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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.

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The octagon house. Text on the picture reads: Whitewater's octagon house is a frame one which dates back to 1855. The porch was added only a generation ago...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The N.K. Fairbanks estate, "Butternuts."

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the river and town of Whitewater on the opposite riverbank. A variety of buildings are visible, from commercial structures on the left to downto...

Date: 1935 

Description: Richard Quinney looks out the window of the farmhouse on his first birthday. Next to him on the windowsill sits a cake with one candle.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Whitewater Public Library.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The N.K. Fairbanks estate, "Butternuts."

Postcard

Black Point

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...

Photograph

North Street Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the bridge and riverbanks. A wooden structure is visible to the left of the bridge.

Date: 1932-02-22 

Description: Two students at the Honey Creek School, District No. 1, pose as if dancing a minuet outside of the school building. The boy and girl are dressed in Eightee...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Chevrolet dealership in Delavan in the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall. During the 1860s and 1870s the building was known as the...

Photograph

Black Point

Date: 1958-07 

Description: North front of Black Point, showing the stick style detailing in the gable end. There is a small porch on the third floor with steep stairs leading to the...

Date: 1935 

Description: Baby Richard Quinney rides on a full wheelbarrow pushed by his father, Floyd Quinney, across the farmyard.

Photograph

Bartholomay House

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: A front view of the "cottage" built on the Black Point Estate in 1905 by Catherine Orb Seipp, the widow of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp who had built their...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: White Memorial Library and Birge Memorial fountain.

Photograph

New Tower Roof

Date: 1973-03 before

Description: A new roof for the tower of the main house at Black Point stands on the lawn in front of the house. The roof, of an ultra-modern design, rests on a short s...

Date: 1882-08-24 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from Kaye's Park House, with a lakeside view of the hotel, a paddlewheel steamboat, people in rowboats or standing by a Kaye's Pa...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of the Morris Pratt Institute, a mansard-style structure.

Date:  

Description: Interior view of the White Memorial Library in Whitewater. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. In the room...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Small steam yacht decorated with pennants on Lake Geneva. A small group is at the front of the yacht. Shoreline with boathouses and dwellings can be seen i...

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