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Bird Feeder

Date: 1932 

Description: Identified as "A lunch counter for birds", a platform feeder has been mounted on a fence post behind Gardners Prairie School, District No. 7, Town of Sprin...

Photograph

The "Cygnet"

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across water towards the steam launch "Cygnet" with enclosed cabin and smokestack. The "Cygnet" belonged to H.A. Beidler, who developed Cedar Point ne...

Date: 1931-04-12 

Description: Ernst Schmidt has captioned this photograph, "The C. M. & St. P. train arriving at Zenda at 10:30 A. M. on Sunday, April 12. Alma, Edward and Conrad came u...

Date: 1925 

Description: Spring Prairie Church.

Photograph

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: 1840 ca.

Description: This 19th century manuscript map shows the roads and proposed routes, villages, and lakes and streams in Walworth County, Wisconsin.

Postcard

Walworth Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Buildings along Walworth Street.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View from hill, looking northwest, across Geneva Lake from the main house at Black Point Estate, taken in the spring of the year.

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:  date unknown

Description: A view of the facade of the State Normal School. The middle section, including a bell or clock tower, is mostly obscured by trees.

Photograph

On Madlener's Dock

Date: 1931-09-01 

Description: Albert Madlener, in rear with cap, and Ernst Schmidt, third from right, pose with a group of nine women officials of Chicago's Grant Hospital. In a written...

Photograph

Boys on Bicycles

Date: 1932 

Description: Four boys on bicycles pose at the South Heart Prairie School as two others look on. With bicycles are Charles Davis, Howard Holden, Ivan Bogie, and Raymond...

Date: 1896 

Description: This late 19th century map of Walworth County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, villages and post offices, roads, railroads,...

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...

Photograph

Man Feeding Doves

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man feeding fantail doves on a lawn at Oakwood Sanitarium. The sanitarium is in the background behind trees.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Elevated view across water of sailboats on Geneva Lake. There are people on a boat with an outboard motor in the foreground. The scalloped edge of an awnin...

Photograph

Buena Vista House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the inn, with three cars parked in front. There is a "Chicken & Steak Dinner" sign, as well as a "Schlitz" beer sign. The cobblestone inn was buil...

Date: 1942-04-11 

Description: Illegal gambling machines in Kelley's Tavern, in the city of Lake Geneva.

Photograph

Stove-Wood House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: House built of stove-wood by David Williams in 1848-49.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Halftone print of the landscaped shoreline and path at Forest Glen, the estate of Edward G. Uihlein, on the western end of Geneva Lake. A flag flies above...

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