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Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Side porte-cochere of a residence.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wood frame house with carpenter's lace and family seated and standing to side of house in background. A windmill and small barn with cupola is in the right...

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Honey Creek School

Date: 1932 

Description: An automobile is parked near the entrance to Honey Creek School, District No. 1. The school is a sturdy brick structure with raised basement and hip roof....

Date: 1975-02-02 

Description: Ernst Schmidt, at age 81, sits reading the "Wisconsin Magazine of History" at a table at Black Point. A telephone and lamp with a stained glass shade stand...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The rear wheel of a bicycle is visible beyond the small front porch of a small, deteriorating one room school. The main portion of the school building is...

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State Normal School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of "Old Main" at the State Normal School, founded in 1868. A dirt road leads to the main entrance, flanked by columns. A central tower is visibl...

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Description: Interior view of the White Memorial Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. In the room are reading t...

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A House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a house and yard as seen from the street. The gables of the house suggest Dutch Colonial style. Large plants line the walkway and vines trail up...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of Sandy Beach Resort. The building near the pier on the left has a sign on the roof for the resort. Along the shoreline are buildings,...

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Stove-Wood House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: House built of stove-wood by David Williams in 1848-49.

Date: 1931-01-05 

Description: View of the front of the main house at Black Point, which faces Geneva Lake. The open first floor porch has broad steps to the lawn. There is a smaller sec...

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Hotel and Motorcar

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from street of hotel with balcony above entrance on corner, and a clock tower. Motorcar with several people are on the left.

Date: 1956 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, schools, churches, and cemeteries.

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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of Yerkes Observatory. Geneva Lake is in the background, left. Roads and sidewalks cross the sweeping, well tended lawns. The desi...

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Lakeside Stairway

Date: 1898 

Description: Lakeside entrance exterior stairway of an elaborate residence at Lake Geneva.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View looking up hill, from near the shore of Geneva Lake, towards the main house at Black Point. Doors facing the lake on the first and second floors open...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View of the exterior. The building has a cross-shaped projection at the top.

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Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

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...

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Industrial Plant

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the back and side of the plant, which sits next to a body of water. Three young men in bathing suits sit on a wall over the bridge to the right.

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