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Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph view of the Whiting House with its large harbor and boats.
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...
Description: The home of Mrs. Doc P. Maxwell, settled in 1857.
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: This pictorial bird's-eye-view map shows buildings, streets, and railroads. Included are illustrations and an index to points of interest. The bottom of th...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: The Ceylon Building from the water, from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was later purchased by J.J. Mitchell and converted to a private...
Description: The rear view of the Ceylon Building, which was from the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was later purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved...
Date: 1898 before
Description: View across water towards men and women in fine clothes posing on the deck of the steamer Arthur Kaye, which is docked at a pier on Geneva Lake. Nam...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Lake Geneva, looking southwest, with insets of points of interest.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...
Description: The Lake Geneva Seminary, founded June 10, 1869 and was chartered by an act of legislature on March 1871.
Description: The hotel of S.H. Stafford, who settled about 1845.
Description: A print depicts activity around the three-story, wood frame Geneva Flouring Mills. Horse-drawn wagons, pedestrians, and a boy rolling a hoop create a busy...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Side porte-cochere of a residence.
Description: The Ceylon Building and its pier as seen from Lake Geneva. Originally built for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the building was later purchas...
Description: Stereograph of the large hotel at Kayes Park on the south shore of Geneva Lake. There are two girls in the foreground with well-dressed women in the formal...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Lake Geneva.
Description: Stereograph view of a steamboat landing in front of the Whiting House.
Description: Foldout map of Lake Geneva.
Description: A hydrographic map of Lake Geneva that includes 15 cross sections of the depths at various points as well as a line running the length of the lake from Gen...
Date: 1890 before
Description: Elevated view from shoreline of two side wheeled steamboats, the "Lucius Newberry," left, and the "Lady of the Lake," docked at Geneva Lake. Other smaller...
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