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Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a post office.

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.

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The octagon house. Text on the picture reads: Whitewater's octagon house is a frame one which dates back to 1855. The porch was added only a generation ago...

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Stanchions in the barn on the Quinney farm.

Photograph

Black Point

Date: 1958-07 

Description: North front of Black Point, showing the stick style detailing in the gable end. There is a small porch on the third floor with steep stairs leading to the...

Photograph

Dunham School

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Hand-colored photograph of Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. The building is built of brick and has a bell tower, with a...

Date: 1932-02-22 

Description: Two students at the Honey Creek School, District No. 1, pose as if dancing a minuet outside of the school building. The boy and girl are dressed in Eightee...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with houses partially visible on the left.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Whitewater Public Library.

Postcard

Masonic Temple

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Masonic Temple.

Photograph

Locomobile

Date: 1931-04-05 

Description: Automobile parked in front of the boathouse at Black Point. The description of the photograph written by Ernst Schmidt states, "A 1924 Loco which I just pu...

Photograph

Silo Filler

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Silo filler in the barn on the Quinney farm.

Postcard

Black Point

Date: 1907 before

Description: Hand-colored postcard bearing the inscription "Residence of Mrs. Conrad Seipp, Lake Geneva, Wis." The upper portion of the south side of the main house at...

Photograph

Elsa Seipp Madlener

Date: 1955 

Description: A handwritten note describes this portrait as: "Aunt Elsa in her summer house "The Lindens" when she was eighty years old." She is wearing a print dress an...

Photograph

Rhythm Band

Date: 1932-02-22 

Description: A young girl in a frilly dress holding rhythmn sticks sits front and center among the smiling members of the Honey Creek School Rhythm Band. They are all i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with houses partially visible on the right.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Halftone print of the landscaped shoreline and path at Forest Glen, the estate of Edward G. Uihlein, on the western end of Geneva Lake. A flag flies above...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the river and town of Whitewater on the opposite riverbank. A variety of buildings are visible, from commercial structures on the left to downto...

Photograph

Library Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the tree-lined street. A fountain is visible to the right.

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