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Date: 1971-05 

Description: Poster announcing People's Art Fest, a free concert event that took place three miles west of Whitewater. Featured Soup, Fuse, Oz, Tongue, Shortstuff Hope,...

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Entry Hall

Date: 1942 

Description: A portrait of Dr. Otto L. Schmidt hangs in the front hall of Black Point. A handwritten caption which accompanies the photograph states: "Portrait above —...

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The "Nepenthe"

Date: 1928-07-04 

Description: View from shoreline of the motor launch "Nepenthe," owned by Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, resting at the pier at Black Point on Geneva Lake. The boat is "dressed"...

Date: 1942 

Description: A grandfather clock stands to the left of the stairway in the front hall of Black Point. There is a paneled door in the background and a settee on the righ...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Yerkes Observatory.

Date: 1942 

Description: Two tall bookcases stand against the far wall in the living room at Black Point. A portrait of Conrad Seipp hangs on that wall. A large bouquet in a tall v...

Photograph

Pier at Black Point

Date: 1922-07-15 

Description: A description of this photograph written by Ernst Schmidt reads, "The Black Point Pier on Saturday, July 15, 1922, just before the start of a class "C" rac...

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

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Description: Exterior view of the Elkhorn Public Library and a larger, two-story, brick building, with a storefront on the first floor. The Elkhorn Public Library is th...

Date:  ca.

Description: Exterior view of the main building at the Wisconsin School for the Deaf. The building is surrounded by a lawn and a grove of trees.

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Sailing the "Senta"

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, far left, is helmsman for the "Senta," sailing with a crew of three on Geneva Lake. Dr. Schmidt was the husband of Emma Seipp Schmidt,...

Date: 1909 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Lake Geneva from the south extending to Waukesha and Milwaukee in the north. Delavan Lake and Lake Como are identified. Several electric...

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: 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: 1900 ca.

Description: The house at Black Point, identifiable by its tower, stands above the frozen waters of Geneva Lake. Light snow covers the ground. There is a dog on the ice...

Date: 1900 

Description: This 1900 map of Walworth County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, landownership and acreages, rural residences, cities and v...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The entrance to Yerkes Observatory.

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Horse Feed Bag

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Horse feed bag hanging from the barn rafters on the Quinney farm.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the main building, with a lightpost in the foreground. A sign on the building reads, "Wisconsin Institution for the Deaf & Dumb."

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Three boys play ice hockey on a frozen pond. One boy has fallen and is sitting on the ice. Snow covers the ground, with some grass peeking through. A fence...

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