthe," owned by Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, resting at the pier at Black Point on Geneva Lake. The boat is "dressed"...

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...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Frank B. Fargo, wearing a double-breasted duster and cap, is sitting at the wheel of an open automobile. His wife, Louise Mears Fargo, is sitting beside hi...

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...

Photograph

The "Arrow"

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view across water towards an unidentified man standing on the deck of the steamship "Arrow," owned by Shelton Sturges. It is docked at a pier near...

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...

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

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...

Map or Atlas

Lake Geneva

Date: 1891 

Description: Foldout map of Lake Geneva.

Photograph

Working on the Boat

Date: 1928-08 

Description: Members of the crew work on the bottom of a class C boat before the Inland Lake Yachting Association Regatta. The Lake Geneva Yacht Club clubhouse is in th...

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