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State Normal School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of "Old Main" at the State Normal School, founded in 1868. A dirt road leads to the main entrance, flanked by columns. A central tower is visibl...

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Sailing the "Senta"

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across water of Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, second from right, sitting at the helm of the "Senta," with a crew of four. Dr. Schmidt was married to Emma Seipp...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Yerkes Observatory.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Walworth County Fair. A large crowd gathers around a carousel.

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The "Cygnet"

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across water towards the steam launch "Cygnet" with enclosed cabin and smokestack. The "Cygnet" belonged to H.A. Beidler, who developed Cedar Point ne...

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Potato fork, cauldron, and fan inside the barn on the Quinney farm.

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Entry Hall

Date: 1942 

Description: A portrait of Dr. Otto L. Schmidt hangs in the front hall of Black Point. A handwritten caption which accompanies the photograph states: "Portrait above —...

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Geneva Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Geneva Hotel.

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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Warren Potter

Date: 1932 

Description: Warren Potter, holding a bucket, poses with his sheep and lambs. There is a road in the background and a farmstead on the other side of the road.

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Buena Vista House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the inn, with three cars parked in front. There is a "Chicken & Steak Dinner" sign, as well as a "Schlitz" beer sign. The cobblestone inn was buil...

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Bassett House

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: The Bassett House in Whitewater, Wisconsin.

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Boat Construction

Date: 1928-03-24 

Description: The "Green Dragon" racing yacht, left and a dinghy under construction at John M. Nelson's workshop.

Date: 1927-01 

Description: A side and rear view of the Cook house overlooking Geneva Lake. The main structure is a two-story frame building with an exposed basement. There is a smal...

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior view of the oldest house in Delavan. There are two large trees in the front yard.

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Floyd Quinney

Date:  date unknown

Description: Floyd Quinney, Richard Quinney's father, feeding cows and chickens in a field on his family's farm.

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Katherine Quinney

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Katherine (Kate) Quinney, Richard Quinney's great aunt, crocheting while seated on the running board of a Ford Model T in the yard of her family's farm.

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Barbed wire and bicycle in the barn on the Quinney farm.

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Grain Wagon

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Richard and Ralph Quinney with their father, Floyd Quinney, riding in the back of a horse-drawn grain wagon in the farmyard.

Date: 1916-09-08 

Description: Sisters Alma, in dark glasses, and Tessa (Clara Theresa) Schmidt aboard the "Water Witch" at the pier at Black Point. Both women are wearing long white dre...

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