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Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Landscape view of the pond at the Old Place on the Quinney farm.

Photograph

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...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Delavan's Circus Colony Historic Marker

Date: 1963-08-09 

Description: Gordon Yadon, a member of the Mabie Brothers circus tent, and Mary Lou Lawrence, aerialist and trapeze artist, reading the historical marker documenting De...

Date: 1999 ca.

Description: Front porch at the Quinney farm.

Postcard

Mill Pond Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of a pond, a stream, and a lake, with a road dividing the pond and stream from the lake. Industrial buildings and a smoke stack are visible in the ba...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the main building of the State School for the Deaf.

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Description: Portrait of a man wearing a suit, tie and boater hat standing in the middle of a cobbled road intersection looking down at a small folding camera he is hol...

Date: 1981 

Description: A large, spreading bur oak is standing near the intersection of South Seventh and Washington Streets in front of a small restaurant. A van is parked in fro...

Date: 1883 

Description: Broadside advertising an auction at the L.P. Bailey farm near Delavan. Sale included cattle, horses and hogs.

Date: 1892-07 

Description: Procession of children and adults at the second convention of the Wisconsin Loyal Temperance League at Delavan. The LTL was a branch of the Women's Christi...

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Description: Engraving of Wisconsin Institute for Deaf and Dumb. A man in a horse-drawn carriage and another rider on horseback travel along the street in the foregroun...

Date:  ca.

Description: Interior view of the chapel at the Wisconsin School for the Deaf. Rows of empty, bow back chairs face a stage, where more chairs are set up under bunting a...

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Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A man stands on top of a full hay wagon parked in front of the closed door of a red barn. Above the man a grappling hook full of hay can be seen through th...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Male students at the State School for the Deaf practice woodworking in one of the school's shops.

Postcard

Walworth Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Walworth Avenue, Delavan, Wis. View of a broad downtown street.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Possibly the officers of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Junior National Association of the Deaf sitting in front of the historical marker documenting Wiscons...

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior view of the oldest house in Delavan. There are two large trees in the front yard.

Date: 1893 

Description: Male and female students seated in desks while writing on what appear to be slates. A group seated in a circle at the back of the room are possibly practic...

Photograph

Winter at the Farm

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Winter scene of a snow-covered landscape near the Quinney farm.

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