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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

Date:  ca.

Description: Exterior view of the main building at the Wisconsin School for the Deaf. The building is surrounded by a lawn and a grove of trees.

Date: 1873 

Description: View of the J.M. Bailey Jr. Marble Works storefront. From the "Combination Atlas-Map of Walworth Co.", Chicago

Photograph

Grain Binding

Date: 1944 

Description: Young Ralph and Richard Quinney pose for a picture while they cut grain by themselves for the fist time. View includes a grain binder, a tractor and their...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Shows roads, fire stations, golf course, and accommodations around Delavan Lake. "The drive around the lake is divided into zones from 0 to 900 as shown. P...

Date: 1939 

Description: This map of Walworth County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, cities and town, and lakes and streams in the county. It lacks the key...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Printing presses are towards the back of the long, narrow room, and in the foreground are tables with type laid out in form or frame for letterpress printi...

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Corn Cultivation

Date: 1947 

Description: Yound Richard Quinney operating a tractor to cultivate corn.

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John Quinney

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: John Quinney, Richard Quinney's grandfather, standing in front of a horse-drawn harrow on the fields of his farm.

Postcard

Young Residence

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The home of Mrs. Otto Young.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of elevated view of passengers arriving on the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad train at the Williams Bay station. Many automobiles are parke...

Date:  

Description: Exterior of the property of the Wisconsin Institute for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb, with circle drive and people walking the grounds.

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Postcard

Lake Geneva

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a steamboat landing on Lake Geneva. A group of women are gathered on the shore.

Date: 1932-06-28 

Description: J.C. Nisbet, an editor at Hoard's Dairyman magazine, uses a rasp to trim a calf's hoof as part of his demonstration at the Walworth County 4-H Club...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the building and the grounds. Pedestrians, an equestrian, and a man in a horse-drawn carriage are in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Marjorie Quinney looking towards the Quinney family farmhouse from a distant field.

Photograph

Bridle

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Bridle hanging from the rafters of the barn on the Quinney farm.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: White Memorial Library and Birge Memorial fountain.

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Grain Wagon

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Richard and Ralph Quinney with their father, Floyd Quinney, riding in the back of a horse-drawn grain wagon in the farmyard.

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