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Date: 1981 

Description: A large, spreading bur oak is standing near the intersection of South Seventh and Washington Streets in front of a small restaurant. A van is parked in fro...

Photograph

Founder's Oak

Date: 1981 

Description: An enormous, nearly symmetrical spreading bur oak tree towering over a picnic table and a row of conifers. Samuel Faulkner Phoenix, the founder of Delavan,...

Date: 1966 

Description: This 1966 map shows topography, roads, highways, golf courses, government buildings, and businesses around Delavan Lake in Walworth County, Wisconsin. Incl...

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Health Parade

Date: 1930-05-29 

Description: School children are lined up four abreast on the sidewalk; alternate rows carry signs or flags promoting milk. Each child also wears a head band with "HEAL...

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Tour Hostesses

Date: 1969-07-31 

Description: Left to right, Zika Bakieff Petersen, Gladys Zimmerman, and Alma Schmidt Petersen pose with the dog, Bamboo, on the porch at Black Point Estate. The three...

Date: 1930-08-10 

Description: Dr. William Petersen stands behind a bench posing with his three sons, posed on bench, from left, William Otto (standing, holding a ball), Conrad William,...

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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...

Book or Pamphlet

Scrapbook Cover

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two pandas "scrap" on the embossed leather cover of a scrapbook bearing the title "Snaps and Scraps." Metallic gold highlights the embossed areas. The scra...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Two boys sled down a snow covered hillside at the farm. Two leafless trees are on the right. Along the horizon is a red building on the left with a fence s...

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Children in Boat

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The three sons (center) of Dr. William and Alma Schmidt Petersen pose in a row boat on the shore of Geneva Lake with two unidentified girls. The boys are,...

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Bassett House

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: The Bassett House in Whitewater, Wisconsin.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The home of William Wrigley.

Date: 1903 

Description: Floyd and Marjorie Quinney playing in the yard at the Old Place. Floyd has a small wagon and Marjorie stands by a chair. Possibly taken by a traveling ph...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Conrad Petersen, far right, poses in front of his brother, Edward Petersen, and three other children near the porch at Black Point. The girl in front holds...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The entrance to Yerkes Observatory.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Group portrait of nine women and two men at Lake Geneva. Trees are in the background.

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Camels Near Farm

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View across road of six camels walking and grazing along the side of a country road near Holloway Farm. They may have been circus animals going from one to...

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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...

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Sheridan Race

Date: 1914 

Description: The sailboat "Senta" competes in the Sheridan Prize Race at Geneva Lake. The "Senta" belonged to Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, who is the skipper here. He was an ow...

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Young Residence

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: The home of Mrs. Otto Young.

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