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The Black Point

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View across water towards the Black Point sailing on Geneva Lake. Yerkes Observatory is in the far background.

Date: 1973 before

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, left, poses with her sister, Clara Theresa (Tessa) Schmidt Reese, and brother-in-law Dr. Hans Reese on the shrub-bordered brick driv...

Photograph

East of the Barn

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Landscape of the countryside east of the barn on the Quinney farm.

Photograph

Lake Geneva Pier

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Pier at Lake Geneva at Montague's and Porter's resort, later W.F. Furbecks, at the site of Fontana Park or Buena Vista Park.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Shows post offices, railroads, country clubs, and land ownership by name.

Photograph

At the Launching

Date: 1927-06-18 

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...

Photograph

At the Dock

Date: 1932-08 

Description: Crews work on their boats at the dock of the Lake Geneva Yacht Club after one of the races of the 1932 Inland Lake Yachting Association Regatta. The tent f...

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...

Photograph

Mermaid at Popeye's

Date: 2013-08 

Description: View looking up at a sculpture of a mermaid hanging from an upside down kayak suspended from the ceiling. The mermaid is wearing seashells on her breasts a...

Photograph

Clubhouse

Date: 1928-08-16 

Description: A rear view of the clubhouse of the Lake Geneva Yacht Club. Formerly the Cook house, the building was remodeled in 1927 to accommodate the club. The buildi...

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...

Date: 1916 

Description: Southeastern Wisconsin which lies east of Whitewater and south of Port Washington.

Photograph

Ice Skates

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Ice skates hanging from the attic rafters in the Quinney farmhouse.

Date: 1936 

Description: Young Richard Quinney and his new brother Ralph seated on their father's lap in a chair on the farmhouse's porch.

Map or Atlas

East Troy

Date: 1900 after

Description: Pen and pencil on tracing paper. Shows landownership by name, local streets, local businesses, mill pond, creek, and proposed railroad.

Date: 1922 

Description: Young Edward Petersen (1921-2013) poses sitting in a wicker highchair on the porch at Black Point. He is the son of William F. and Alma Schmidt Petersen an...

Date: 1892-07 

Description: Parade of men, women, and young people attending the second convention of the Wisconsin Loyal Temperance Union at Delavan. The LTL was a branch of the Wom...

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...

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Sled and skis in the machine shed on the Quinney farm.

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...

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