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Three Generations

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Dr. Otto Schmidt, left, poses with his mother-in-law, Catherine Seipp, and his daughter Alma on the lawn in front of the main house at Black Point. Cather...

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Wedding Day

Date: 1912-08-27 

Description: View from lawn towards a group of women and children standing on the porch at Black Point. The porch, stairs and trees are strewn with streamers, part of t...

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Toy Sailboat

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Edward Schmidt Petersen sails a toy boat in the shallow waters near the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point. There is a chair and another child in the fore...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Downtown view. On the left side of the street is a restaurant, a photography store, a drugstore, and an ice cream parlor. On the right side is another ice...

Date: 1933-02 

Description: Several 16 foot sloops are shown at various stages of construction in a building at the Geneva Lake Boat Company. Untrimmed canvas extends from the deck of...

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Aram Public Library

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of Aram Public Library, Delavan WI.

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Children in Rowboat

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, standing on the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point, steadies a rowboat with her three sons and two other boys in it. Conrad Peterse...

Date: 1934 

Description: Richard Quinney as a baby held by his father, Floyd Quinney, in the family's farmyard.

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Folk Dancing

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Three couples of school age children perform a folk dance outdoors in the grass. The boys wear knickers and patterned stockings; the girls are in dresses....

Date: 1924 

Description: Mervin Kittleson and Floyd Quinney standing in front of a barn and next to a Ford Model T just before they embark for a trip to California.

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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

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Leisure Hour

Date: 1932 

Description: Several students have gathered around the piano for "Leisure Hour" at Star Center School, District No. 8, Bloomfield. Other students work at their desks. T...

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Catherine Seipp

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), the widow of Conrad Seipp, poses beneath a chestnut tree in full bloom at Black Point Estate.

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Ballplayer at Bat

Date: 1900-06-07 

Description: The faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater play a game of baseball.

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Tom Amlie's Home

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Description: Robert Bloch, Harold Gauer, Tom Amilie, and two unknown men at Amlie's home. Taken to illustrate campaign brochure of Amlie talking to "farmer types."

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Pier at Black Point

Date: 1912-08-27 

Description: View across water towards a group of well-dressed adults and children gathered on the pier at Black Point Estate on the wedding day of Alma Seipp and Willi...

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Rafting

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Conrad William Petersen poles a raft in the shallow water of Geneva Lake along the shore at Black Point. His younger brother, William Otto Petersen rides a...

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Description: Family portrait taken in the yard of the Reynolds' farm with a Model T-Ford in the background.

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Emil Schwartzer

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Emil Schwartzer, the janitor at Honey Creek School, District No. 1, poses in front of a pick up truck in front of the school building. He is wearing bib ov...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Male and female students read and practice math at the State School for the Deaf as a teacher looks on from the head of the class.

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