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Date: 1930-02-11 

Description: View of the Black Point boathouses taken from the frozen ice of Geneva Lake. Blocks of cut ice are in the foreground. A description of the photograph writt...

Photograph

Esterly School

Date: 1910 

Description: Esterly School, formerly George Esterly's residence.

Date: 1965 

Description: This map shows proposed streets, arterial and collector streets, lot numbers and dimensions, parks, the disposal plant, a ball park, and school property. T...

Photograph

Locomobile

Date: 1931-04-05 

Description: Automobile parked in front of the boathouse at Black Point. The description of the photograph written by Ernst Schmidt states, "A 1924 Loco which I just pu...

Date: 1909 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Lake Geneva from the south extending to Waukesha and Milwaukee in the north. Delavan Lake and Lake Como are identified. Several electric...

Photograph

The Upper Bridge

Date: 1905 

Description: The Upper Bridge in Whitewater, Wisconsin.

Date: 1954-07-12 

Description: Clara Seipp Bartholomay (1871-1956) sits with her husband Henry Bartholomay, Jr, (1868-1955) on the porch of their summer home, which was built in 1905 as...

Photograph

Bassett House

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: The Bassett House in Whitewater, Wisconsin.

Print

Black Point

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View up brick path towards the exterior of the Conrad Seipp summer home at Black Point on Geneva Lake. A horse-drawn wagon is parked in front; a dog stands...

Date: 1926 

Description: Floyd Quinney focusing his Kodak Autographic on a suburban street.

Photograph

Black Point

Date: 1958-07 

Description: North front of Black Point, showing the stick style detailing in the gable end. There is a small porch on the third floor with steep stairs leading to the...

Date: 1954-09 

Description: A view of the southeast corner of the dining room in the main house at Black Point, showing a china cabinet and tea table. The cabinet holds pieces of Cath...

Date: 1902 before

Description: Family portrait of Charles Taylor, his wife, Ellen Wishart, and their two children taken on the lawn in front of their house. Lorena Taylor, standing besi...

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...

Photograph

Ernst Schmidt

Date: 1916-07-03 

Description: Ernst Conrad Schmidt (1893-1977) skips the "Water Witch" off the shore of Geneva Lake near Black Point Estate. There is a larger boat in the background nea...

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a post office.

Date: 1975-02-02 

Description: Ernst Schmidt, at age 81, sits reading the "Wisconsin Magazine of History" at a table at Black Point. A telephone and lamp with a stained glass shade stand...

Photograph

Music Room

Date: 1959 

Description: An ornate chandelier with gas light style shades and many prisms dominates a photograph of the music room at Black Point. There is a painted frieze below t...

Photograph

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: 1942 

Description: An oval portrait of Emma Seipp Schmidt hangs above a cabinet in the music room at Black Point. A modern style settee stands in the large window bay.

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