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Black Point Estate

Date: 1977-05 

Description: This aerial view of the main house at Black Point Estate shows the brick drive and walkways near the house. Trees are just budding out. The house's distin...


A Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a bridge, taken from the bank of the stream.

Date: 1969 

Description: A view from near the main house at Black Point Estate shows the brick drive and walk in the foreground. Geneva Lake is seen in the background, framed by a...


Black Point

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View up brick path towards the exterior of the Conrad Seipp summer home at Black Point on Geneva Lake. A horse-drawn wagon is parked in front; a dog stands...

Date: 1903 

Description: Floyd and Marjorie Quinney playing in the yard at the Old Place. Floyd has a small wagon and Marjorie stands by a chair. Possibly taken by a traveling ph...


Train Derailment

Date: 1941-05-30 

Description: Slightly elevated view from bank of workmen gathered at the site of a train derailment. The man in suit and hat at far left is identified as a police offic...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of "Old Main" at the State Normal School, founded in 1868. The view from an adjacent road features the brick building's two towers with additional...

Date: 1976-05-01 

Description: A bride walks down the aisle in the United Church of Christ/Congregational Church in Delavan. An usher stands to the right in the background. A painting of...


A View of a Stream

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the stream, its banks, and a bridge taken from a high vantage point.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Black and white sketch of a mailbox on a post in a milk can, with its flag up, next to a country road. Across the road is a tree and fence, with a field an...

Book or Pamphlet

Swan Dive

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Halftone print of two divers in mid-air as other young men watch from the pier at the Y.M.C.A. camp on Geneva Lake. A sailboat is moored to the pier, which...



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...


The "Cygnet"

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across water towards the steam launch "Cygnet" with enclosed cabin and smokestack. The "Cygnet" belonged to H.A. Beidler, who developed Cedar Point ne...


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: 1902 

Description: A map of Lake Geneva and Lake Delavan, also including Lake Como.

Date: 1928-06-02 

Description: View across street towards a convertible automobile with a fender-mounted spare tire is parked in front of the Lake Geneva Auto Station on the south side o...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows roads, railroads, lakes, and land ownership by name. Also included are illustrations of select business and residences, business directories...

Date: 1934 

Description: Baby Richard Quinney held by his mother, Alice Quinney, standing next to a car on Christmas day.

Map or Atlas

Map of Lake Geneva

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A map of Lake Geneva, including the villages of Williams Bay and Fontana, and a portion of the city of Lake Geneva. The Chicago and Northwestern Railway li...


Porter's Park

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph view from footbridge with rustic railings of a small boy wearing a large hat standing at the end of the footbridge. A group of adults and anoth...

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