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Three Generations

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Dr. Otto Schmidt, left, poses with his mother-in-law, Catherine Seipp, and his daughter Alma on the lawn in front of the main house at Black Point. Cather...

Date: 1939 

Description: This map of Walworth County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, cities and town, and lakes and streams in the county. It lacks the key...

Map or Atlas

Geneva Wisconsin

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of Geneva shows lots and acreages, reserved land, and public squares. Streets and Lake Geneva are labeled. The map includes manuscript annotations...

Photograph

Wedding Day

Date: 1912-08-27 

Description: View from lawn towards a group of women and children standing on the porch at Black Point. The porch, stairs and trees are strewn with streamers, part of t...

Photograph

Toy Sailboat

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Edward Schmidt Petersen sails a toy boat in the shallow waters near the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point. There is a chair and another child in the fore...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: This map of Walworth County, Wisconsin, shows the lakes and streams flowing into the Fox River and the lakes and streams flowing into the Rock River. The d...

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: This map of Lake Geneva has relief shown by contours and water depths shown by isolines. The map includes an index of schools, churches, public services, i...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Downtown view. On the left side of the street is a restaurant, a photography store, a drugstore, and an ice cream parlor. On the right side is another ice...

Date: 1933-02 

Description: Several 16 foot sloops are shown at various stages of construction in a building at the Geneva Lake Boat Company. Untrimmed canvas extends from the deck of...

Photograph

Aram Public Library

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of Aram Public Library, Delavan WI.

Photograph

Children in Rowboat

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, standing on the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point, steadies a rowboat with her three sons and two other boys in it. Conrad Peterse...

Date: 1934 

Description: Richard Quinney as a baby held by his father, Floyd Quinney, in the family's farmyard.

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Folk Dancing

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Three couples of school age children perform a folk dance outdoors in the grass. The boys wear knickers and patterned stockings; the girls are in dresses....

Date: 1924 

Description: Mervin Kittleson and Floyd Quinney standing in front of a barn and next to a Ford Model T just before they embark for a trip to California.

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

Photograph

Leisure Hour

Date: 1932 

Description: Several students have gathered around the piano for "Leisure Hour" at Star Center School, District No. 8, Bloomfield. Other students work at their desks. T...

Photograph

Catherine Seipp

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), the widow of Conrad Seipp, poses beneath a chestnut tree in full bloom at Black Point Estate.

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Ballplayer at Bat

Date: 1900-06-07 

Description: The faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater play a game of baseball.

Photograph

Tom Amlie's Home

Date:  

Description: Robert Bloch, Harold Gauer, Tom Amilie, and two unknown men at Amlie's home. Taken to illustrate campaign brochure of Amlie talking to "farmer types."

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Pier at Black Point

Date: 1912-08-27 

Description: View across water towards a group of well-dressed adults and children gathered on the pier at Black Point Estate on the wedding day of Alma Seipp and Willi...

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