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Locomobile

Date: 1927-12-26 

Description: A Locomobile brand car is parked on the drive at Black Point near the "laundry," the rear section of the house that served as temporary living quarters for...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Ernst Schmidt poses in the doorway of the playhouse on the grounds at Black Point Estate. He is wearing an exotic native American style costume adorned wit...

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Elsa Seipp Madlener

Date: 1955 

Description: A handwritten note describes this portrait as: "Aunt Elsa in her summer house "The Lindens" when she was eighty years old." She is wearing a print dress an...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Close-up view of the Big Foot village marker erected by the Geneva Lake Historical Society. The plaque reads, "A village of Potawatomi Indians occupied the...

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Ernst Schmidt

Date: 1916-07-03 

Description: Ernst Conrad Schmidt (1893-1977) skips the "Water Witch" off the shore of Geneva Lake near Black Point Estate. There is a larger boat in the background nea...

Date:  

Description: Exterior view from road of the White Memorial Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. Above the main...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down middle of a tree-lined residential street. Power lines run along the curb on both sides of the street. There are wide terraces, sidewalks, and la...

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...

Date: 1873 

Description: The Lake Geneva Seminary, founded June 10, 1869 and was chartered by an act of legislature on March 1871.

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The Attic

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: The attic of the Quinney farmhouse.

Date:  date unknown

Description: In the foreground is a man with a cow and a haystack, with a family and a farmstead in the background. Walworth Co.

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Winter Coat

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Winter coat hanging from the attic rafters in the Quinney farmhouse.

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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: 1890 

Description: Esterly Harvesting Machine Company across a snowy road.

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Buena Vista House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of the Buena Vista House with electric power lines. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R Bradley of Milwaukee, who is said to have g...

Date: 1954-07-12 

Description: Clara Seipp Bartholomay (1871-1956) sits with her husband Henry Bartholomay, Jr, (1868-1955) on the porch of their summer home, which was built in 1905 as...

Date: 1872 after

Description: A view of the facade and side of the First Methodist Church. All visible windows are made of stained glass and the highly ornate steeple is partially obsc...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the south face of Wadsworth Hall. A flag flies from the pediment. A large lawn with shrubs and trees is in the foreground.

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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"

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The home of William Wrigley.

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