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Date: 1981 

Description: A large, spreading bur oak is standing near the intersection of South Seventh and Washington Streets in front of a small restaurant. A van is parked in fro...

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Founder's Oak

Date: 1981 

Description: An enormous, nearly symmetrical spreading bur oak tree towering over a picnic table and a row of conifers. Samuel Faulkner Phoenix, the founder of Delavan,...

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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...

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Retired Farmers

Date: 2013-10 

Description: Two retired farmers, Richard Quinney, photographer, on the right wearing a baseball cap with the phrase "Life is good" stitched on it, and his cousin, wear...

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...

Date: 2003 ca.

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

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Ice Skates

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Ice skates hanging from the attic rafters in the Quinney farmhouse.

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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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Health Parade

Date: 1930-05-29 

Description: School children are lined up four abreast on the sidewalk; alternate rows carry signs or flags promoting milk. Each child also wears a head band with "HEAL...

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Tour Hostesses

Date: 1969-07-31 

Description: Left to right, Zika Bakieff Petersen, Gladys Zimmerman, and Alma Schmidt Petersen pose with the dog, Bamboo, on the porch at Black Point Estate. The three...

Date: 1930-08-10 

Description: Dr. William Petersen stands behind a bench posing with his three sons, posed on bench, from left, William Otto (standing, holding a ball), Conrad William,...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Walworth County Fair. A large crowd gathers around a carousel.

Date: 1942-04 

Description: Three illegal gambling machines (slot) in the Lone Oak Inn, on Highway 12, north of Elkhorn.

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A View of a Stream

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the stream, its banks, and a bridge taken from a high vantage point.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A carte-de-visite of a political display about President Grant, utilizing posters and potatoes.

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Lap robe and phonographic records in the Quinney farmhouse attic.

Date: 2013-08 

Description: A photograph of a photograph of a kitten sitting on an old radio. The photograph is hanging in a wood frame from the rafters of the barn.

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Children in Boat

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The three sons (center) of Dr. William and Alma Schmidt Petersen pose in a row boat on the shore of Geneva Lake with two unidentified girls. The boys are,...

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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: 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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