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Date: 1912 ca.
Description: The photographer's daughters, from left, Helen, Alice, Margaret and son Ferdinand Leonard at the wheel, pose on a two-masted boat, the Martha G., wh...
City: Fish Creek
Description: A footbridge crossing Fish Creek into Peninsula Stat Park.
Description: View looking west from the Hotz property on Fish Creek Beach. The Thorp bathhouse is on the left, with the Welcker bathhouses beyond. There are houses an...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Winter view looking east on Main Street (Highway 42), with wooden commercial buildings on both sides of the street. The building on the left, 4168 Main Str...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Hen Island is reflected in the water of Fish Creek Bay in this view from Nelson Point in Peninsula State Park. The homes and businesses of Fish Creek are i...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Ferdinand Leonard (Fedy) Hotz poses holding a somewhat uncooperative dog in a stand of birch and other trees.
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...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Aerial view of town and shoreline.
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.
Date: date unknown
Description: Dirt road going through woods past stone wall.
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...
Description: Ferdinand Hotz poses wearing snowshoes at his cottage in Fish Creek, now 4108 Main Street. There is a large snowdrift in the foreground.
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...
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...
Description: U.S. Lighthouse with people standing next to it.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: View from the base of the bluff looking up at the Hotz compound. A flag blows in the breeze above birch and evergreen trees. A woman is standing on the por...
Description: A grassy path in the woods.
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