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North Bay

Date: 1942 

Description: A sailboat is moored to a wooden pier at North Bay. There is an old wooden building in the background across a marsh area.

Photograph

Spring Flood

Date: 1916-05 

Description: The Thorp house and barn are seen beyond a flooded low-lying area at the rear of the Vorous/Apfelbach farm at Fish Creek. The stone tower and buildings of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Boats docked at the fishing wharf. People are fishing from the pier, and a group of people are in a rowboat near a ferry. The bluff on the horizon is in Pe...

Date: 1949 

Description: Holiday card of the Sister Bay, Wisconsin, lakeshore. Three figures appear on the shore. Two boathouses, a covered boat, a pier, and two upright boats appe...

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Young Loon

Date: 1928 

Description: A juvenile loon stands in the snow on the hill above Europe Lake. The Hotz boathouse, with its walkway and rustic railing, is in the background.

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Fish Creek

Date: 1916-06 

Description: The barn and other outbuildings of the Vorous/Apfelbach farm stand along a rocky lane, now Highway 42. There is a row of poplar trees along a picket fence...

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Abandoned Cabin

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A small abandoned log cabin stands among tall conifers and overgrown brush. There is very little chinking remaining and no glass in the window. The cabin h...

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The Hotz Sawmill

Date: 1928-01 

Description: The sawmill at Newport in winter, with logs and lumber stacked nearby.

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Photograph

Public Library

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Sturgeon Bay Public Library, which opened in 1913 after a Carnegie Grant. Above the arched main entrance a sign reads, "Free Library....

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from water of a man with a beard standing on a pier near a small boathouse. In the background is a lighthouse with keeper's house and outbuilding.

Photograph

Cana Island

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from beach across Spike Horn Bay towards Cana Island and the Cana Island Light.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of a large ferry docked at the fishing wharf. A large group of people are standing on the pier, and passengers stand at the rails of th...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the county jail in Sturgeon Bay.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Horn's Pier (Door County) office of Horn & Joseph, dealers in general merchandise, including "Wood, Bark, Ties, Telegraph Poles, Posts, &...

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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...

Postcard

Beach in Ephraim

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View from water of beach and buildings in Ephraim.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Cottage built by Marie Gatter beginning in the 1920s along the shore road in the park. It was razed in the winter of 1960-61. The chimney was originally pa...

Photograph

Meal on Porch

Date: 1924 

Description: A group poses on the rustic porch of the Hotz family cottage on Europe Lake. There are dishes and food on the tables. The photographer's wife, Clothilde, w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of Chester Thordarson's workshop.

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