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Woman by the Shore

Date: 1924 

Description: A young woman poses, sitting in the shade of a tree on the shore of Europe Bay. There is a small boathouse in the background.

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Gill's Rock

Date: 1947-09 

Description: Waiting for the ferry at the Gill's Rock landing in Door County.

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Central Farm

Date: 1919 

Description: Weathered farm buildings stand beside a dirt road. Behind the buildings, the orchard is in bloom.

Date: 1964-08-23 ca.

Description: Mrs. Lloyd Lehman looks out the window of an ivy-covered barn. The barn is owned by Mr. and Mrs. Lehman.

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Cherry Blossoms

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Close-up of cherry blossoms in Door County.

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Big" Bill Thompson (center) poses with two friends from Chicago in front of a lodge.

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Rock Island

Date: 1964-08-20 ca.

Description: View over fishing boat of Rock Island, as seen from Jackson Harbor.

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Thordarson library featuring a massive fireplace with two men posing on either side of it. The building is of stone, with arched windo...

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Rock Formation

Date: 1964-08-23 ca.

Description: A large rock outcropping covered with trees and plants on a rocky beach of Lake Michigan.

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Steele Tavern

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Steele Tavern.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Thordarson library with bookcases and a spectacular chandelier with buffalo horns. The building is of stone, with arched windows.

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Sawyer Harbor

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Sawyer Harbor as seen from Government Bluff.

Date: 1903-08-02 

Description: Group posed on the lawn of Uncle Herman's house. Three women are seated on a platform swing while others are sitting on the lawn and the porch. Harry Danko...

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Girl with Dog

Date: 1921 

Description: The photographer's daughter Margaret poses with a dachshund on the path in front of the Hotz family cottage on Europe Lake. Two flights of steps on a steep...

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Cemetery Monument

Date: 1964-08-22 

Description: The Hansen monument in a Washington Island cemetery. The monument is surrounded by a cluster of Tiger Lillies which are no longer blooming.

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Beach Pine

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View looking north on the shore of Europe bay. A picturesque old pine stands near the site of the old pier.

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Uncle Herman's Farm

Date: 1903-08-02 

Description: Group of well-dressed people posing outdoors at Uncle Herman's farm. Harry Dankoler is the man in the middle holding the shutter release mechanism. On the...

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Man and Dog

Date: 1922 

Description: David Kincaid, caretaker of the Hotz Europe Lake estate, poses with a German shorthaired hunting dog. Europe Lake is in the background.

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Description: Syl, on the right, with another boy on the left holding a dog, sit on a deck outside the exterior of a building. There is a wooded yard behind them.

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