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Date: 1925 

Description: Spring Prairie Church.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a lawn at the State Normal School accented with a bust and sundial. Trees and various plantings dot the landscape.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. Seven children play "Andy-Over-the-Schoolhouse", a game in which they throw a ball over...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A Studebaker automobile is parked on the brick drive in front of the 1905 cottage at Black Point Estate. The side and front porches on the first floor are...

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Lakeside Stairway

Date: 1898 

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

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the south face of Wadsworth Hall. A flag flies from the pediment. A large lawn with shrubs and trees is in the foreground.

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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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Madlener House

Date: 1929-11 

Description: A side view of the Lake Geneva summer home of Albert and Elsa Seipp Madlener shows progress during remodeling. A portion of the porch has been removed and...

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Kayes Park House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the large hotel at Kayes Park on the south shore of Geneva Lake. There are two girls in the foreground with well-dressed women in the formal...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the facade of the State Normal School. The middle section, including a bell or clock tower, is mostly obscured by trees.

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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: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the north front of Wadsworth Hall. A large garden is visible in the foreground.

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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...

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Black Point Estate

Date: 1972 

Description: A winter view of the main house at Black Point, seen from the rear (south), shows the distinctive tower, chimneys and porches. A small one story addition,...

Date: 1941-03-09 

Description: View of the barn at Black Point, which has a gambrel roof and large ventilator. The stone or block silo is on the right. An accompanying note states that t...

Date: 1981 

Description: A large, spreading bur oak is standing near the intersection of South Seventh and Washington Streets in front of a small restaurant. A van is parked in fro...

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The Whiting House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View from water over boats towards the four-story wood frame Second Empire style Whiting House Hotel standing on the lake shore at Lake Geneva. Several set...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Lake Geneva with the Lake Geneva steamboat.

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