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Prize Winning Calf

Date: 1932 

Description: William Wehring, a student at the Sharon School, poses with his Holstein calf. There is a large canvas tent in the background and a railroad car is behind...

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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: 1930 

Description: Ten students sitting at their desks in the classroom at Bay Hill School. Their teacher, Alice Holloway, stands at the back holding a book. Blackboards cove...

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Landscape view from the country road north of the Quinney farm.

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Description: A young girl is preparing lunch in a pot on a small stove.

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Highland Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Highland Hotel on Delavan Lake.

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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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Birdbath

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Snow-covered landscape with a birdbath in the foreground at the Quinney farm.

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Storm Warning

Date: 1952-07-25 

Description: The caption accompanying this photograph describes the scene: "Ernst C. Schmidt raising the storm warning flag at the dock of the Lake Geneva Yacht Club on...

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Kayes Park House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the large hotel at Kayes Park on the south shore of Geneva Lake. There are two girls in the foreground with well-dressed women in the formal...

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Pier at Black Point

Date: 1939-07-02 

Description: The launch "Penguin" is moored at the pier at Black Point; the United States flag is lifted by the breeze. A brick walkway leads to the pier.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Ceylon Building and its pier as seen from Lake Geneva. Originally built for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the building was later purchas...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior view of the library at Wadsworth Hall. There is one large table with two lamps and several mismatched chairs. Sculptures and houseplants also deco...

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Emil Schwartzer

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Emil Schwartzer, the janitor at Honey Creek School, District No. 1, poses in front of a pick up truck in front of the school building. He is wearing bib ov...

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Dunham School

Date: 1946 

Description: Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. The building is built of brick and has a bell tower and chimney, with a front door with...

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Lake Geneva

Date: 1891 

Description: Foldout map of Lake Geneva.

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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: 1905 ca.

Description: The villa at the Young Men's Christian Association Camp.

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Black Point Estate

Date: 1972 

Description: A winter view of the main house at Black Point, seen from the rear (south), shows the distinctive tower, chimneys and porches. A small one story addition,...

Date: 1927-02-12 

Description: A team of two draft horses, driven by a man standing in a wagon, pulls a portion of crib across the ice of Geneva Lake. Another man walks alongside the wag...

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