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Description: View of the front of the main house at Black Point, which faces Geneva Lake. The open first floor porch has broad steps to the lawn. There is a smaller sec...
Description: View of the Black Point boathouses taken from the frozen ice of Geneva Lake. Blocks of cut ice are in the foreground. A description of the photograph writt...
Date: 1907 before
Description: Hand-colored postcard bearing the inscription "Residence of Mrs. Conrad Seipp, Lake Geneva, Wis." The upper portion of the south side of the main house at...
Description: Automobile parked in front of the boathouse at Black Point. The description of the photograph written by Ernst Schmidt states, "A 1924 Loco which I just pu...
Description: An automobile is parked near the entrance to Honey Creek School, District No. 1. The school is a sturdy brick structure with raised basement and hip roof....
Date: date unknown
Description: A view of the bridge and riverbanks. A wooden structure is visible to the left of the bridge.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: View across road of six camels walking and grazing along the side of a country road near Holloway Farm. They may have been circus animals going from one to...
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: The rear wheel of a bicycle is visible beyond the small front porch of a small, deteriorating one room school. The main portion of the school building is...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Side porte-cochere of a residence.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: The N.K. Fairbanks estate, "Butternuts."
Description: Printing presses are towards the back of the long, narrow room, and in the foreground are tables with type laid out in form or frame for letterpress printi...
Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: A view of the Neoclassical-style Birge Fountain. Mythical figures decorate the foot of the structure and a woman pouring water from a basket tops the foun...
Description: A grand piano with ornate shawl stands in front of the fireplace in the music room at Black Point. The fireplace surround is covered with ornate ceramic ti...
Description: Children at the Honey Creek State Graded School, District No. 1, commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of George Washington with a dance performed...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the large hotel at Kayes Park on the south shore of Geneva Lake. There are two girls in the foreground with well-dressed women in the formal...
Description: The Lake Geneva Seminary, founded June 10, 1869 and was chartered by an act of legislature on March 1871.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.
Description: View of buildings through barren trees. Some snow on the ground.
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