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Date: 1923 

Description: A man with a walking stick stands on the shore of frozen Europe Lake. The Hotz boat house and pier are in the background.


Episcopal Church

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Episcopal Church with surrounding wire fence and trees.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Laurie residence, home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Laurie, occupied by them since 1870.

Date: ????-12-25 ca.

Description: Syl standing with a rifle next to a Christmas tree surrounded by presents, including numerous books and an "Iron Clad" wagon.



Date: 1923 

Description: View across water of a small sailboat along the Door County shore.

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Fishing nets drying along the shore of Lake Michigan.


Europe Lake

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the northern tip of the Door Peninsula, looking north. Europe Lake is in the center, with Europe Bay to the right. Plum Island and Washingto...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Sturgeon Bay with multiple buildings in the foreground.

Date: ????-08-02 

Description: Syl, aged two, with a St. Bernard dog in the backyard of the home of the Esau's, with Earl and Walter Esau.


Log Cabin

Date: 1914 

Description: Log cabin known as the "haunted house" on Rock Island, remodeled by Chester Thordarson. There are three people sitting on the porch.

Date: 1964-08-22 ca.

Description: A grove of cedar trees on Schoolhouse Beach. Lake Michigan is visible through the trees and a picnic table is placed near the shoreline.


Marker Unveiling

Date: 1931-07-03 

Description: The unveiling of the marker at Peninsula State Park for Chief Simon Kaquados of the Potawatomi.


Log Buildings

Date: 1926 

Description: Two deteriorating log buildings stand in a stony meadow. There is a stone fence on the left and trees beyond.

Date: 1908-03-05 after

Description: The Sturgeon Bay High School after the fire the destroyed the building on March 5, 1908.


Two Men on Shore

Date: 1923 

Description: Two men, including Ferdinand L. (Fedy) Hotz, left, stand on the west shore of Spider Island off Door County. There is a small boat with an outboard motor...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view looking northeast, with Rowley's Bay in the foreground. Europe Lake is to the left, with Europe Bay and Newport Bay separated by a narrow peni...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of the west side of Cedar Street.



Date: 1922 ca.

Description: A dachshund, a Hotz family pet, poses near the cottage at Europe Lake. A boy looks on; two others rest against the rustic railing along the side of the cot...


Whitefish Bay

Date: 1967 

Description: View across grass and sand towards a young couple, a man and woman, holding hands and walking along the shoreline of Whitefish Bay. Trees are along the cur...

Date: 1905 

Description: This early 20th century map of Door County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, landownership and acreages,...

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