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Public School

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elkhorn High School and its bell tower.

Date: 1925 

Description: Spring Prairie Church.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The villa at the Young Men's Christian Association Camp. A group of boys are sitting on the lawn on the left.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A view of the facade of a log cabin on the grounds of the State Normal School. A black dog sits in front of the building.

Date: 1953-06-13 

Description: Claire Chapin, granddaughter of Clara Seipp Bartholomay, with her husband, William Frederick Carr, on their wedding day at Black Point Estate. Geneva Lake...

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Quinney Family

Date: 1941 

Description: Bridget, Floyd, Katherine (Kate), Earl (Richard) and Ralph Quinney with visiting friends in front of their family's farmhouse.

Date: 1942-04-11 

Description: Five illegal gambling machines in Gardner's Cocktail Lounge at La Grange, on U.S. Highway 12. There are two 50¢ slot machines, one 25¢ slot machine, one 10...

Date: 1922 

Description: Young Edward Petersen (1921-2013) poses sitting in a wicker highchair on the porch at Black Point. He is the son of William F. and Alma Schmidt Petersen an...

Postcard

Walworth Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Buildings along Walworth Street.

Postcard

Y.M.C.A. Camp

Date: 1914 

Description: The Young Men's Christian Association Camp.

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Honey Creek Pupils

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Students of the Honey Creek School, District No. 1, pose in the school yard. There is a car in the background.

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Four Sisters

Date: 1938-07-30 

Description: The four daughters of Conrad and Catherine Orb Seipp pose for an informal group portrait on the lawn at Black Point. The sisters are, left to right, Clara...

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: 1945 ca.

Description: Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. Seven children play "Andy-Over-the-Schoolhouse", a game in which they throw a ball over...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A Studebaker automobile is parked on the brick drive in front of the 1905 cottage at Black Point Estate. The side and front porches on the first floor are...

Postcard

Public School

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Front view of a public school.

Postcard

Webster Home

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of the home of composer Joseph Philbrick Webster, with trees and a small dog in the yard. Joseph Philbrick Webster composed "Sweet By and By" an...

Date: 1916-09-03 

Description: Ernst Schmidt (1893-1977) and Jean Happich sail the boat "Illiola." Schmidt was a grandson of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, who established Black Point Esta...

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Conrad Petersen

Date: 1926 

Description: Conrad Petersen steps off the pier onto the shore at Black Point Estate. A small boat is moored to the shore in the background under a tree trunk leaning...

Date: 1954-08-01 

Description: Ernst C. Schmidt and Mary Helen Anderson stand on a pier and pose next to the Black Point launch "Nepenthe."

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