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Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Hand-colored postcard of the "Residence of H. G. Selfridge, Lake Geneva, Wis." The large Tudor influenced house has three stories and features a tall chimn...
Date: 2003 ca.
Description: Egg crate in the chicken house on the Quinney farm.
Description: Interior view of the White Memorial Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. In the foreground is the...
Description: A light layer of snow covering the shorter grass in the foreground, which is bordered by tall bluestem grass. The tall grass is obscuring the view of two f...
Description: Mervin Kittleson and Floyd Quinney standing in front of a barn and next to a Ford Model T just before they embark for a trip to California.
Description: Exterior lakeside view of Kaye's Park Hotel.
Description: Interior view of the White Memorial Library in Whitewater. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. In the room...
Description: A family group poses on the occasion of the launching of the yacht "Mystery" at Geneva Lake. They are, from left, Alma Schmidt Petersen; Alfred Fridolin Ma...
Description: A small wood frame boathouse with a large front porch stands at the snow covered shore of frozen Geneva Lake at Black Point. Evergreens and bare deciduous...
Description: Yerkes Observatory.
Date: 2001 ca.
Description: Landscape view of the marsh on the Quinney farm.
Description: Detail from atlas of the home of James Child who settled in 1847.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Herman Amberg Preus, his wife Caroline Keyser Preus, and their family, are in the yard playing croquet. One woman sits with a closed parasol in her hand an...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: The estate known as "Snug Harbor" built by George Sturges in 1884 and owned by the Sturges family until about 1908.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Small steam yacht decorated with pennants on Lake Geneva. A small group is at the front of the yacht. Shoreline with boathouses and dwellings can be seen i...
Description: Illegal gambling machines in Kelley's Tavern, in the city of Lake Geneva.
Description: The Young Men's Christian Association Camp.
Description: Ernst C. Schmidt and Mary Helen Anderson stand on a pier and pose next to the Black Point launch "Nepenthe."
Date: date unknown
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of James and Mary Bray Holloway and their children, Lizzie and Will.
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...
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