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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: 1938 ca.

Description: Young Ralph Quinney fills a water trough for a group of Jersey cows on the family farm.

Date: 1905 after

Description: An exterior view of the cottage built on the Black Point Estate in 1905. There are several screened porches and large awnings over the main floor windows....

Date: 1901-07 

Description: A standing, full-length studio portrait of Catherine Bartholomay forms the left half of a postcard. She is wearing a long dress with full sleeves. She is s...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen controls the sheets on a small sailboat. Her husband, William F. Petersen, sits aft. The child between them is unidentified. The sail...

Date: 1913 ca.

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

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Wedding Day

Date: 1912-08-27 

Description: View from lawn towards a group of women and children standing on the porch at Black Point. The porch, stairs and trees are strewn with streamers, part of t...

Date: 1944-07-12 

Description: Family members pose on the lawn of the Bartholomay house on the Black Point Estate. They have gathered to celebrate the fiftieth wedding anniversary of Cla...

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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: 1930 ca.

Description: This map has relief shown pictorially and shows plat of the city, block numbers, land ownership by name, local streets, railroads, mill pond, and part of G...

Date: 1928-06-02 

Description: View across street towards a convertible automobile with a fender-mounted spare tire parked in front of the Lake Geneva Auto Station on the south side of t...

Date: 1982-05 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, left, walks arm and arm with her sister, Clara Theresa (Tessa) Reese on the grounds of Black Point Estate. Behind them are two of A...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The gymnasium for the State Normal School.

Date: 1942-04 

Description: Three illegal gambling machines (slot) in the Lone Oak Inn, on Highway 12, north of Elkhorn.

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John Quinney

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: John Quinney, Richard Quinney's grandfather, standing in front of a horse-drawn harrow on the fields of his farm.

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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

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Storm Warning

Date: 1952-07-25 

Description: The caption accompanying this photograph describes the scene: "Ernst C. Schmidt raising the storm warning flag at the dock of the Lake Geneva Yacht Club on...

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Music Room

Date: 1954-09 

Description: A grand piano with ornate shawl stands in front of the fireplace in the music room at Black Point. The fireplace surround is covered with ornate ceramic ti...

Date: 1901-07 

Description: Standing full-length portrait of Henry Bartholomay forms the left half of a postcard. The message reads: "Love and Greetings from Your loving cousin Henry...

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Getting Water

Date: 1931 

Description: George Stallman and Walter Shinkus pose with a bucket at the water pump outside the Tibbets School. They are "getting water for the school." There are hou...

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