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Photograph

Circus Hotel

Date: 1926 

Description: This old hotel was known variously as the Park, Brick, or Circus hotel and dates from the 1870s. The large brick structure has a front gable with fancy shi...

Photograph

East Troy House

Date: 1925-07 

Description: This substantial wooden hotel in the classical revival style has a large wing in the rear and another on the right. A wrap-around porch unifies the buildin...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Walworth County Fair. A large crowd gathers around a carousel.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Ernst Schmidt poses in the doorway of the playhouse on the grounds at Black Point Estate. He is wearing an exotic native American style costume adorned wit...

Photograph

Grain Binding

Date: 1944 

Description: Young Ralph and Richard Quinney pose for a picture while they cut grain by themselves for the fist time. View includes a grain binder, a tractor and their...

Photograph

Fraser House

Date: 1935 

Description: East elevation view of the main entrance to the home of James Fraser.

Photograph

Locomobile

Date: 1927-12-26 

Description: A Locomobile brand car is parked on the drive at Black Point near the "laundry," the rear section of the house that served as temporary living quarters for...

Date: 1948 

Description: Margaret McGuire, Alice in Dairyland, (5th from left), with six of her roommates and the House Mother, Ms. Welch, at Whitewater State University. They are...

Date: 1927-01 

Description: Two-story wood frame house sitting on a small rise on the shore of Geneva Lake. There are hoods over the windows and a single-story front porch with simple...

Date: 1918 

Description: Three couples posed on a sidewalk in front of a Luick Ice Cream sign. An ice cream parlor is in the background. One man is wearing a sailor's uniform.

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Description: View of the building without the cross off the top of the apex. There are several pedestrians and a horse-drawn carriage in the foreground.

Photograph

Ernst and Catherine

Date: 1946-09-01 

Description: View from front of motorboat of Ernst Schmidt (driving) and Catherine Schuelke enjoying an outing on Geneva Lake.

Date: 1873 

Description: Reverend H.A. Preus and his family pose seated outdoors in front of the Spring Prairie parsonage.

Postcard

Walworth Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Buildings along Walworth Street.

Photograph

Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Extensive stonework lines the garden path at the Ceylon Building, which is originally from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: An elevated view of a man on a tractor harrowing a field on a hillside. A road and field run along the left side and a small field and trees appear on the...

Photograph

Toy Sailboat

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Edward Schmidt Petersen sails a toy boat in the shallow waters near the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point. There is a chair and another child in the fore...

Photograph

Fraser House

Date: 1935 

Description: East elevation view of the James Fraser house porch.

Book or Pamphlet

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with houses visible to the left. Two males walk bicycles down the sidewalk at right.

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