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Hay Mowing

Date: 1947 

Description: Young Ralph Quinney driving a horse-drawn hay-mower on his family's farm.

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Dunham School

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Hand-colored photograph of Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. The building is built of brick and has a bell tower, with a...

Date: 1976-05-01 

Description: A bride walks down the aisle in the United Church of Christ/Congregational Church in Delavan. An usher stands to the right in the background. A painting of...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Gymnasium at the State School for the Deaf with floor mats, a pommel horse, rings apparatus, and racks of Indian clubs.

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Masonic Temple

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of the neoclassical structure. Four columns support the two-story porch. A semi-circular opening appears in the pediment, a...

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Fricker House

Date: 1936 

Description: Three views of the Fricker House on Case Street, Whitewater's first modern house, the first of its kind in Whitewater. It was finished in the winter of 193...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Young people on the fairgrounds stand in front of a tent with calves competing at the fair. Richard Quinney stands on the far right.

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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the large dome of Yerkes Observatory.

Date: 1938 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Cream Top Beer, Whitewater Brewing Co." Pictured on the label is a man sitting at a...

Date: 1925 

Description: An unidentified man in a buggy stops to water his horse at an old trough in the middle of the road. There is a handbill on a utility pole on the left.

Date: 1932-06-28 

Description: J.C. Nisbet (center), an editor of Hoard's Dairyman magazine, addresses a crowd of men, women and children at the Walworth County 4-H Club Picnic at...

Date: 1898 

Description: This map shows the contour depths of Lake Beulah, Booth Lake, and Army Lake (labeled East Troy Lake on the map) in Walworth County, Wisconsin, and includes...

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Snow in Whitewater

Date: 1881-03 

Description: View looking north along First Street to it's intersection with Main Street. Shows aftermath of a snowstorm which occurred between 27 Feb. and 3 March. Acc...

Postcard

Porter Residence

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: The home of H.H. Porter.

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W.V.B. Holloway

Date: 1946 

Description: W.V.B. Holloway, Richard Quinney's maternal grandfather, sitting at a a table looking at a large book of maps. A phone is mounted to the wall next to him...

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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Yerkes Observatory showing the entrance and two domes. There are prairie plants in the foreground.

Date: 1934 

Description: Baby Richard Quinney held by his mother, Alice Quinney, standing next to a car on Christmas day.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Male students at the State School for the Deaf practice woodworking in one of the school's shops.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Shows post offices, railroads, country clubs, and land ownership by name. Also shows the cities of Lake Geneva and Delavan and Lake Como. "Suggestions for...

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.
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