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Hotel Glenwood

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The centerfold of a promotional brochure features a photograph of the Hotel Glenwood and a description of the springs on the grounds. The hotel, with large...

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: 1930 ca.

Description: Shows roads, fire stations, golf course, and accommodations around Delavan Lake. "The drive around the lake is divided into zones from 0 to 900 as shown. P...

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Methodist church.

Photograph

Buena Vista House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from road of the Buena Vista House. There is a utility pole in front with many wires attached. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R....

Photograph

Kayes Park House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the large hotel at Kayes Park on the south shore of Geneva Lake. There are two girls standing in the foreground, with well-dressed women in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the interior of the assembly room at the State Normal School, looking toward the front of the room. Long rows of desks fill the room. Above the...

Photograph

Elsa Seipp Madlener

Date: 1955 

Description: A handwritten note describes this portrait as: "Aunt Elsa in her summer house "The Lindens" when she was eighty years old." She is wearing a print dress an...

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A group portrait of three women and two men outdoors on the steps of the Yerkes Observatory, a facility of the University of Chicago.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1992 ca.

Description: Inside the barn at the Quinney Farm.

Date: 1971-05 

Description: Poster announcing People's Art Fest, a free concert event that took place three miles west of Whitewater. Featured Soup, Fuse, Oz, Tongue, Shortstuff Hope,...

Photograph

Dunham School

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Hand-colored photograph of Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. The building is built of brick and has a bell tower, with a...

Photograph

The Attic

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: The attic of the Quinney farmhouse. The photographer's great-grandfather, Nathan Church Reynolds (1828 - 1895).

Date: 2014-08-31 

Description: Elevated view of adults and children on the sandy beach of Geneva Lake. Many of the people are sitting on colorful beach towels, shaded by umbrellas. Other...

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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View looking up hill, from near the shore of Geneva Lake, towards the main house at Black Point. Doors facing the lake on the first and second floors open...

Photograph

Holiday Home

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View across lawn towards a car parked in front of the main building at Holiday Home Camp. The rambling wood frame building has several sets of stairs leadi...

Photograph

Lake Geneva

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from boat towards the waterfront at Lake Geneva with the Whiting House Hotel on the left and the pier extending to the right. A large sidewheel steamb...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View of a residential street lined with trees, probably taken in early spring. The home of A.H. Allyn is on the left. A covered fountain is in the Allyn ya...

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