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Quinney Family

Date: 1941 

Description: Bridget, Floyd, Katherine (Kate), Earl (Richard) and Ralph Quinney with visiting friends in front of their family's farmhouse.

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Buena Vista House

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View of the exterior of the Buena Vista House, a hotel located in East Troy. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R Bradley of Milwaukee, w...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is gathered in a yard playing croquet. Nearby a child sits on a rocking horse and holds onto a small wagon. Behind that are some women and another...

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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...

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: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph view along shoreline of Geneva Lake at Porter's Park. A man sits in a canoe at the rocky shoreline while a woman sits and reads on a rustic ben...

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William O. Petersen

Date: 1981-06 

Description: William O. Petersen, right, poses with his wife, Jane Browne Petersen, and cousin Ernst Schmidt Reese. Jane holds a package of cucumber seeds and a hand cu...

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: View from lawn of a man holding the harness of a team of two horses hitched to an open carriage on the brick drive at Black Point. A large group looks on f...

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Carpet beater on the basement wall of the Quinney farmhouse.

Date: 1942-04-11 

Description: Five illegal gambling machines in Gardner's Cocktail Lounge at La Grange, on U.S. Highway 12. There are two 50¢ slot machines, one 25¢ slot machine, one 10...

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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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The Gas House

Date: 1929-04-21 

Description: A small, simple wood frame building stands along the brick walkway near the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point. There is lattice trim under the eaves on t...

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Duck decoy and croquet set on the Quinney farm.

Date: 1925 ca.

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

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Buena Vista House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of the Buena Vista House with electric power lines. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R Bradley of Milwaukee, who is said to have g...

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Porter's Park

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph view from footbridge with rustic railings of a small boy wearing a large hat standing at the end of the footbridge. A group of adults and anoth...

Date:  ca.

Description: Exterior view of the main building at the Wisconsin School for the Deaf. The building is surrounded by a lawn and a grove of trees.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: View of a parlor interior (probably that of Herman Amberg Preus's parsonage) with a bay window and draperies, a statue, plants, an ornate clock on a table...

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Iceboats

Date:  

Description: Iceboats at Williams Bay on Lake Geneva.

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Storm Warning

Date: 1952-07-25 

Description: The caption accompanying this photograph describes the scene: "Ernst C. Schmidt raising the storm warning flag at the dock of the Lake Geneva Yacht Club on...

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