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Painting

Reid House

Date: 1842 

Description: Watercolor of the Reid House, residence of William Reid at the head of Big Foot Lake (Lake Geneva). Two children and a woman are in the foreground.

Photograph

Quinney Family

Date: 1941 

Description: Bridget, Floyd, Katherine (Kate), Earl (Richard) and Ralph Quinney with visiting friends in front of their family's farmhouse.

Photograph

Buena Vista House

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View of the exterior of the Buena Vista House, a hotel located in East Troy. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R Bradley of Milwaukee, w...

Date: 1966 

Description: The map shows streets, wells, school land, parks, cemeteries, railroads, and the Delbrook Golf Course. The bottom of the map reads: "January 11, 1962 May 2...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is gathered in a yard playing croquet. Nearby a child sits on a rocking horse and holds onto a small wagon. Behind that are some women and another...

Date: 1962 

Description: This blue print map shows 5 zoning districts, as well as lot and block numbers and dimensions, public land, streets, and Mill Pond. The zones are: "Single...

Photograph

The "Lorely"

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elsa Seipp Madlener, center, poses with her husband Albert, right, and another man, possibly Ed Daily, the engineer of the steam launch "Lorely." A handwri...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is gathered in a yard around a table with a child on a rocking horse. The frame house behind them has a railing on its porch roof and latticework....

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph view along shoreline of Geneva Lake at Porter's Park. A man sits in a canoe at the rocky shoreline while a woman sits and reads on a rustic ben...

Photograph

William O. Petersen

Date: 1981-06 

Description: William O. Petersen, right, poses with his wife, Jane Browne Petersen, and cousin Ernst Schmidt Reese. Jane holds a package of cucumber seeds and a hand cu...

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Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin School for the Deaf in Delavan, Wisconsin, with a background image of an elevated view of the school? and surrounding grounds p...

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: View from lawn of a man holding the harness of a team of two horses hitched to an open carriage on the brick drive at Black Point. A large group looks on f...

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Carpet beater on the basement wall of the Quinney farmhouse.

Postcard

Oak Park

Date: 1909-08 

Description: View of trees and dirt road in Oak Park.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Distant view of the mill, with a stream leading to it, and a road paralleling the stream on the right.

Date: 1942-04-11 

Description: Five illegal gambling machines in Gardner's Cocktail Lounge at La Grange, on U.S. Highway 12. There are two 50¢ slot machines, one 25¢ slot machine, one 10...

Photograph

Circus Hotel

Date: 1926 

Description: This old hotel was known variously as the Park, Brick, or Circus hotel and dates from the 1870s. The large brick structure has a front gable with fancy shi...

Photograph

The Gas House

Date: 1929-04-21 

Description: A small, simple wood frame building stands along the brick walkway near the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point. There is lattice trim under the eaves on t...

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Duck decoy and croquet set on the Quinney farm.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The front of the Northwestern Naval and Military Acadamy.

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