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Circus Hotel

Date: 1926 

Description: This old hotel was known variously as the Park, Brick, or Circus hotel and dates from the 1870s. The large brick structure has a front gable with fancy shi...

Photograph

East Troy House

Date: 1925-07 

Description: This substantial wooden hotel in the classical revival style has a large wing in the rear and another on the right. A wrap-around porch unifies the buildin...

Date: 1927-01 

Description: Two-story wood frame house sitting on a small rise on the shore of Geneva Lake. There are hoods over the windows and a single-story front porch with simple...

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Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Extensive stonework lines the garden path at the Ceylon Building, which is originally from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The students of Dunham School pose outdoors with the school building in the background. Identified are (front, left to right) LaVerne Campbell, Mildred Pet...

Photograph

The Farmhouse

Date: 1941-03-09 

Description: The farmhouse on Black Point Estate, a two-story wood frame structure painted a dark color with lighter trim. A portion of the barn is on the right.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: This map shows Black Point estate including buildings and signs, as well as a school and store near the village of Linton, country clubs, roads, Yerkes Obs...

Photograph

Walworth Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Walworth Hotel. Stairs lead to a porch where a man sits and signs that read "Billiard Hall" and "New Walworth Buffet" are visible near the sid...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with houses partially visible on the left.

Photograph

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...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Semi-circle of group in yard with a baby carriage in the middle. A large wood frame house with carpenter's lace on its porch is behind them. The third man...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of the Morris Pratt Institute, a mansard-style structure.

Photograph

New Tower Roof

Date: 1973-03 before

Description: A new roof for the tower of the main house at Black Point stands on the lawn in front of the house. The roof, of an ultra-modern design, rests on a short s...

Date: 1927-01 

Description: A side and rear view of the Cook house overlooking Geneva Lake. The main structure is a two-story frame building with an exposed basement. There is a smal...

Postcard

Lake Lawn Hotel

Date:  

Description: View of the hotel through the trees.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Shows roads, fire stations, golf course, and accommodations around Delavan Lake. "The drive around the lake is divided into zones from 0 to 900 as shown. P...

Photograph

The Black Point

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View across water towards the Black Point sailing on Geneva Lake. Yerkes Observatory is in the far background.

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...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The home of N.W. Harris.

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...

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