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Fish Creek Dock

Date: 1923-07 

Description: A large group stands on the pier at Fish Creek as a boat leaves. A barn-like warehouse stands on the pier; houses, boathouses, and outbuildings are visible...

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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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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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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...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View from the Vits property, looking east, across a rustic foot bridge over Fish Creek leading to Peninsula State Park. A dachshund rests in the middle of...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A totem pole erected in 1927 in honor of the aboriginal inhabitants of Wisconsin. Potawatomi chief Simon Onanguisse Kahquados (1851-November 27, 1930), an...

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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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Family Bike Ride

Date: 1967 

Description: View from behind of a family of three biking down a paved road in Peninsula State Park. The child is riding a tandem bicycle with the father.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The totem pole has a carved wooden bear clinging to the top. The totem pole was erected in 1927 in honor of the aboriginal inhabitants of Wisconsin. Potawa...

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Hotz Garage

Date: 1912 after

Description: The stone garage and attached tower at the Hotz cottages at the top of Fish Creek Hill. The tower features a stone parapet with wooden railing, as well as...

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Road in Winter

Date: 1924 

Description: Winter scene with a snow-covered road bordered by stone walls and pillars on Cottage Row Road. Birches and evergreens line the road.

Photograph

Wetlands

Date: 1920 

Description: Trees are reflected in shallow water in the wetlands in Fish Creek Valley near the Thorp and Vorous farms in spring. The tower and other buildings of the H...

Photograph

Man in Snow

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Winter scene with a bearded man standing in deep snow among birch and conifer trees at the base of the bluff at Fish Creek. He is wearing a fur hat and hea...

Photograph

Fish Creek Harbor

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Fish Creek from the east; the bluff rises on the left, the harbor is on the right. The cottage in the foreground with pergola and lattice...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A well-dressed man identified as Uncle Rudolph Schenck takes in the view from a bluff overlooking the Fish Creek valley and harbor. There are houses and ou...

Photograph

After the Hunt

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Two unidentified young men pose in the snow with their firearms behind seven dead rabbits displayed on a barbed wire fence; there are three dogs on the oth...

Date: 1947-07-04 

Description: Group of people standing in the yard in front of the lighthouse. The verso has this annotation:

"'Eagle Light' Lighthouse, Peninsula Park, Fish Creek, Wi...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Potawotamies' last chieftain laid at rest

Date: 1931-5-31

County: Door

City: Fish Creek

Date: 1914 

Description: View from below a bluff, through evergreens and birch trees, looking up at the Hotz Fish Creek compound. The stone garage and tower are on the left.

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Hotz Bathhouse

Date: 1912 

Description: View from water of simple frame structure with rustic porch rail standing on the Fish Creek beach. A pier extends from the porch and a flag flies on a tall...

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