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Buena Vista House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from road of the Buena Vista House. There is a utility pole in front with many wires attached. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R....

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View of a residential street lined with trees, probably taken in early Spring. The home of A.H. Allyn can be seen at left. A covered fountain can be seen i...

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Dunham School

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Hand-colored photograph of Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. The building is built of brick and has a bell tower, with a...

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Birge Fountain

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: A view of the Neoclassical-style Birge Fountain. Mythical figures decorate the foot of the structure and a woman pouring water from a basket tops the foun...

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Haymow

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: View of the haymow inside the barn of the Quinney farm.

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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.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View of the exterior. The building has a cross-shaped projection at the top.

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A view of Yerkes Observatory at Williams Bay, Lake Geneva. It was the "largest refracting telescope in the world", according to "Wisconsin: A Guide To The...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Printing presses are towards the back of the long, narrow room, and in the foreground are tables with type laid out in form or frame for letterpress printi...

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Aram Public Library

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of Aram Public Library, Delavan WI.

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Delavan Lake

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the north shore of Delavan Lake with a lighthouse in the background. Also known as "Red Top" and "L. P. Sutter's"

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A House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a house and yard as seen from the street. The gables of the house suggest Dutch Colonial style. Large plants line the walkway and vines trail up...

Photograph

Aram Public Library

Date:  

Description: Interior view of the Aram Public Library; 404 East Walworth Avenue. The lower right corner is stamped: "Curtiss, Delavan, Wis." In the foreground is a read...

Photograph

The Old Place

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Quinney family's farmhouse including screened porch and yard.

Date: 1884 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Delavan with inset of the State Institute for Deaf and Dumb.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: A view of the White Memorial library facade, with striped shades on the windows. A neoclassical style is visible in the columns flanking the door, the ped...

Drawing

Whiting House

Date: 1873 

Description: The Whiting House with assorted traffic and people.

Photograph

Fricker House

Date: 1936 

Description: Three views of the Fricker House on Case Street, Whitewater's first modern house, the first of its kind in Whitewater. It was finished in the winter of 193...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: White Memorial Library and Birge Memorial fountain.

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.
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