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Spring Blossoms

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Fruit trees bloom in the yard of a wood frame farmhouse. Two barrels stand by the front porch.

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Man and Dog

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Ferdinand Leonard (Fedy) Hotz poses holding a somewhat uncooperative dog in a stand of birch and other trees.

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View of Fish Creek

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View down hill towards a man fishing from the pier at Nelson Point in Peninsula State Park. Fish Creek is seen across the bay. Dr. Welcker's Casino is the...

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Spring Blossoms

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Alice Hotz Apfelbach, right, and her younger sister Margaret Hotz pose in front of a picket fence along a dirt lane which is now Highway 42. Behind the fe...

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Nelson Point

Date: 1915 

Description: Wildflowers bloom on the rocky shore of Weborg Point in Peninsula State Park, with Nelson Point in the background. A low pier extends from the point.

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Fish Creek

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Winter scene looking east on Main Street (Highway 42), with wooden commercial buildings on both sides of the street. The building on the left, 4168 Main St...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A rustic foot bridge over Fish Creek connects Peninsula State Park (foreground) with the village of Fish Creek. The Vits house is at the right end of the b...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of Peninsula Park, with the Lake Michigan shoreline in the background.

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Description: U.S. Lighthouse with people standing next to it.

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Ferdinand Hotz

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Ferdinand Hotz poses on snowshoes at the base of a bluff. The Hotz cottage complex, built in 1912-3, is seen atop the bluff. The complex included three co...

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Fish Creek Harbor

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view, looking north, from the Hotz family compound near the bluff entrance to Fish Creek. Evergreens and bare birch trees stand in the foreground,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across water towards Eagle Cliff at Peninsula State Park, established in 1910.

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Hotz Cottages

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the Hotz family compound of cottages from below the bluff at Fish Creek. A flag waves in the breeze; there are birch trees and conifers in the fore...

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Hotz Cottages

Date: 1912 after

Description: The pumphouse, foreground, and cottage at the Hotz compound at the top of Fish Creek Hill. Also shown is the log outhouse, left. The buildings are clad in...

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Fish Creek

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Winter scene from Egg Harbor Road (Highway 42) in Fish Creek looking north toward frozen Fish Creek Harbor with the bluffs in Peninsula State Park beyond....

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City View

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a residential area of Fish Creek, looking out over Fish Creek Harbor.

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Stone Tower

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: The stone tower and garage at the Hotz compound. There is also a flag pole and rustic fence. A ladder was used to access the lookout atop the tower, with v...

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Interior of the Peninsula Player's Play House, "Theater in a Garden", which opened in 1957.

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Hotz Cottage

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The entrance and gabled front of the main Hotz cottage at Fish Creek, seen after a snowfall. There are rustic branch details under the gables.

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Egg Harbor Road

Date: 1924 

Description: A rustic lattice fence encloses the Hotz family compound on Egg Harbor Road (Highway 42) outside of Fish Creek. There is deep snow on the ground and frost...

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