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Date: 1870 after

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

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Canning jars in the fruit cellar of the Quinney farm.

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Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of businesses lining Main Street. Signs on the buildings to the left advertise "Dentist," "School Books," and "Normal School Supplies. Drugs and Ic...

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Basement Work Bench

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Basement work bench on the Quinney farm.

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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of Yerkes Observatory. Trees and a lake are in the background.

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Description: A young girl is preparing lunch in a pot on a small stove.

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Kaye's Park Hotel

Date: 1904 

Description: Exterior lakeside view of Kaye's Park Hotel.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Marjorie Quinney looking towards the Quinney family farmhouse from a distant field.

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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State Normal School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of "Old Main" at the State Normal School, founded in 1868. The view features a main entrance flanked by columns. A statue and a sundial stand on...

Date: 1873 

Description: The home of Charles Wales, who settled in 1845.

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Grain Binding

Date: 1944 

Description: Young Ralph and Richard Quinney pose for a picture while they cut grain by themselves for the fist time. View includes a grain binder, a tractor and their...

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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...

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The Attic

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: The attic of the Quinney farmhouse.

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City Hall

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of City Hall. The main entrance is part of the bell tower. Men sit on the bench outside to the right.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: H.S. Winsor residence, with a stagecoach in the foreground.

Date: 1892-07 

Description: Procession of children and adults at the second convention of the Wisconsin Loyal Temperance League at Delavan. The LTL was a branch of the Women's Christi...

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School Exhibit

Date: 1925 

Description: An autumn exhibit and fair has been set up in the Centerville School. A post supports streamers which extend to the walls, and examples of needlework and c...

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Description: Interior view of the White Memorial Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. In the room are reading t...

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