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Circus Hotel

Date: 1926 

Description: This old hotel was known variously as the Park, Brick, or Circus hotel and dates from the 1870s. The large brick structure has a front gable with fancy shi...

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East Troy House

Date: 1925-07 

Description: This substantial wooden hotel in the classical revival style has a large wing in the rear and another on the right. A wrap-around porch unifies the buildin...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Three elephants on the side of the road near Holloway Farm. Two of the elephants are chained together. They may have been circus animals going from one tow...

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Black Point Estate

Date: 1972 

Description: A winter view of the northeast side of the main house at Black Point Estate. There are two large chimneys and first and second floor porches. A portion of...

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Black Point Estate

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A winter view of the main house at Black Point Estate from the northwest shows the distinctive tower and multiple porches. One of the large chimneys is vis...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is gathered in a yard around a table with a child on a rocking horse. The frame house behind them has a railing on its porch roof and latticework....

Date: 1930 

Description: Floyd Quinney seated on a covered water-chute while cows graze in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down middle of a tree-lined residential street. Power lines run along the curb on both sides of the street. There are wide terraces, sidewalks, and la...

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Black Point Estate

Date: 1972 

Description: A winter view of the main house at Black Point, seen from the rear (south), shows the distinctive tower, chimneys and porches. A small one story addition,...

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Lake Geneva Pier

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Pier at Lake Geneva at Montague's and Porter's resort, later W.F. Furbecks, at the site of Fontana Park or Buena Vista Park.

Date: 1969-11 ca.

Description: The Quinney farm basement with clothes and shoes against the wall.

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Buena Vista House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the inn, with three cars parked in front. There is a "Chicken & Steak Dinner" sign, as well as a "Schlitz" beer sign. The cobblestone inn was buil...

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Corner of Laundry

Date: 1946 before

Description: A large sink and hand water pump stand in a corner near a door of the laundry room at Black Point. The laundry was located in the "kitchen building" (demol...

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...

Date: 1916 

Description: An outdoor group portrait of the students of South Heart Prairie School. Identified on the back of the portrait are Eda Papcke, Ella Koestler, Ruth Gutzmer...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: The Petersen brothers, from far left William Otto, Conrad Schmidt, and Edward William, with an unidentified boy (probably a cousin) pose in front of a smal...

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The "Lorely"

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elsa Seipp Madlener, center, poses with her husband Albert, right, and another man, possibly Ed Daily, the engineer of the steam launch "Lorely." A handwri...

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Granary at the Farm

Date: 1969-11 

Description: Granary at the Quinney farm.

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Masonic Temple

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of the neoclassical structure. Four columns support the two-story porch. A semi-circular opening appears in the pediment, a...

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Alma and Ilze

Date: 1982 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, left, enjoys a meal with her niece (by marriage), Ilze Reese, in the dining room of the main house at Black Point Estate. This photo...

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